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Byron
Buxton
College None
Team Minnesota Twins
25CF
6'2"Height
190Weight
27Age
2Exp
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
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 (6 Seasons)541983252732165092.262.322.489
YEARTEAM2B3BTBSFSHHPIBGDP
2020MIN307520102
2019MIN30413912213
2018MIN401801001
2017MIN14619125421
2016MIN19612834302
2015MIN714202101
Career (6 Seasons)1839710202
2020 Situational Stats
At Bat SituationsG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
vs. Lefthanded Pitcher1600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Righthanded Pitcher3600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
RISP2700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Runners on Base3500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Bases Empty3500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Bases Loaded500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Late Inning Pressure1600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
LIP-Runners On1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
with 0 outs2900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
with 1 out3100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
with 2 outs2900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Leading Off2500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
1st Inning500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
>= 7th Inning3300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Extra Innings100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Batting OrderG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Lineup Slot 1300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Lineup Slot 2100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Lineup Slot 5200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Lineup Slot 6400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Lineup Slot 7900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Lineup Slot 81200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Lineup Slot 9800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Day/NightG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Day1300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Night2600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
MonthG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
July300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
August1800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
September1800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Season HalfG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Post All-Star3900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Playing SurfaceG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Grass3900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Home/AwayG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Home2300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Away1600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
RoleG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Playing OF3900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
VenueG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Busch Stadium100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Guaranteed Rate Field400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Kauffman Stadium300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Target Field2400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Wrigley Field200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Miller Park300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
PNC Park200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
OpponentG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
vs. Chi-A500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Clev.700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Det.600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. K.C.700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Milw.500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Chi-N200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Cin.100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Pitt.400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. St.L.200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
2020 Game Log
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
07/28vsW6-3310000101000.000.000.000
07/30vsL2-0301000002000.167.167.167
07/31vsW4-1000000000000.167.167.167
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
08/01vsW3-0300000000010.111.111.111
08/02vsW3-1300000003000.083.083.083
08/03vsW5-4300000010000.067.067.118
08/04vsW7-3311000100000.111.111.150
08/05@W5-2111100000000.158.211.190
08/06@L6-5411001101000.174.348.200
08/07@L3-2311001101000.192.462.214
08/08@L9-6412001401000.233.567.250
08/09@L4-2411000001000.235.529.250
08/10@W4-2400000003000.211.474.225
08/11@L6-4403000001100.262.500.273
08/12@W12-2523002200000.298.638.306
08/15vsW4-2500000103000.269.577.278
08/16vsW4-2400000000000.250.536.259
08/17vsW4-1401000101000.250.517.258
08/18vsW4-3510000000000.231.477.239
08/19vsL9-3300000002000.221.456.229
SEPTEMBER
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
09/01vsW3-2402000100000.236.458.243
09/04vsW2-0401000000000.237.447.244
09/05vsW4-3401000102000.238.438.244
09/07vsW6-2412101101000.250.488.256
09/08@W7-3300000000000.241.471.247
09/11vsW3-1311001202000.244.500.250
09/12vsW8-4311001200000.247.527.253
09/13vsW7-5100000000000.245.521.250
09/14@L3-1501100001000.242.515.248
09/15@L6-2422001100000.252.544.257
09/16@W5-1411001201000.252.561.257
09/17@L4-3423002200000.270.622.274
09/18@L1-0301000011000.272.614.280
09/19@W8-1401000101000.271.602.279
09/22vsW5-4511001102000.268.610.276
09/23vsW7-6400000103100.260.591.267
09/25vsL7-2300000002000.254.577.261
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