Yasiel Puig is Projected to Be the #32 Outfielder...Behind Michael Conforto and Ahead of Victor Robles the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Yasiel Puig to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 70.99 projected fantasy points puts him at #32 behind Michael Conforto and ahead of Victor Robles. He has averaged 2.66 fantasy points in his past 249 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.14 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#31) 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 98%, he is the #23 most highly owned outfielder. Yasiel Puig is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #26 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#30 Eloy Jimenez (88% OWN)71 FP, 2.72 per game340 FP, 154 gp, 2.2 per game (#73)
#31 Michael Conforto (99% OWN)71 FP, 3.29 per game416 FP, 153 gp, 2.72 per game (#29)
#32 Yasiel Puig (98% OWN)71 FP, 3.14 per game321 FP, 124 gp, 2.59 per game (#40)
#33 Victor Robles (92% OWN)70 FP, 2.68 per game52 FP, 21 gp, 2.48 per game (#53)
#34 Mike Yastrzemski (50% OWN)70 FP, 2.68 per game52 FP, 21 gp, 2.48 per game (#53)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Yasiel Puig is projected for 5.21 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which projects to being the #45 ranked outfielder. 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 Corey Dickerson but behind D.J. Stewart the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#22). He is projected for 18.77 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#43 Ryan Braun5.3 FP (57% ST)2.98 FP
#44 D.J. Stewart5.2 FP (1% ST)2.5 FP
#45 Yasiel Puig5.2 FP (86% ST)3.14 FP
#46 Corey Dickerson5.1 FP (39% ST)2.93 FP
#47 Kevin Pillar4.97 FP (51% ST)2.56 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#20 Michael Brantley19 FP (98% ST)3.41 FP
#21 Corey Dickerson19 FP (39% ST)2.93 FP
#22 Yasiel Puig18.8 FP (86% ST)3.14 FP
#23 Eddie Rosario18.6 FP (82% ST)3.3 FP
#24 Adam Eaton18.2 FP (70% ST)2.97 FP

YASIEL PUIG IS JUST THE #35 OF ON FANDUEL BUT IS THE #32 HIGHEST PRICED ON 8/31

Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (OF) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#33 Chris Taylor10.5 FD Points$2700
#34 D.J. Stewart10.5 FD Points$2100
#35 Yasiel Puig10.5 FD Points$3300
#36 Eloy Jimenez10.4 FD Points$2800
#37 Kyle Schwarber10.3 FD Points$2900

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.

YASIEL PUIGFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019714.715.113.26.63.0
-- Per Game (23 Proj)3.10.210.670.580.290.13
8/26 to 9/1 (1.9 Games)5.20.331.10.940.390.24
9/2 to 9/8 (5.8 Games)18.81.24.03.51.50.78
2019 Season3422473623316
-- Per Game (125 GP)2.70.190.580.500.260.13
2018 to 2019662471361226931
-- Per Game (249 GP)2.70.190.550.490.280.12