Yordan Alvarez is Projected to Be the #9 Outfielder...Behind Charlie Blackmon and Ahead of Nick Castellanos 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 80.39 projected fantasy points puts him at #9 behind Charlie Blackmon and ahead of Nick Castellanos. He has averaged 4.16 fantasy points in his past 65 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.59 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#5) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #19 most highly owned outfielder. Yordan Alvarez is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #52 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#7 Rhys Hoskins (99% OWN)81 FP, 3.19 per game485 FP, 152 gp, 3.19 per game (#11)
#8 Charlie Blackmon (100% OWN)81 FP, 3.49 per game504 FP, 155 gp, 3.25 per game (#9)
#9 Yordan Alvarez (98% OWN)80 FP, 3.59 per game504 FP, 155 gp, 3.25 per game (#9)
#10 Nick Castellanos (99% OWN)80 FP, 3.42 per game468 FP, 157 gp, 2.98 per game (#19)
#11 Marcell Ozuna (99% OWN)79 FP, 3.27 per game395 FP, 148 gp, 2.67 per game (#32)

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WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Yordan Alvarez is projected for 20.98 fantasy points in 6 games which is good enough to be the #12 ranked outfielder and a must start for most owners. 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 Max Kepler but behind Marcell Ozuna. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#4). He is projected for 23.07 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#10 George Springer21.7 FP (95% ST)3.78 FP
#11 Marcell Ozuna21.6 FP (93% ST)3.27 FP
#12 Yordan Alvarez21 FP (94% ST)3.59 FP
#13 Max Kepler21 FP (90% ST)3.41 FP
#14 Nomar Mazara20.2 FP (25% ST)2.85 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 George Springer24.6 FP (95% ST)3.78 FP
#3 Mike Trout23.3 FP (97% ST)4.04 FP
#4 Yordan Alvarez23.1 FP (94% ST)3.59 FP
#5 Ronald Acuna22.7 FP (99% ST)3.42 FP
#6 Nick Castellanos21.6 FP (94% ST)3.42 FP

YORDAN ALVAREZ IS JUST THE #5 OF ON FANDUEL BUT IS THE #4 HIGHEST PRICED ON 9/2

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

FANDUEL (OF) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#3 Bryce Harper14 FD Points$4300
#4 George Springer13.6 FD Points$4200
#5 Yordan Alvarez13.6 FD Points$4300
#6 Austin Meadows13.5 FD Points$3700
#7 Max Kepler13.1 FD Points$3600

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.

YORDAN ALVAREZFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019805.416.714.89.80.7
-- Per Game (22 Proj)3.60.240.750.660.440.03
9/2 to 9/8 (5.7 Games)21.01.54.43.92.60.15
9/9 to 9/15 (6.5 Games)23.11.64.84.22.80.19
2019 Season270216245400
-- Per Game (65 GP)4.20.320.950.690.620.00