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Byron
Buxton
College None
Team Minnesota Twins
25CF
6'2"Height
190Weight
27Age
4Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Byron Buxton's Fantasy Scouting Report

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Byron Buxton is projected for 15.89 fantasy points in 6 games which projects to being the #45 ranked outfielder. This may be a week you want to sit Byron Buxton. 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 Austin Hays but behind Nomar Mazara. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#31). He is projected for 16.5 fantasy points.

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Byron Buxton to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 405.62 projected fantasy points puts him at #31 behind David Dahl and ahead of Jeff McNeil. He has averaged 2.82 fantasy points in his past 79 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.96 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#84) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 72%, he is the #40 most highly owned outfielder. Byron Buxton is expected to improve on last season's #83 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
YEARTEAMGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2021MIN2492193491742350.369.408.771
2020MIN391301933132723621.253.266.576
2019MIN87271487110461968143.262.314.512
2018MIN28908140432850.155.182.200
2017MIN14046269117165138150291.253.314.413
2016MIN922984467103823118102.224.284.429
2015MIN4612916272664422.209.250.325
Career (7 Seasons)45614722233636018995467679.246.296.451
YEARTEAM2B3BTBSFSHHPIBGDP
2021MIN1007100200
2020MIN307520102
2019MIN30413912213
2018MIN401801001
2017MIN14619125421
2016MIN19612834302
2015MIN714202101
Career (7 Seasons)871766481413310
2021 Situational Stats
At Bat SituationsG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
vs. Lefthanded Pitcher1300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Righthanded Pitcher2000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
RISP1800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Runners on Base2200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Bases Empty2300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Bases Loaded600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Late Inning Pressure1100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
LIP-Runners On500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
with 0 outs2000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
with 1 out2000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
with 2 outs1800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Leading Off1800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
1st Inning1800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
>= 7th Inning2000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Extra Innings300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Batting OrderG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Lineup Slot 1400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Lineup Slot 2100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Lineup Slot 3700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Lineup Slot 4900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Lineup Slot 5200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Lineup Slot 6100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Day/NightG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Day1700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Night700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
MonthG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
April1800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
May600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Season HalfG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Pre All-Star2400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Playing SurfaceG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Grass2400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Home/AwayG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Home1400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Away1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
RoleG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Playing OF2400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
VenueG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Progressive Field200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
RingCentral Coliseum300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Target Field1400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
American Family Field300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Comerica Park200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
OpponentG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
vs. Bos.100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Clev.200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Det.200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. K.C.300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Milw.300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Oak.300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Sea.300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Texas400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Pitt.300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
2021 Game Log
APRIL
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
04/01@L6-5311001222100.333.333.429
04/03@W2-0411001101000.286.143.364
04/04@W8-2101100000000.375.250.417
04/06@L4-3211001100000.400.400.429
04/07@W3-2411100001000.357.143.389
04/08vsW10-2523101101000.421.211.435
04/10vsL4-3402000000000.435.087.444
04/11vsL8-6413101400000.481.185.484
04/13vsL4-2512100001000.469.094.472
04/20@L7-0601000004000.421.947.429
04/21@L13-12623101200000.432.977.438
04/23vsW2-0301000001000.426.936.431
04/24vsL6-2400000001000.392.863.400
04/25vsL6-2401000102000.382.818.390
04/27@L7-4422001100000.390.847.397
04/28@W10-2525201100100.438.938.441
04/30vsW9-1411000011100.426.897.432
MAY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
05/01vsL11-3300000000000.408.859.416
05/02vsW13-4512100102000.408.842.415
05/03vsW6-5310000011100.392.810.402
05/04vsL6-3411001202000.386.819.396
05/05vsL3-1401100002000.379.805.389
05/06vsL4-3511000001100.370.772.380
Past Projections
  • 02 Sep 2019

    Byron Buxton Is Currently Expected to Be Out Through 9/14 Which Hurts His Fantasy Value

    Scout Fantasy Baseball Outlook 2019
  • 01 Sep 2019

    Byron Buxton Out With Shoulder Dislocation

    Byron Buxton Is Currently Expected to Be Out Through 9/15 Which Hurts His Fantasy Value
  • 05 Aug 2019

    Byron Buxton Added To Concussion IL

    Byron Buxton Is Currently Expected to Be Out Through 9/2 Which Hurts His Fantasy Value
  • 27 Jul 2019

    Byron Buxton Added To Concussion IL

    Byron Buxton is Projected to Be the #45 Outfielder...Behind Christin Stewart and Ahead of Hunter Pence the Rest of the Season