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Masahiro
Tanaka
College None
Team New York Yankees
19SP
6'3"Height
218Weight
31Age
7Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Masahiro Tanaka's Fantasy Scouting Report

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Masahiro Tanaka is projected for 5.79 fantasy points in 2 games which is good enough to be the #10 ranked starting pitcher 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 Shane Bieber but behind Max Scherzer. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#56). He is projected for 1.87 fantasy points.

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Masahiro Tanaka to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 69.88 projected fantasy points puts him at #31 behind Trevor Bauer and ahead of Hyun-Jin Ryu. He has averaged 0.43 fantasy points in his past 32 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.48 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#32) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 94%, he is the #30 most highly owned starting pitcher. Masahiro Tanaka is expected to improve on last season's #81 fantasy position rank.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

Career Stats
YEARTEAMAPPGSINNWLSKBBIHAERAWHIPCGSO
2020NYY3311.7000113102.311.1100
2019NYY3231182.01190149401864.451.2411
2018NYY2727156.01260159351413.751.1211
2017NYY3030178.313120194411804.741.2311
2016NYY3131199.71440165361793.061.0700
2015NYY2424154.01270139271263.500.9910
2014NYY2020136.31350141211232.771.0531
Career (7 Seasons)1671661018.0754309582039453.731.1274
YEARTEAMRAERHRAHBIBBIGOAOGDAOPKOBWPRD9BS
2020NYY4310012121.000010.030
2019NYY959028202121701.200711.270
2018NYY686525701641291.330310.560
2017NYY1009435711891401.420711.510
2016NYY756822302301921.20079.830
2015NYY666025101751401.23049.000
2014NYY474215401411121.31049.790
Career (7 Seasons)45542215124111238951.3903210.360
2020 Game Log
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
08/01vsL0-004.501002.742101300051
08/07@L0-001.291005.010000500059
08/12vsL0-002.451004.052212300066