The Short Term Outlook is Not Great for Hunter Pence, Nomar Mazara and Joey Gallo

Out of the top 60 outfielders based on total projected fantasy points between now and 7/22, 15 have a projected rank that is substantially worse than their season to date rank. A couple outfielders who are projected to come up below their season rank in the short term are Nomar Mazara (#76) and Joey Gallo (#65). But of all the outfielders with a lower short term ranking, Hunter Pence is the lowest ranking one at #101, down from #47 season-to-date. There are 15 outfielders that you will want to make sure are starting for you because they are projected to be better over the next 10 days than their season-to-date rank. George Springer, at #5, is the highest ranking outfielder of this 'must start' group. There are a number of outfielders projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. Kevin Kiermaier, at #20, is the highest ranking outfielder of this waiver wire group.

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[*] = Owned in Under 65% of Leagues, [+/-] = Players With Better/Worse Ranking vs Season-to-Date

TOP 1-2021-4041-60
C. Yelich (MIL) 42 FP, 11 GPA. Eaton (WAS) 29 FP, 10 GP +M. Kepler (MIN) 26 FP, 10 GP -
C. Blackmon (COL) 41 FP, 11 GPA. Dickerson* (SF) 28 FP, 12 GPA. Garcia (TB) 26 FP, 12 GP
M. Betts (BOS) 41 FP, 11 GPA. Hicks (NYY) 28 FP, 11 GP +J. Pederson (LAD) 26 FP, 10 GP -
M. Trout (LAA) 40 FP, 10 GPJ. Winker* (CIN) 28 FP, 11 GPR. Braun (MIL) 25 FP, 11 GP +
G. Springer (HOU) 38 FP, 11 GP +A. Gordon (KC) 28 FP, 10 GPN. Markakis (ATL) 25 FP, 10 GP -
T. Pham (TB) 37 FP, 12 GP +R. Grichuk* (TOR) 27 FP, 11 GPL. Cain (MIL) 25 FP, 11 GP
J. Soto (WAS) 36 FP, 10 GPK. Calhoun (LAA) 27 FP, 10 GPK. Pillar* (SF) 25 FP, 12 GP
A. Meadows (TB) 36 FP, 12 GP +N. Castellanos (DET) 27 FP, 10 GPJ. Dyson* (ARI) 25 FP, 10 GP
A. Judge (NYY) 33 FP, 11 GP +B. Reynolds (PIT) 27 FP, 10 GPJ. Bradley* (BOS) 25 FP, 11 GP
M. Brantley (HOU) 33 FP, 11 GPT. Mancini (BAL) 27 FP, 10 GP -A. Verdugo (LAD) 24 FP, 10 GP -
A. Benintendi (BOS) 31 FP, 11 GP +C. Stewart* (DET) 27 FP, 10 GPG. Allen* (CLE) 24 FP, 11 GP
Y. Alvarez (HOU) 30 FP, 11 GP +B. Harper (PHI) 27 FP, 10 GP -K. Schwarber (CHC) 24 FP, 10 GP -
Y. Puig (CIN) 30 FP, 11 GP +E. Jimenez (CHW) 27 FP, 11 GP +D. Dietrich* (CIN) 24 FP, 11 GP
J. Upton (LAA) 30 FP, 10 GP +T. Naquin* (CLE) 26 FP, 11 GPA. Pollock (LAD) 24 FP, 10 GP +
D. Dahl (COL) 30 FP, 11 GPO. Mercado (CLE) 26 FP, 11 GPJ. Bruce (PHI) 24 FP, 10 GP -
R. Acuna (ATL) 30 FP, 10 GP -B. Gardner* (NYY) 26 FP, 11 GPM. Yastrzemski* (SF) 24 FP, 12 GP
V. Robles (WAS) 30 FP, 10 GP +G. Parra* (WAS) 26 FP, 10 GPJ. Reddick* (HOU) 24 FP, 11 GP
R. Hoskins (PHI) 29 FP, 10 GP -S. Ohtani (LAA) 26 FP, 10 GP +D. Peralta (ARI) 24 FP, 8 GP -
S. Marte (PIT) 29 FP, 10 GPG. Polanco* (PIT) 26 FP, 10 GPC. Dickerson* (PIT) 24 FP, 10 GP
K. Kiermaier* (TB) 29 FP, 12 GPE. Rosario (MIN) 26 FP, 10 GP -J. Soler (KC) 24 FP, 10 GP -

Top 60 Projected Starting Pitchers 7/12 to 7/22

There are 18 starting pitchers who are typically starting fantasy starting pitchers but are projected for fewer points than normal. Dylan Cease, for example, is projected to be just the #198 starting pitcher during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options. There are 7 starting pitchers whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. At #14, Jordan Yamamoto is the highest ranking must start. If you need help at starting pitcher there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 60 in the short term. At #26, Austin Voth is the highest ranking one.

