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Hot Ice: Players who are hot and cold in fantasy baseball (8/18/2021)

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Teoscar Hernandez is among the best in the league over the last 2 weeks.

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Hot ice! I heat up...the ice cubes! It’s the best of both worlds! Well in Fantasy Baseball we rarely see “hot ice.” We typically see more fire streaks or cold streaks. The purpose of this article is to look at the “2’s”:

  • A look at which players are hot and cold over the last 2 WEEKS
  • A look at players who were historically hot over the last 2 years. This week is how each player fared between their 115th and 130th games over the last two years.

Hot over the last 2 weeks:

(if more than 3 players are listed, there is a tie)

Top 3 Hits: Teoscar Hernandez, Frank Schwindel, Eloy Jimenez
Top 3 Runs: Jonathan India, Brandon Lowe, Teoscar Hernandez
Top 3 HR: CJ Cron, Max Muncy, Jose Abreu
Top 3 RBI: CJ Cron, Teoscar Hernandez, Eloy Jimenez
Top 3 SB: Starling Marte, Nicky Lopez, Whit Merrifield

Cold over the last 2 weeks:

Austin Meadows: 4 runs, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 0 SB; batting .143
JT Realmuto: 4 runs, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 0 SB; batting .162
Domonic Smith: 2 runs, 0 HR, 4 RBI, 0 SB; batting .205
Franmils Reyes: 3 runs, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 0 SB; batting .116
Andrew McCutchen: 1 run, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB; batting .115

Last 2 Years (games 120-135)

Hot Ice (games 120-135)

Row Labels Total Sum of Rank RBI Total Sum of Rank Run Total Sum of Rank HR Total Sum of Average Notes
Row Labels Total Sum of Rank RBI Total Sum of Rank Run Total Sum of Rank HR Total Sum of Average Notes
Bryce Harper 5 6 6 6 One Year Blank
Nolan Arenado 9 7 2 6 One Year Blank
Eduardo Escobar 13 7 6 9 One Year Blank
Ketel Marte 3 19 6 9 One Year Blank
Rafael Devers 13 2 15 10 One Year Blank
Juan Soto 2 14 15 10 One Year Blank
Marcus Semien 3 25 6 11 One Year Blank
Austin Meadows 19 3 15 12 One Year Blank
Brett Gardner 9 25 3 12 One Year Blank
Franmil Reyes 5 19 15 13 One Year Blank
Freddie Freeman 13 25 3 14 One Year Blank
Joc Pederson 31 7 3 14 One Year Blank
Anthony Rendon 28 3 15 15 One Year Blank
Rougned Odor 19 25 6 17 One Year Blank
J.D. Martinez 13 25 15 18 One Year Blank
Kevin Pillar 19 19 15 18 One Year Blank
Eddie Rosario 9 25 27 20 One Year Blank
Kyle Schwarber 5 51 6 21 One Year Blank
Alex Bregman 9 14 41 21 One Year Blank
J.T. Realmuto 19 19 27 22 One Year Blank
Jonathan Villar 39 14 15 23 One Year Blank
Nick Castellanos 19 41 15 25 One Year Blank
Francisco Lindor 60 7 15 27 One Year Blank
Josh Donaldson 72 7 6 28 One Year Blank
Eugenio Suárez 39 41 6 29 One Year Blank

In a nutshell:

Trust in: Nolan Arenado, Eloy Jimenez
Possible rebound/upswing coming: Austin Meadows, JT Realmuto, Franmil Reyes
Keep an eye on/be cautious about: Teoscar Hernandez (his career numbers show a spike in early August and downfall in late August and early September)