Willi Castro is Projected to Be the #34 Shortstop...Behind Jose Iglesias and Ahead of Jordy Mercer the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Willi Castro to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 49.48 projected fantasy points puts him at #34 behind Jose Iglesias and ahead of Jordy Mercer. He is projected to average 2.27 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#50) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. With 8 games played, he is the #58 ranked shortstop this season.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#32 Yu-Cheng Chang (1% OWN)51 FP, 2.54 per game104 FP, 118 gp, 0.9 per game (#40)
#33 Jose Iglesias (11% OWN)51 FP, 2.52 per game270 FP, 123 gp, 2.19 per game (#22)
#34 Willi Castro (2% OWN)49 FP, 2.27 per game270 FP, 123 gp, 2.19 per game (#22)
#35 Jordy Mercer (1% OWN)49 FP, 2.14 per game226 FP, 116 gp, 1.95 per game (#30)
#36 Orlando Arcia (11% OWN)49 FP, 2.03 per game138 FP, 111 gp, 1.25 per game (#40)

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START WILLI CASTRO IN WEEK 24... AHEAD OF AMED ROSARIO

Willi Castro is projected for 13.51 fantasy points in 6 games in week 24 which ranks him as the #28 projected shortstop 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 Amed Rosario but behind Jose Iglesias. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#39). He is projected for 11.63 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Yu-Cheng Chang (1% OWN)13.9 FP2.54 FP
#27 Jose Iglesias (11% OWN)13.8 FP (8% ST)2.52 FP
#28 Willi Castro (2% OWN)13.5 FP (1% ST)2.27 FP
#29 Amed Rosario (64% OWN)13.5 FP (49% ST)2.63 FP
#30 Jean Segura (93% OWN)13.3 FP (67% ST)2.71 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#37 Willy Adames (26% OWN)11.8 FP (17% ST)2.35 FP
#38 Austin Nola (18% OWN)11.7 FP (11% ST)2.43 FP
#39 Willi Castro (2% OWN)11.6 FP (1% ST)2.27 FP
#40 Chris Taylor (27% OWN)11.5 FP (14% ST)2.72 FP
#41 J.T. Riddle (1% OWN)11.4 FP1.91 FP

WILLI CASTRO IS A BETTER VALUE ON DRAFTKINGS AT $3.1K THAN ON FANDUEL AT $2.6 ON 9/2

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 6.9 FD points and is worth -$179 less than $2.6K on FD. On DK he is projected for 5.4 points and is worth $3.1K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (SS) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#21 Didi Gregorius7.6 FD Points$3400
#22 Jose Iglesias7.5 FD Points$2800
#23 Willi Castro6.9 FD Points$2600
#24 Jordy Mercer6.3 FD Points$2100
#25 Orlando Arcia6.1 FD Points$2400
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#11 Jose Iglesias5.8 DK Points$3700
#12 Didi Gregorius5.7 DK Points$4000
#13 Willi Castro5.4 DK Points$3100
#14 Jordy Mercer5.1 DK Points$2800
#15 Richie Martin4.2 DK Points$2100

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.

WILLI CASTROFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 201949.52.28.69.34.81.4
-- Per Game (22 Proj)2.30.100.400.430.220.07
9/2 to 9/8 (5.8 Games)13.50.552.32.51.30.40
9/9 to 9/15 (4.7 Games)11.60.582.12.31.20.31
2019 Season10.002310
-- Per Game (8 GP)1.20.000.250.380.120.00