TOP 1-2021-4041-60
M. Scherzer (WAS) 17 FP, 2 GPP. Corbin (WAS) 7 FP, 2 GPJ. Gray (COL) 5 FP, 2 GP
G. Cole (HOU) 14 FP, 3 GPM. Fiers (OAK) 7 FP, 2 GPA. Sanchez (WAS) 4 FP, 2 GP +
J. Verlander (HOU) 13 FP, 2 GPCaleb Smith (MIA) 7 FP, 2 GPA. Heaney (LAA) 4 FP, 2 GP +
J. deGrom (NYM) 13 FP, 2 GPD. Price (BOS) 7 FP, 2 GPA. Plutko* (CLE) 4 FP, 2 GP
W. Buehler (LAD) 13 FP, 2 GPN. Syndergaard (NYM) 7 FP, 2 GPS. Gray (CIN) 4 FP, 3 GP
M. Clevinger (CLE) 13 FP, 3 GPAustin Voth* (WAS) 6 FP, 2 GPB. Woodruff (MIL) 4 FP, 2 GP -
D. German (NYY) 12 FP, 3 GPY. Chirinos (TB) 6 FP, 3 GPM. Tanaka (NYY) 4 FP, 2 GP
C. Kershaw (LAD) 12 FP, 2 GPB. McKay (TB) 6 FP, 2 GP +Kenta Maeda (LAD) 4 FP, 2 GP
H. Ryu (LAD) 11 FP, 2 GPM. Soroka (ATL) 6 FP, 2 GPM. Kelly* (ARI) 4 FP, 2 GP
C. Morton (TB) 11 FP, 2 GPZ. Plesac* (CLE) 6 FP, 2 GPM. Boyd (DET) 4 FP, 2 GP
S. Strasburg (WAS) 10 FP, 2 GPJ. Quintana (CHC) 6 FP, 2 GP +M. Gonzales (SEA) 4 FP, 2 GP +
Z. Greinke (ARI) 9 FP, 2 GPL. Giolito (CHW) 5 FP, 2 GP -M. Bumgarner (SF) 3 FP, 2 GP
C. Sale (BOS) 9 FP, 2 GPGerman Marquez (COL) 5 FP, 2 GPD. Keuchel (ATL) 3 FP, 2 GP
J. Yamamoto (MIA) 9 FP, 2 GP +C. Paddack (SD) 5 FP, 2 GPW. Miley (HOU) 3 FP, 2 GP -
S. Bieber (CLE) 9 FP, 2 GPJ. Berrios (MIN) 5 FP, 2 GPC. Bassitt* (OAK) 3 FP, 2 GP
T. Bauer (CLE) 9 FP, 2 GPZ. Wheeler (NYM) 5 FP, 2 GPJ. Flaherty (STL) 3 FP, 2 GP
K. Hendricks (CHC) 8 FP, 2 GPA. Nola (PHI) 5 FP, 2 GPC. Anderson* (MIL) 3 FP, 3 GP
B. Snell (TB) 8 FP, 2 GPM. Minor (TEX) 5 FP, 2 GPZ. Davies (MIL) 3 FP, 2 GP
R. Ray (ARI) 8 FP, 3 GPJ. Lester (CHC) 5 FP, 2 GPJ. Musgrove (PIT) 3 FP, 2 GP
L. Castillo (CIN) 7 FP, 2 GPR. Porcello (BOS) 5 FP, 2 GP +B. Keller* (KC) 3 FP, 2 GP

