Yordan Alvarez is Expected to Be Out Through 5/14 and Projected to Be the #18 First Baseman-DH the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Yordan Alvarez to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 375.12 projected fantasy points puts him at #18 behind Khris Davis and ahead of Luke Voit. He is expected to be out through 5/14 which impacts his rest of season ranking. He has averaged 4 fantasy points in his past 87 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.42 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#6) 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 89%, he is the #14 most highly owned first baseman. Yordan Alvarez is expected to improve on last season's #22 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#16 Justin Smoak (26% OWN)381 FP, 2.76 per game315 FP, 121 gp, 2.6 per game (#28)
#17 Khris Davis (59% OWN)377 FP, 2.61 per game298 FP, 133 gp, 2.24 per game (#38)
#18 Yordan Alvarez (89% OWN)375 FP, 3.42 per game348 FP, 87 gp, 4 per game (#1)
#19 Luke Voit (65% OWN)373 FP, 3.05 per game342 FP, 118 gp, 2.9 per game (#18)
#20 Daniel Murphy (64% OWN)373 FP, 2.96 per game332 FP, 132 gp, 2.52 per game (#32)

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FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

YORDAN ALVAREZFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection375277964550.9
-- Per Game (110 Proj)3.40.250.720.580.500.01
2019 Season348277858520
-- Per Game (87 GP)4.00.310.900.670.600.00