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 60.7 projected fantasy points puts him at #119 behind Raimel Tapia 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 2.86 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#66) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. Byron Buxton is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #64 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#117 Trent Clark (30% OWN)61 FP, 2.98 per game137 FP, 60 gp, 2.3 per game (#23)
#118 Raimel Tapia (11% OWN)61 FP, 2.52 per game22 FP, 20 gp, 1.08 per game (#138)
#119 Byron Buxton (59% OWN)61 FP, 2.86 per game22 FP, 20 gp, 1.08 per game (#138)
#120 Billy Hamilton (18% OWN)59 FP, 1.72 per game261 FP, 150 gp, 1.74 per game (#105)
#121 Ramon Laureano (66% OWN)57 FP, 3.03 per game113 FP, 45 gp, 2.51 per game (#54)

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 2019612.812.212.35.43.1
-- 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