Waiver Wire Pick Up: Tyler Naquin is Projected to Be the #70 OF the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Tyler Naquin may be worth a roster spot in deeper leagues or may be a decent waiver wire pick up. His 78.49 projected fantasy points puts him at #70 behind Alex Verdugo and ahead of Mallex Smith. He has averaged 1.93 fantasy points in his past 135 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.81 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#77) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Tyler Naquin is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #92 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#68 Josh Naylor (5% OWN)79 FP, 2.27 per game218 FP, 33 gp, 6.6 per game (#7)
#69 Alex Verdugo (54% OWN)79 FP, 3.08 per game45 FP, 33 gp, 1.36 per game (#120)
#70 Tyler Naquin (6% OWN)78 FP, 2.81 per game95 FP, 58 gp, 1.64 per game (#107)
#71 Mallex Smith (55% OWN)78 FP, 2.49 per game320 FP, 136 gp, 2.35 per game (#62)
#72 Kevin Pillar (44% OWN)78 FP, 2.49 per game320 FP, 139 gp, 2.3 per game (#64)

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START TYLER NAQUIN IN WEEK 22... AHEAD OF RANDAL GRICHUK

Tyler Naquin is projected for 13.78 fantasy points in 5 games which projects to being the #58 ranked outfielder. This may be a week you want to sit Tyler Naquin. 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 Randal Grichuk but behind Harold Ramirez. Week 23 will not be as good based on projected rank (#86). He is projected for 11.55 fantasy points.

8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#56 Greg Allen14 FP (3% ST)2.79 FP
#57 Harold Ramirez14 FP (3% ST)2.35 FP
#58 Tyler Naquin13.8 FP (3% ST)2.81 FP
#59 Randal Grichuk13.6 FP (37% ST)2.62 FP
#60 Brett Gardner13.5 FP (44% ST)3.01 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#84 Curtis Granderson11.8 FP2.17 FP
#85 Ben Zobrist11.8 FP (1% ST)2.54 FP
#86 Tyler Naquin11.6 FP (3% ST)2.81 FP
#87 Mark Canha11.5 FP (10% ST)3.16 FP
#88 Kevin Pillar11.5 FP (32% ST)2.49 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.

TYLER NAQUINFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019784.515.916.46.41.6
-- Per Game (28 Proj)2.80.160.570.580.230.06
8/19 to 8/25 (5 Games)13.80.762.82.91.00.30
8/26 to 9/1 (4.1 Games)11.60.732.32.31.000.23
2019 Season166103232114
-- Per Game (77 GP)2.20.130.420.420.140.05
2018 to 2019261135554175
-- Per Game (135 GP)1.90.100.410.400.130.04