Waiver Wire Pick Up: Eric Lauer is Projected to Be the #147 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 -2.91 projected fantasy points puts him at #147 behind Chris Archer and ahead of Vincent Velasquez. He has averaged -1.62 fantasy points in his past 48 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average -0.52 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#139) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. Eric Lauer is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #141 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#145 Jose De Leon (4% OWN)-2.5 FP, -0.68 per game166 FP, 67 gp, 2.5 per game (#21)
#146 Chris Archer (67% OWN)-2.8 FP, -1.04 per game166 FP, 67 gp, 2.5 per game (#21)
#147 Eric Lauer (28% OWN)-2.9 FP, -0.52 per game166 FP, 67 gp, 2.5 per game (#21)
#148 Vincent Velasquez (38% OWN)-3.1 FP, -0.51 per game166 FP, 67 gp, 2.5 per game (#21)
#149 Drew Pomeranz (4% OWN)-3.1 FP, -0.89 per game166 FP, 67 gp, 2.5 per game (#21)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Eric Lauer is projected for 1.17 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #47 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Dakota Hudson but behind John Means the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#114). He is projected for -0.29 fantasy points.

8/29 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#45 Martin Perez (53% OWN)1.37 FP (28% ST)-0.66 FP
#46 John Means (45% OWN)1.26 FP (19% ST)1.08 FP
#47 Eric Lauer (28% OWN)1.17 FP (17% ST)-0.52 FP
#48 Dakota Hudson (83% OWN)1.09 FP (61% ST)0.49 FP
#49 Trevor Bauer (97% OWN)0.93 FP (70% ST)0.97 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#112 Adam Plutko (48% OWN)-0.27 FP (33% ST)0.65 FP
#113 Jeff Samardzija (83% OWN)-0.28 FP (62% ST)0.94 FP
#114 Eric Lauer (28% OWN)-0.29 FP (17% ST)-0.52 FP
#115 Drew VerHagen (3% OWN)-0.29 FP (1% ST)-1.08 FP
#116 Tim Melville (6% OWN)-0.3 FP (4% ST)-2.35 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 2019-2.911.81.628248.8
-- Per Game (6 Proj)-0.520.320.285.14.31.6
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)1.20.310.265.34.11.4
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)-0.290.390.224.74.51.5
2019 Season-31.337812510639
-- Per Game (25 GP)-1.250.280.325.04.21.6
2018 to 2019-77.57131523520685
-- Per Game (48 GP)-1.620.270.314.94.31.8