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 61.07 projected fantasy points puts him at #107 behind Jace Peterson and ahead of Jake Marisnick. 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 2.88 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 #63 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#105 Mark Canha (15% OWN)62 FP, 3.17 per game271 FP, 118 gp, 2.3 per game (#65)
#106 Jace Peterson (1% OWN)61 FP, 2.35 per game124 FP, 81 gp, 1.53 per game (#109)
#107 Byron Buxton (59% OWN)61 FP, 2.88 per game124 FP, 81 gp, 1.53 per game (#109)
#108 Jake Marisnick (3% OWN)61 FP, 3.13 per game123 FP, 82 gp, 1.5 per game (#112)
#109 Derek Dietrich (22% OWN)61 FP, 3.02 per game307 FP, 149 gp, 2.06 per game (#81)

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 2019612.912.312.45.43.1
-- Per Game (21 Proj)2.90.140.580.580.250.14
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