Byron Buxton Out With Shoulder Dislocation

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 60.86 projected fantasy points puts him at #112 behind Trent Clark and ahead of Lewis Brinson. 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 (#60) 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) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#110 Jordan Luplow (4% OWN)62 FP, 3.09 per game60 FP, 35 gp, 1.71 per game (#104)
#111 Trent Clark (30% OWN)61 FP, 2.97 per game60 FP, 35 gp, 1.71 per game (#104)
#112 Byron Buxton (59% OWN)61 FP, 2.87 per game60 FP, 35 gp, 1.71 per game (#104)
#113 Lewis Brinson (7% OWN)61 FP, 1.76 per game165 FP, 108 gp, 1.53 per game (#114)
#114 Raimel Tapia (10% OWN)61 FP, 2.5 per game22 FP, 20 gp, 1.08 per game (#135)

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.

BYRON BUXTONFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019612.812.312.35.53.1
-- Per Game (21 Proj)2.90.130.580.580.260.15
2019 Season2231046481914
-- Per Game (79 GP)2.80.130.580.610.240.18
2018 to 20192421050562219
-- Per Game (106 GP)2.30.090.470.530.210.18