Trea Turner is Projected to Be the #3 Shortstop...Behind Xander Bogaerts and Ahead of Jorge Polanco the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Trea Turner to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 77.02 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind Xander Bogaerts and ahead of Jorge Polanco. He has averaged 3.06 fantasy points in his past 257 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.06 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#11) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite shortstop. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. Trea Turner is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #13 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#1 Francisco Lindor (100% OWN)85 FP, 3.55 per game598 FP, 158 gp, 3.78 per game (#1)
#2 Xander Bogaerts (100% OWN)84 FP, 3.48 per game456 FP, 135 gp, 3.38 per game (#4)
#3 Trea Turner (100% OWN)77 FP, 3.06 per game471 FP, 161 gp, 2.93 per game (#6)
#4 Jorge Polanco (98% OWN)76 FP, 3.15 per game213 FP, 77 gp, 2.77 per game (#9)
#5 Manny Machado (100% OWN)75 FP, 3.02 per game552 FP, 161 gp, 3.43 per game (#2)

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WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Trea Turner is projected for 19.37 fantasy points in 7 games which is good enough to be the #6 ranked shortstop and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Paul DeJong but behind Eric Sogard. Week 25 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#8). He is projected for 17.74 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#4 Xander Bogaerts (100% OWN)20.8 FP (96% ST)3.48 FP
#5 Eric Sogard (37% OWN)20.2 FP (27% ST)2.94 FP
#6 Trea Turner (100% OWN)19.4 FP (97% ST)3.06 FP
#7 Paul DeJong (92% OWN)18.5 FP (73% ST)2.88 FP
#8 Marcus Semien (97% OWN)18.4 FP (85% ST)3.18 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#6 Trevor Story (100% OWN)19 FP (98% ST)3.39 FP
#7 Carlos Correa (97% OWN)18.5 FP (20% ST)3.51 FP
#8 Trea Turner (100% OWN)17.7 FP (97% ST)3.06 FP
#9 Tim Anderson (86% OWN)17.5 FP (70% ST)2.98 FP
#10 Jurickson Profar (58% OWN)17.3 FP (38% ST)3 FP

TREA TURNER IS A BETTER VALUE ON DRAFTKINGS AT $5K THAN ON FANDUEL AT $4.1 ON 9/2

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 10.9 FD points and is worth -$274 less than $4.1K on FD. On DK he is projected for 8.5 points and is worth $5K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (SS) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#6 Trevor Story11 FD Points$3900
#7 Willy Adames10.9 FD Points$2300
#8 Trea Turner10.9 FD Points$4100
#9 Elvis Andrus10.4 FD Points$3300
#10 Paul DeJong10.3 FD Points$3500
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Jorge Polanco10.2 DK Points$4800
#2 Javier Baez8.9 DK Points$4200
#3 Trea Turner8.5 DK Points$5000
#4 Willy Adames8.3 DK Points$3700
#5 Elvis Andrus8.1 DK Points$4100

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

TREA TURNERFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019773.211.416.78.16.6
-- Per Game (25 Proj)3.10.130.450.660.320.26
9/2 to 9/8 (6.6 Games)19.40.722.84.12.31.8
9/9 to 9/15 (5.6 Games)17.70.642.53.82.01.5
2019 Season3161344733729
-- Per Game (96 GP)3.30.140.460.760.390.30
2018 to 20197883211717610672
-- Per Game (257 GP)3.10.120.460.680.410.28