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Yermin Mercedes or Byron Buxton

Who Should I Start? - Week 8 • Start New
Yermin Mercedes

Yermin Mercedes

CChicago White Sox CHW
Byron Buxton

Byron Buxton

CFMinnesota Twins MIN
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Mercedes over Buxton

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Yermin Mercedes
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Buxton over Mercedes

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Byron Buxton
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Performance Yermin Mercedes
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.389052.4760.55606
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.310063.3750.414011
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Byron Buxton
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
..0
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.238134.2730.47625
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Yermin Mercedes
OWN
100%
+5.17 compared to last week
START
100%
+29.52 compared to last week
OWN/START Byron Buxton
OWN
100%
No change since last week.
START
22%
No change since last week.
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Yermin Mercedes
11th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Byron Buxton
17th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Yermin Mercedes

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 11th among C's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 2nd.
  • The current leader among C's is Carlos Martinez
  • He is doing a better than most people thought he would.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Top 20 in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.416 and is currently ranked 17th
  • Among the best in batting average with 0.365 and is currently ranked 5th
  • Top 25 on base percentage and is currently ranked 22nd with 0.411
  • Top 25 in slugging percentage and is currently ranked 25th with 0.565
  • Top 20 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 17th with 0.977
  • Top 100 in RBI and is currently ranked 80th with 22
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 248th in runs scored with 13
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.3 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.365, OBP: +0.411, HRs: +5, RBI: +22, Runs: +13, Wlks: +9, Stls: EVEN,
Breakdown Byron Buxton

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 17th among OF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 19th.
  • The current leader among OF's is Ronald Acuna Jr.
  • He is putting up the kind of numbers the experts expected him to.
  • In the past two weeks he has had an awful lot of time off and he's listed on the injury report. He may have some nagging injuries with his Hip (Late May?). Look at his player news.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Top 20 in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.417 and is currently ranked 16th
  • Among the best in batting average with 0.370 and is currently ranked 3rd
  • Top 25 on base percentage and is currently ranked 24th with 0.408
  • Among the best in slugging percentage and is currently ranked 2nd with 0.772
  • Among the best in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 2nd with 1.180
  • Top 35 in steals and is currently ranked 32nd with 5
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 195th in RBI with 17
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 144th in runs scored with 19
  • Top 50 in HRs and is currently ranked 38th with 9
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.3 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.37, OBP: +0.408, HRs: +9, RBI: +17, Runs: +19, Wlks: +4, Stls: +5,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Yermin Mercedes

No Injury Reported

Injury Byron Buxton

HIP - Late May?

Hip
Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Yermin Mercedes
DateOpponentResult
May 11VS MINAlcala 0-1W 9-3
May 12VS MINHapp 2-1W 13-8
May 13VS MINPineda 2-2W 4-2
May 14VS KCKeller 3-4L 6-2
May 14VS KCJunis 1-3W 3-1
May 15VS KCMinor
May 16VS KCSinger
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.344174.4470.531010
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Byron Buxton
DateOpponentResult
May 11@CHWCrochet 1-2L 9-3
May 12@CHWKeuchel 2-1L 13-8
May 13@CHWLynn 4-1L 4-2
May 14VS OAKMontas 5-2L 6-1
May 15VS OAKIrvin
May 16VS OAKBassitt
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.333122.3330.66703
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Yermin Mercedes
19.16
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Byron Buxton
22.87
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Yermin Mercedes
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2020 CHW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0
2021 CHW 35 42 5 13 22 0 9 .365 .411 .565 123
ON PACE 153 183 21 56 96 0 39 .365 .411 .565 538
3-YEAR AVG 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0
Career 36 42 5 13 22 0 9 .362 .408 .560
Career Byron Buxton
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2015 MIN 46 27 2 16 6 2 6 .209 .250 .326 52
2016 MIN 92 67 10 44 38 10 23 .225 .284 .430 194
2017 MIN 140 117 16 69 51 29 38 .253 .314 .413 332
2018 MIN 28 14 0 8 4 5 3 .156 .183 .200 29
2019 MIN 87 71 10 48 46 15 19 .262 .314 .513 248
2020 MIN 41 33 13 19 27 3 2 .254 .267 .577 110
2021 MIN 25 34 9 19 17 5 4 .370 .408 .772 123
ON PACE 112 153 40 85 76 22 18 .370 .408 .772 553
3-YEAR AVG 52 39 8 25 26 8 8 .240 .278 .473 129
Career 459 363 60 223 189 69 95 .247 .297 .451
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Boyd
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Yarbrough
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Ray
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Wood
SD vs STL 7:00 PM EST Weathers
Kim
Matchup Time
ATL vs HOU 7:00 PM EST
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BOS @NY 1:00 PM EST
CHA @WAS 1:00 PM EST
CHI vs MIL 9:00 PM EST
DAL @MIN 9:00 PM EST
DEN @POR 9:00 PM EST
DET vs MIA 8:00 PM EST
GS vs MEM 3:30 PM EST
IND @TOR 1:00 PM EST
LAC @OKC 9:00 PM EST
LAL @NO 9:00 PM EST
ORL @PHI 7:00 PM EST
PHO @SA 2:00 PM EST
SAC vs UTA 9:00 PM EST
Matchup Time
CGY @VAN 10:30 PM EST