The show marches on and we’re getting down to the final stretch of the regular season. That means we should take another look at the projections so you can make the needed moves to put your team over the top and bring home that chip. Below is the scoring format used to calculate the point totals.

Runs Scored (R) 1

Total Bases (TB)  1

Runs Batted In (RBI) 1

Walks (BB) 1

Strikeouts (K) -1

Stolen Bases (SB) 1

This time I included roster percentages so we can see if there’s anyone who might be available. With the top 100, most are long gone but there are a few guys who could be out there. And since every league is different it’s always a good idea to check the wire in case there are any surprise options available.

So what jumps out from these projections? Remember that these are solely based on what guys will do from this point going forward, not what they’ve done so far. The top looks similar to the second half projections but there are always a few surprises.

Corey Seager is not just the top shortstop, he comes roaring all the way up to the top 5. Hopefully you were able to keep your team afloat while he was on the shelf because he’s here to carry you all the way.

Eloy Jimenez is finally healthy and back in the lineup. He is primed to deliver on the hype that surrounded him going into the season. He’s got the big bat that we love to see and is in the midst of a power binge with a couple of double dong nights and he put one in the corn as I write this.

Mike Moustakas is pretty high in the ranks but I worry that this is an absolute best-case scenario projection for him. He seems to be in a platoon for playing time which keeps him from making more of an impact. If he plays every day I can see him hitting this projection, I’m just not sure that’s in the cards.

Carlos Santana should be universally rostered in points leagues. He’s a stud in this format and yet I feel like he’s still underrated.

Joey Gallo takes quite a leap up the ranks with his move to New York. He’s streaky but when he makes contact the ball tends to go a long way. He gives the Yanks a lefty bat that they desperately needed which should find him in a prime spot in the order.

Didi Gregorious is out there to help you at short. His season numbers haven’t been pretty but he should round into form down the stretch.

Fernando Tatis Jr should be back on the field soon but his injury scares me. The game is more fun when he’s on the field and I truly hope he’s back at full strength but… If you still have a chance to move him, explore it.

Ke’Bryan Hayes is due to heat up and could be an impact player the rest of the way. The young gun has the potential to be a difference-maker.

Anthony Santander has been hotter than the sun lately and he should continue to be a very valuable piece on your roster for the rest of the season. He’s been putting up points all season and should be on more rosters than he currently is.

Brandon Belt is another guy whose value sees a big jump in points leagues. He sneaks into the top 100 with his return from the IL. I am interested to see how the Giants manage playing time with the guys returning from injury but Belt is definitely worth grabbing while we wait to see how it shakes out.

J.P. Crawford is just inside the top 100 and that means he should not be available in roughly 70% of leagues. Don’t sleep on him.

Paul DeJong squeaks onto the list despite his underwhelming season numbers. Despite that, he’s still scoring fantasy points and that’s why we’re here.

Miguel Rojas has the leadoff spot for the time being and he’s doing his best to hold onto it. I’ve mentioned him before as a guy to add and this only backs that up. He’s way too available for a guy who projects to be a top 100 hitter the rest of the way.