Top 30 Projected Catchers 7/12 to 7/22

There are a number of catchers projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. Kurt Suzuki, at #6, is the highest ranking catcher of this waiver wire group. Buster Posey is the only catcher whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. There are only 4 catchers who are projected to be short term fantasy busts. Mitch Garver, for example, is projected to be just the #37 catcher during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-1011-2021-30
B. Posey (SF) 28 FP, 12 GP +C. Casali* (CIN) 19 FP, 11 GPC. Kelly* (ARI) 17 FP, 10 GP
G. Sanchez (NYY) 26 FP, 11 GPM. Zunino* (TB) 19 FP, 12 GPT. Barnhart* (CIN) 16 FP, 11 GP
Willson Contreras (CHC) 24 FP, 10 GPK. Smith* (LAA) 19 FP, 10 GPM. Maldonado* (KC) 16 FP, 10 GP
Y. Grandal (MIL) 22 FP, 11 GPC. Vazquez (BOS) 18 FP, 11 GP -T. Flowers* (ATL) 15 FP, 10 GP
R. Chirinos (HOU) 21 FP, 11 GPW. Castillo* (CHW) 18 FP, 11 GPT. Wolters* (COL) 14 FP, 11 GP
K. Suzuki* (WAS) 20 FP, 10 GPC. Herrmann* (OAK) 18 FP, 10 GPT. d`Arnaud* (TB) 14 FP, 12 GP
J. Realmuto (PHI) 20 FP, 10 GPR. Perez* (CLE) 17 FP, 11 GPA. Barnes* (LAD) 14 FP, 10 GP
W. Ramos (NYM) 20 FP, 9 GPA. Avila* (ARI) 17 FP, 10 GPY. Gomes* (WAS) 14 FP, 10 GP
C. Iannetta* (COL) 20 FP, 11 GPO. Narvaez (SEA) 17 FP, 9 GP -J. Alfaro* (MIA) 14 FP, 10 GP
D. Jansen* (TOR) 20 FP, 11 GPC. Sisco* (BAL) 17 FP, 10 GPJ. McCann (CHW) 13 FP, 11 GP -

Top 30 Projected First Basemen 7/12 to 7/22

There are a number of first basemen projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. Justin Smoak, at #7, is the highest ranking first baseman of this waiver wire group. There are only 5 first basemen whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. J.D. Martinez, at #2, is the highest ranking first baseman of this 'must start' group. There are 7 first basemen that ordinarily are fantasy starters, that you may need to bench. C.J. Cron, for example, is projected to be just the #52 first baseman during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-1011-2021-30
C. Santana (CLE) 36 FP, 11 GPJ. Abreu (CHW) 30 FP, 11 GPM. Adams* (WAS) 28 FP, 10 GP
J. Martinez (BOS) 35 FP, 11 GP +M. Muncy (LAD) 30 FP, 10 GPR. Zimmerman* (WAS) 28 FP, 10 GP
C. Bellinger (LAD) 35 FP, 10 GPJ. Aguilar* (MIL) 29 FP, 11 GPM. Olson (OAK) 27 FP, 10 GP
J. Bell (PIT) 34 FP, 10 GPN. Cruz (MIN) 29 FP, 10 GP +I. Desmond* (COL) 27 FP, 11 GP
E. Encarnacion (NYY) 34 FP, 11 GPY. Gurriel (HOU) 29 FP, 11 GPL. Voit (NYY) 26 FP, 11 GP -
F. Freeman (ATL) 33 FP, 10 GPM. Carpenter (STL) 29 FP, 11 GP +R. McMahon* (COL) 26 FP, 11 GP
J. Smoak* (TOR) 32 FP, 11 GPK. Davis (OAK) 29 FP, 10 GP +D. Vogelbach (SEA) 26 FP, 9 GP -
A. Rizzo (CHC) 30 FP, 10 GPP. Alonso (NYM) 28 FP, 9 GP -J. Choi* (TB) 26 FP, 11 GP
J. Votto (CIN) 30 FP, 11 GP +P. Goldschmidt (STL) 28 FP, 11 GPB. Bradley* (CLE) 26 FP, 11 GP
B. Belt* (SF) 30 FP, 12 GPJ. Bauers* (CLE) 28 FP, 11 GPH. Dozier (KC) 26 FP, 10 GP -

