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

Based on average projected fantasy points, Byron Buxton is the #24 fantasy outfielder with an average of 3.19 fantasy points per game. But with him projected to play just 11 games in you will need to wait on him to deliver value. In 79 games this season he has averaged 2.82 which ranks him as the #44 outfielder based on average.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#118 Ryan Cordell (1% OWN)36 FP, 2.68 per game121 FP, 59 gp, 2.1 per game (#32)
#119 David Dahl (84% OWN)35 FP, 2.86 per game200 FP, 76 gp, 2.62 per game (#40)
#120 Byron Buxton (56% OWN)35 FP, 3.19 per game200 FP, 76 gp, 2.62 per game (#40)
#121 Melky Cabrera (6% OWN)35 FP, 2.69 per game177 FP, 78 gp, 2.27 per game (#75)
#122 Leury Garcia (29% OWN)35 FP, 2.57 per game132 FP, 77 gp, 1.71 per game (#108)

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 201935.21.77.17.33.11.6
-- Per Game (11 Proj)3.20.160.650.660.290.14
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