Waiver Wire Pick Up: Vincent Velasquez is Projected to Be the #145 SP the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Vincent Velasquez may be worth a roster spot in deeper leagues or may be a decent waiver wire pick up. His -2.69 projected fantasy points puts him at #145 behind Jacob Nix and ahead of Drew Pomeranz. He has averaged -0.77 fantasy points in his past 60 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average -0.54 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#138) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 40%, he is the #109 most highly owned starting pitcher. Vincent Velasquez is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #133 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#143 Jordan Yamamoto (42% OWN)-2.6 FP, -1.42 per game155 FP, 34 gp, 4.5 per game (#14)
#144 Jacob Nix (1% OWN)-2.7 FP, -0.92 per game155 FP, 34 gp, 4.5 per game (#14)
#145 Vincent Velasquez (40% OWN)-2.7 FP, -0.54 per game155 FP, 34 gp, 4.5 per game (#14)
#146 Drew Pomeranz (4% OWN)-2.7 FP, -0.91 per game155 FP, 34 gp, 4.5 per game (#14)
#147 Jake Junis (45% OWN)-2.8 FP, -0.57 per game155 FP, 34 gp, 4.5 per game (#14)

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START VINCENT VELASQUEZ IN WEEK 24... AHEAD OF DILLON PETERS

Vincent Velasquez is projected for -0.57 fantasy points in 4 games which projects to being the #120 ranked starting pitcher. This may be a week you want to sit Vincent Velasquez. He is ranked above Dillon Peters but behind Drew Pomeranz. This rank is better than his rest of season rank.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#118 Wei-Yin Chen (0% OWN)-0.42 FP-1.3 FP
#119 Drew Pomeranz (4% OWN)-0.47 FP (2% ST)-0.91 FP
#120 Vincent Velasquez (40% OWN)-0.57 FP (25% ST)-0.54 FP
#121 Dillon Peters (21% OWN)-0.58 FP (8% ST)-1.22 FP
#122 Trevor Bauer (96% OWN)-0.66 FP (66% ST)0.61 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

VINCENT VELASQUEZFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 2019-2.691.31.724238.5
-- Per Game (5 Proj)-0.540.270.344.94.61.7
9/2 to 9/8 (4 Games)-0.570.540.6510.09.23.5
2019 Season-25.17679610335
-- Per Game (29 GP)-0.870.210.243.33.61.2
2018 to 2019-46.00151923826494
-- Per Game (60 GP)-0.770.250.324.04.41.6