Top 30 Projected Second Basemen 7/12 to 7/22

If you need help at second baseman there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 30 in the short term. At #13, Brian Dozier is the highest ranking one. There are only 6 second basemen whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. At #1, Jose Altuve is the highest ranking must start. There are only 6 second basemen who are projected to be short term fantasy busts. Brandon Lowe, for example, is projected to be just the #33 second baseman during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-1011-2021-30
J. Altuve (HOU) 32 FP, 11 GP +O. Albies (ATL) 26 FP, 10 GP -J. Villar (BAL) 22 FP, 10 GP -
W. Merrifield (KC) 32 FP, 10 GPN. Senzel (CIN) 26 FP, 11 GP +C. Hernandez (PHI) 22 FP, 10 GP -
D. LeMahieu (NYY) 31 FP, 11 GPB. Dozier* (WAS) 26 FP, 10 GPJ. McNeil (NYM) 21 FP, 9 GP -
G. Torres (NYY) 30 FP, 11 GPJ. Wendle* (TB) 26 FP, 12 GPR. Garcia* (CHC) 21 FP, 10 GP
K. Marte (ARI) 29 FP, 10 GPN. Goodrum* (DET) 24 FP, 10 GPR. Cano* (NYM) 21 FP, 9 GP
C. Biggio (TOR) 29 FP, 11 GP +J. Panik* (SF) 23 FP, 12 GPF. Barreto* (OAK) 21 FP, 10 GP
D. Murphy (COL) 29 FP, 11 GP +H. Kendrick* (WAS) 23 FP, 10 GPS. Wilkerson* (BAL) 21 FP, 10 GP
Y. Moncada (CHW) 29 FP, 11 GPK. Hiura (MIL) 23 FP, 11 GP +A. Frazier* (PIT) 20 FP, 10 GP
J. Baez (CHC) 28 FP, 10 GPJ. Kipnis* (CLE) 23 FP, 11 GPA. Cabrera (TEX) 20 FP, 9 GP -
S. Gennett (CIN) 27 FP, 11 GP +K. Wong* (STL) 22 FP, 11 GPD. Gordon (SEA) 19 FP, 9 GP

Top 30 Projected Third Basemen 7/12 to 7/22

There are a number of third basemen projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. At #8, Evan Longoria is the highest ranking one. There are only 3 third basemen whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. At #4, Jose Ramirez is the highest ranking must start. There are only 2 third basemen who are projected to be short term fantasy busts. Eduardo Escobar, for example, is projected to be just the #16 third baseman. He is still probably a fantasy starter for most owners.

TOP 1-1011-2021-30
A. Rendon (WAS) 40 FP, 10 GPM. Chapman (OAK) 30 FP, 10 GPM. Sano* (MIN) 21 FP, 10 GP
A. Bregman (HOU) 40 FP, 11 GPE. Suarez (CIN) 30 FP, 11 GPM. Franco* (PHI) 21 FP, 10 GP
N. Arenado (COL) 39 FP, 11 GPJ. Turner (LAD) 27 FP, 10 GPR. Nunez* (BAL) 21 FP, 10 GP
J. Ramirez (CLE) 36 FP, 11 GP +M. Chavis (BOS) 26 FP, 11 GPR. Ruiz* (BAL) 20 FP, 10 GP
R. Devers (BOS) 34 FP, 11 GPJ. Donaldson (ATL) 25 FP, 10 GP -P. Sandoval* (SF) 20 FP, 12 GP
V. Guerrero Jr. (TOR) 33 FP, 11 GP +E. Escobar (ARI) 24 FP, 10 GP -B. Drury* (TOR) 19 FP, 11 GP
Y. Diaz (TB) 33 FP, 12 GP +J. Lamb* (ARI) 23 FP, 10 GPC. Cuthbert* (KC) 19 FP, 10 GP
E. Longoria* (SF) 32 FP, 12 GPK. Seager* (SEA) 22 FP, 9 GPJ. Kang* (PIT) 19 FP, 10 GP
K. Bryant (CHC) 31 FP, 10 GPJ. Candelario* (DET) 21 FP, 10 GPC. Sanchez* (CHW) 18 FP, 11 GP
M. Moustakas (MIL) 31 FP, 11 GPA. Riley (ATL) 21 FP, 10 GPT. Frazier* (NYM) 18 FP, 9 GP

Top 30 Projected Shortstops 7/12 to 7/22

If you need help at shortstop there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 30 in the short term. Eric Sogard, at #7, is the highest ranking shortstop of this waiver wire group. There are only 5 shortstops whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. Francisco Lindor, at #1, is the highest ranking shortstop of this 'must start' group. There are 8 shortstops that ordinarily are fantasy starters, that you may need to bench. Carlos Correa, for example, is projected to be just the #54 shortstop during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-1011-2021-30
F. Lindor (CLE) 38 FP, 11 GP +J. Polanco (MIN) 27 FP, 10 GP -K. Newman* (PIT) 23 FP, 10 GP
T. Story (COL) 37 FP, 11 GPD. Gregorius (NYY) 26 FP, 11 GP +J. Iglesias* (CIN) 23 FP, 11 GP
X. Bogaerts (BOS) 36 FP, 11 GPA. Simmons* (LAA) 26 FP, 10 GPN. Ahmed* (ARI) 23 FP, 10 GP
T. Turner (WAS) 33 FP, 10 GP +M. Machado (SD) 26 FP, 9 GP -E. Andrus (TEX) 23 FP, 9 GP -
Lourdes Gurriel (TOR) 32 FP, 11 GP +C. Seager (LAD) 26 FP, 10 GPM. Dubon* (MIL) 23 FP, 11 GP
A. Mondesi (KC) 29 FP, 10 GP +J. Segura (PHI) 26 FP, 10 GP -J. Crawford* (SEA) 22 FP, 9 GP
E. Sogard* (TOR) 28 FP, 11 GPD. Swanson (ATL) 25 FP, 10 GP -S. Kingery (PHI) 22 FP, 10 GP
M. Semien (OAK) 28 FP, 10 GP -B. Crawford* (SF) 24 FP, 12 GPJ. Peraza* (CIN) 21 FP, 11 GP
P. DeJong (STL) 28 FP, 11 GPJ. Profar* (OAK) 24 FP, 10 GPN. Lopez* (KC) 20 FP, 10 GP
W. Adames* (TB) 27 FP, 12 GPF. Tatis Jr. (SD) 24 FP, 9 GP -A. Rosario* (NYM) 20 FP, 9 GP

