Waiver Wire Pick Up: Eric Lauer is Projected to Be the #142 SP the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Eric Lauer may be worth a roster spot in deeper leagues or may be a decent waiver wire pick up. His -2.51 projected fantasy points puts him at #142 behind Kevin Gausman and ahead of Jordan Yamamoto. He has averaged -1.43 fantasy points in his past 49 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average -0.53 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#137) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. Eric Lauer is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #129 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#140 Jesse Hahn-2 FP, -0.89 per game84 FP, 68 gp, 1.2 per game (#48)
#141 Kevin Gausman (20% OWN)-2.2 FP, -0.65 per game84 FP, 68 gp, 1.2 per game (#48)
#142 Eric Lauer (28% OWN)-2.5 FP, -0.53 per game84 FP, 68 gp, 1.2 per game (#48)
#143 Jordan Yamamoto (42% OWN)-2.6 FP, -1.42 per game84 FP, 68 gp, 1.2 per game (#48)
#144 Jacob Nix (1% OWN)-2.7 FP, -0.92 per game84 FP, 68 gp, 1.2 per game (#48)

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START ERIC LAUER IN WEEK 24... AHEAD OF JACOB NIX

Eric Lauer is projected for -0.2 fantasy points in 2 games which projects to being the #107 ranked starting pitcher. This may be a week you want to sit Eric Lauer. 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 Jacob Nix but behind Jeremy Hellickson. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#133). He is projected for -0.76 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#105 Ryan Brasier (8% OWN)-0.18 FP (3% ST)0.34 FP
#106 Jeremy Hellickson (3% OWN)-0.18 FP-0.14 FP
#107 Eric Lauer (28% OWN)-0.2 FP (17% ST)-0.53 FP
#108 Jacob Nix (1% OWN)-0.21 FP-0.92 FP
#109 Tyler Mahle (11% OWN)-0.23 FP (2% ST)-0.28 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#131 Wei-Yin Chen (0% OWN)-0.57 FP-1.3 FP
#132 Jordan Zimmermann (9% OWN)-0.69 FP (5% ST)-2.65 FP
#133 Eric Lauer (28% OWN)-0.76 FP (17% ST)-0.53 FP
#134 Austin Pruitt (2% OWN)-0.8 FP (1% ST)-0.19 FP
#135 Chris Bassitt (73% OWN)-0.82 FP (42% ST)1.72 FP

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.

ERIC LAUERFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 2019-2.511.51.324217.4
-- Per Game (5 Proj)-0.530.330.295.14.51.6
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)-0.200.390.204.74.61.5
9/9 to 9/15 (2 Games)-0.760.350.275.24.41.5
2019 Season-23.838813111539
-- Per Game (26 GP)-0.920.310.315.04.41.5
2018 to 2019-70.07141524121585
-- Per Game (49 GP)-1.430.290.314.94.41.7