SCOUT ANALYST JOHN BOLLMAN'S TAKE
Byron Buxton was injured over the weekend after dislocating his shoulder while crashing into the outfield wall. He is expected to miss at least two weeks and it should be closer to a month. Jake Cave was recalled to fill his roster spot, but expect Rocco Baldelli to play the hot hand in the outfield while he’s out.
REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK
Byron Buxton is not projected to be worth a roster spot. His 60.98 projected fantasy points puts him at #116 behind Jordan Luplow and ahead of Billy Hamilton. He is expected to be out through 9/2 which impacts his rest of season ranking. He has averaged 2.28 fantasy points in his past 106 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.87 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#61) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. Byron Buxton is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #62 fantasy position rank.
|REST OF SEASON RANK (OF)||PROJECTION||FANTASY STATS SINCE 2018|
|#114 Trent Clark (31% OWN)||62 FP, 2.95 per game||295 FP, 69 gp, 4.3 per game (#7)|
|#115 Jordan Luplow (4% OWN)||61 FP, 3.06 per game||60 FP, 35 gp, 1.71 per game (#104)|
|#116 Byron Buxton (60% OWN)||61 FP, 2.87 per game||60 FP, 35 gp, 1.71 per game (#104)|
|#117 Billy Hamilton (18% OWN)||60 FP, 1.72 per game||261 FP, 150 gp, 1.74 per game (#101)|
|#118 Tyler O'Neill (20% OWN)||60 FP, 2.79 per game||98 FP, 56 gp, 1.76 per game (#100)|
FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS
The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.
|Rest of 2019||61||2.7||12.3||12.3||5.4||3.2|
|-- Per Game (21 Proj)||2.9||0.13||0.58||0.58||0.25||0.15|
|-- Per Game (79 GP)||2.8||0.13||0.58||0.61||0.24||0.18|
|2018 to 2019||242||10||50||56||22||19|
|-- Per Game (106 GP)||2.3||0.09||0.47||0.53||0.21||0.18|