Waiver Wire Candidate: J.A. Happ is Projected to Be Just the #126 SP the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

J.A. Happ may be worth a roster spot in deeper leagues or may be a decent waiver wire pick up. His 0.02 projected fantasy points puts him at #126 behind Andrew Heaney and ahead of Marcus Stroman. He has averaged 1.86 fantasy points in his past 56 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 77%, he is the #67 most highly owned starting pitcher. J.A. Happ is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #127 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#124 Joe Musgrove (68% OWN)0.2 FP, 0.03 per game51 FP, 68 gp, 0.7 per game (#64)
#125 Andrew Heaney (54% OWN)0.2 FP, 0.03 per game26 FP, 30 gp, 0.87 per game (#66)
#126 J.A. Happ (77% OWN)0 FP, 0 per game126 FP, 31 gp, 4.07 per game (#19)
#127 Marcus Stroman (91% OWN)-0.1 FP, -0.01 per game126 FP, 31 gp, 4.07 per game (#19)
#128 Wade LeBlanc (7% OWN)-0.4 FP, -0.1 per game34 FP, 32 gp, 1.06 per game (#63)

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WEEK 22 FANTASY PROJECTION AND RANK

J.A. Happ is projected for -0.86 fantasy points in week 22 which only ranks him as the #123 projected starting pitcher and not a fantasy relevant player for the week. This week's rank is slightly better than his rest of season rank. J.A. Happ is not expected to be active the rest of week 21.

8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#121 Dillon Peters (34% OWN)-0.73 FP (21% ST)-0.42 FP
#122 Steven Matz (71% OWN)-0.85 FP (44% ST)0.03 FP
#123 J.A. Happ (77% OWN)-0.86 FP (42% ST)0 FP
#124 Marcus Stroman (91% OWN)-0.95 FP (50% ST)-0.01 FP
#125 Homer Bailey (30% OWN)-0.98 FP (13% ST)1.74 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

J.A. HAPPFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 20190.022.62.2353110.5
-- Per Game (6 Proj)0.000.400.335.44.81.6
8/19 to 8/25 (1 Game)-0.860.290.425.74.41.5
2019 Season-21.9710712510135
-- Per Game (25 GP)-0.880.400.285.04.01.4
2018 to 2019104271329829486
-- Per Game (56 GP)1.90.480.235.35.21.5