Rank Name Team ESPN Y! Points Own%
1 Juan Soto WSH OF OF 159 100
2 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR 1B 1B/3B 155 100
3 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B 3B 151 100
4 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B 1B 137 100
5 Corey Seager LAD SS SS 135 100
6 Jose Altuve HOU 2B 2B 133 100
7 Manny Machado SD 3B SS/3B 131 100
8 Trea Turner LAD SS SS 130 100
9 Bryce Harper PHI OF OF 128 100
10 George Springer TOR OF OF 128 100
11 Nolan Arenado STL 3B 3B 127 100
12 Max Muncy LAD 1B/2B/ 3B 1B/2B/ 3B 126 100
13 Cody Bellinger LAD 1B/OF 1B/OF 124 100
14 Ozzie Albies ATL 2B 2B 123 100
15 Pete Alonso NYM 1B 1B 122 100
16 Rafael Devers BOS 3B 3B 121 100
17 Xander Bogaerts BOS SS SS 118 100
18 Christian Yelich MIL OF OF 117 100
19 Matt Olson OAK 1B 1B 117 100
20 Trevor Story COL SS SS 116 100
21 Eloy Jimenez CHW OF OF 116 100
22 Ketel Marte ARI 2B/OF 2B/SS/OF 116 98
23 Jeff McNeil NYM 2B/3B/ OF 2B/3B/ OF 116 98
24 Bo Bichette TOR SS SS 115 100
25 Marcus Semien TOR 2B/SS 2B/SS 115 100
26 Justin Turner LAD 3B 3B 115 98
27 Shohei Ohtani LAA DH DH 114 100
28 Kyle Tucker HOU OF OF 114 100
29 Aaron Judge NYY OF OF 114 100
30 Nick Castellanos CIN OF OF 114 100
31 DJ LeMahieu NYY 1B/2B/ 3B 1B/2B/ 3B 114 100
32 Mike Moustakas CIN 1B/2B/ 3B 1B/2B/ 3B 114 85
33 Carlos Correa HOU SS SS 113 100
34 Michael Brantley HOU OF OF 113 100
35 J.D. Martinez BOS OF OF 112 100
36 Franmil Reyes CLE DH OF 111 100
37 Paul Goldschmidt STL 1B 1B 111 100
38 Carlos Santana KC 1B 1B 111 83
39 Whit Merrifield KC 2B/OF 2B/OF 109 100
40 Charlie Blackmon COL OF OF 109 100
41 Joey Votto CIN 1B 1B 109 100
42 Alex Bregman HOU 3B SS/3B 109 100
43 Jose Abreu CHW 1B 1B 107 100
44 Starling Marte OAK OF OF 105 100
45 Joey Gallo NYY OF OF 105 100
46 Nelson Cruz TB DH DH 105 100
47 Jesse Winker CIN OF OF 105 100
48 Josh Bell WSH 1B 1B 105 100
49 Jorge Polanco MIN 2B/SS 2B/SS 104 100
50 Josh Donaldson MIN 3B 3B 104 96
51 Yordan Alvarez HOU DH OF 103 100
52 Mike Trout LAA OF OF 103 100
53 Francisco Lindor NYM SS SS 102 98
54 Max Kepler MIN OF OF 102 83
55 Eduardo Escobar MIL 2B/3B 2B/3B 102 100
56 David Fletcher LAA 2B/SS/ 3B 2B/SS/ 3B/OF 101 98
57 Tim Anderson CHW SS SS 99 100
58 Austin Riley ATL 3B 3B/OF 98 100
59 Jean Segura PHI 2B/3B 2B/SS/ 3B 98 100
60 Michael Conforto NYM OF OF 98 83
61 Kolten Wong MIL 2B 2B 97 87
62 Alex Verdugo BOS OF OF 97 100
63 Wander Franco TB SS SS 96 100
64 Jake Cronenworth SD 1B/2B/ SS 1B/2B/ SS 96 100
65 Bryan Reynolds PIT OF OF 95 100
66 Mark Canha OAK OF 1B/OF 95 96
67 Andrew McCutchen PHI OF OF 95 91
68 Didi Gregorius PHI SS SS 95 41
69 Trent Grisham SD OF OF 94 100
70 Austin Meadows TB OF OF 94 100
71 Giancarlo Stanton NYY DH OF 93 100
72 Eric Hosmer SD 1B 1B 93 91
73 Fernando Tatis Jr. SD SS SS 92 100
74 Luis Robert CHW OF OF 92 100
75 Lourdes Gurriel Jr. TOR OF 2B/OF 92 93
76 Tommy Pham SD OF OF 91 100
77 Jorge Soler ATL OF OF 91 100
78 Kris Bryant SF 1B/3B/ OF 1B/3B/ OF 91 100
79 Randy Arozarena TB OF OF 90 100
80 Eugenio Suarez CIN SS/3B SS/3B 90 91
81 Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT 3b 3b 90 83
82 Anthony Santander BAL OF OF 90 85
83 Kyle Seager SEA 3B 3B 90 93
84 Andrew Benintendi KC OF OF 89 72
85 Cesar Hernandez CHW 2B 2B 89 98
86 Luke Voit NYY 1B 1B 88 89
87 Mike Yastrzemski SF OF OF 88 96
88 Dylan Carlson STL OF OF 88 100
89 Brandon Belt SF 1B 1B/OF 88 80
90 Tommy Edman STL 2B/SS/ 3B/OF 2B/SS/ 3B/OF 87 100
91 AJ Pollock LAD OF OF 87 100
92 Yoan Moncada CHW 3B 3B 87 98
93 Trey Mancini BAL 1B/OF 1B/OF 87 100
94 J.P. Crawford SEA SS SS 87 33
95 J.T. Realmuto PHI C C 86 100
96 Dansby Swanson ATL SS SS 86 100
97 Teoscar Hernandez TOR OF OF 85 100
98 Eddie Rosario ATL OF OF 85 83
99 Mitch Haniger SEA OF OF 85 100
100 Paul DeJong STL SS SS 85 26
101 Anthony Rizzo NYY 1B 1B 85 100
102 Miguel Rojas MIA SS SS 85 57

Thanks for reading and as always hit me up with questions here or on Twitter @deltaxi1842

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Canha Feel Me?
Canha Feel Me?
1 year ago

Where does Schwarber fit in now?