Top 60 Projected Relievers 7/12 to 7/22

There are no widely owned relievers who are significantly exceeding their current rank in the short term. All widely owned relievers are projected to at least come close to their current season ranking in the short term.

TOP 1-2021-4041-60
B. Hand (CLE) 24 FP, 11 GPH. Neris (PHI) 11 FP, 10 GPM. Walden (BOS) 3 FP, 11 GP
J. Hader (MIL) 23 FP, 11 GPS. Romo (MIA) 11 FP, 10 GPC. Martin (TEX) 3 FP, 9 GP
R. Osuna (HOU) 22 FP, 11 GPM. Barnes (BOS) 11 FP, 11 GPA. Swarzak (ATL) 3 FP, 10 GP
K. Jansen (LAD) 21 FP, 10 GPT. Rogers (MIN) 10 FP, 10 GPT. Clippard (CLE) 3 FP, 11 GP
S. Doolittle (WAS) 20 FP, 10 GPR. Elias (SEA) 10 FP, 9 GPA. Miller (STL) 3 FP, 11 GP
W. Davis (COL) 20 FP, 11 GPR. Iglesias (CIN) 10 FP, 11 GPA. Bradley (ARI) 3 FP, 10 GP
B. Treinen (OAK) 20 FP, 10 GPL. Jackson (ATL) 9 FP, 10 GPC. Poche (TB) 3 FP, 12 GP
A. Chapman (NYY) 19 FP, 11 GPA. Colome (CHW) 9 FP, 11 GPP. Strop (CHC) 3 FP, 10 GP
C. Kimbrel (CHC) 19 FP, 10 GPS. Kelley (TEX) 9 FP, 9 GPD. Poncedeleon (STL) 3 FP, 11 GP
L. Hendriks (OAK) 19 FP, 10 GPS. Greene (DET) 9 FP, 10 GPM. Givens (BAL) 3 FP, 10 GP
K. Giles (TOR) 18 FP, 11 GPB. Workman (BOS) 8 FP, 11 GPJ. Soria (OAK) 2 FP, 10 GP
W. Smith (SF) 18 FP, 12 GPB. Parker (MIN) 7 FP, 10 GPY. Petit (OAK) 2 FP, 10 GP
C. Martinez (STL) 16 FP, 11 GPT. Buttrey (LAA) 5 FP, 10 GPR. Brasier (BOS) 2 FP, 11 GP
F. Vazquez (PIT) 16 FP, 10 GPR. Pressly (HOU) 5 FP, 11 GPGiovanny Gallegos (STL) 2 FP, 11 GP
D. Castillo (TB) 15 FP, 12 GPM. Lorenzen (CIN) 4 FP, 11 GPT. Guerrero (MIA) 2 FP, 10 GP
E. Diaz (NYM) 15 FP, 9 GPS. Armstrong (BAL) 4 FP, 10 GPS. Dyson (SF) 2 FP, 12 GP
H. Robles (LAA) 15 FP, 10 GPN. Eovaldi (BOS) 4 FP, 8 GPJ. Jeffress (MIL) 2 FP, 11 GP
K. Yates (SD) 14 FP, 9 GPB. Morrow (CHC) 4 FP, 10 GPM. Melancon (SF) 2 FP, 12 GP
I. Kennedy (KC) 13 FP, 10 GPW. Wang (OAK) 3 FP, 10 GPNick Wittgren (CLE) 2 FP, 11 GP
G. Holland (ARI) 13 FP, 10 GPE. Pagan (TB) 3 FP, 12 GPA. Ottavino (NYY) 2 FP, 11 GP