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Joey Gallo


Merrifield open to idea of super-utility role

Royals manager Ned Yost had suggested on Thursday that Raul Mondesi, perhaps thought to be ticketed for Triple-A Omaha once shortstop Alcides Escobar was re-signed to a one-year deal last month, could still win a job this spring at second base.

Rangers manager Jeff Banister confirmed Tuesday that Joey Gallo

Rangers manager Jeff Banister confirmed Tuesday that Joey Gallo is locked in as the club's everyday first baseman in 2018. Gallo started 66 games at third base in 2017 and also spent some time in left field, but the Rangers don't want the 24-year-old slugger to bounce around as much defensively this season. [...]





Performance Trends

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Own/Start Breakdown

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Own:
21.05%
-4.88 compared to last week
Start:
18.75%
-66.96 compared to last week
Own:
60.81%
-39.19 compared to last week
Start:
77.78%
+5.9 compared to last week
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Expert Consensus

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37th

16th

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Player Breakdowns

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AVGHRRBIROBPSLGSBFSP
.25065471.272.35744.17
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Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 37th among SS's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 16th.
  • The current leader among SS's is Francisco Lindor
  • He is doing much better than most people thought he would.

Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 244th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.305
  • Ranked 163rd in batting average with 0.273
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 339th with 0.298
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 279th with 0.402
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 307th with 0.700
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 460th with 2
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 256th in RBI with 28
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 181st in runs scored with 39
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.4 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: -0.011, OBP: -0.02, HRs: -1, RBI: -1, Runs: +14, Wlks: -12, Stls: -13,
AVGHRRBIROBPSLGSBFSP
.209418085.331.537713.54
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Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: 3B 1B LF . However, he plays 3B most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 16th among 3B's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 17th.
  • The current leader among 3B's is Nolan Arenado
  • He is putting up the kind of numbers the experts expected him to.

Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 355th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.276
  • Ranked 356th in batting average with 0.228
  • Top 100 on base percentage and is currently ranked 85th with 0.367
  • Top 35 in slugging percentage and is currently ranked 27th with 0.563
  • Top 35 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 26th with 0.930
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 213th with 2
  • Top 50 in walks and is currently ranked 42nd with 41
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 133rd in RBI with 39
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 143rd in runs scored with 38
  • Top 20 in HRs and is currently ranked 16th with 20
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.169, OBP: +0.131, HRs: +40, RBI: +79, Runs: +83, Wlks: +70, Stls: +6,
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Injury Status

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No Injury Reported

No Injury Reported



Scheduled Matchups

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Fantasy Week: Mon-Sun | Sun-Sat
DateOpponentResult
No games scheduled this week
DateOpponentResult
No games scheduled this week

Player Rating

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4.17

13.54

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Trust Rating

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66%

70%

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Start/Sit Decision

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Sit

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