Waiver Wire Pick Up: Vincent Velasquez is Projected to Be the #150 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 -3.1 projected fantasy points puts him at #150 behind Dylan Cease and ahead of Eric Lauer. 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 -0.52 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#135) 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 39%, he is the #112 most highly owned starting pitcher. Vincent Velasquez 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
#148 Chris Stratton (1% OWN)-3 FP, -1.2 per game88 FP, 63 gp, 1.4 per game (#42)
#149 Dylan Cease (45% OWN)-3 FP, -0.63 per game88 FP, 63 gp, 1.4 per game (#42)
#150 Vincent Velasquez (39% OWN)-3.1 FP, -0.52 per game88 FP, 63 gp, 1.4 per game (#42)
#151 Eric Lauer (28% OWN)-3.1 FP, -0.54 per game88 FP, 63 gp, 1.4 per game (#42)
#152 Kevin Gausman (20% OWN)-3.1 FP, -0.91 per game88 FP, 63 gp, 1.4 per game (#42)

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WEEK 24 FANTASY PROJECTION AND RANK

Vincent Velasquez is projected for -0.6 fantasy points which projects to being the #120 ranked starting pitcher. This may be a week you want to sit Vincent Velasquez. This week's rank is better than his rest of season rank. Vincent Velasquez is not expected to be active the rest of week 23.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#118 Anthony DeSclafani (62% OWN)-0.55 FP (45% ST)-0.11 FP
#119 Adam Plutko (49% OWN)-0.59 FP (32% ST)0.41 FP
#120 Vincent Velasquez (39% OWN)-0.6 FP (22% ST)-0.52 FP
#121 Brock Stewart (0% OWN)-0.67 FP-1.85 FP
#122 Steven Brault (11% OWN)-0.74 FP (7% ST)0 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.

VINCENT VELASQUEZFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 2019-3.101.72.0292910.6
-- Per Game (6 Proj)-0.520.280.334.94.81.8
9/2 to 9/8 (4 Games)-0.600.540.6410.09.53.6
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