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GB
ARI
o50.5
-6.5
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CAR
ATL
o46
-3
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MIA
BUF
o49.5
-13.5
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SF
CHI
o39.5
+4
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PIT
CLE
o42
-3.5
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PHI
DET
o48
+3.5
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TEN
IND
o50.5
-1
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CIN
NYJ
o42.5
+10.5
1:00PM • PREVIEW
LAR
HOU
o47.5
+14
1:00PM • PREVIEW
NE
LAC
o49
-4.5
4:05PM • PREVIEW
JAX
SEA
o43.5
-3
4:05PM • PREVIEW
WAS
DEN
o44
-3
4:25PM • PREVIEW
TB
NO
o50
+5
4:25PM • PREVIEW
DAL
MIN
o54.5
+1.5
8:20PM • PREVIEW
NYG
KC
o52
-9.5
8:15PM • PREVIEW

Byron Buxton or Lane Thomas

Who Should I Start? - Week 31 • Start New
Byron Buxton

Byron Buxton

CFMinnesota Twins MIN
Lane Thomas

Lane Thomas

CFWashington Nationals WAS
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Buxton over Thomas

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Byron Buxton
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Thomas over Buxton

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Lane Thomas
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Performance Byron Buxton
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
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Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
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Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Lane Thomas
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
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Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
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Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Byron Buxton
OWN
96%
+24.34 compared to last week
START
74%
+2.64 compared to last week
OWN/START Lane Thomas
OWN
46%
No change since last week.
START
44%
+12.82 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Byron Buxton
20th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Lane Thomas
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Byron Buxton

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 20th among OF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 25th.
  • The current leader among OF's is Kyle Tucker
  • 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. Either he isn't an every day player or he is coming back from an injury of some sort. I suggest checking out his news page to get a closer look.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 202nd in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.295
  • Ranked 157th in batting average with 0.261
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 183rd with 0.323
  • Top 75 in slugging percentage and is currently ranked 51st with 0.555
  • Top 100 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 76th with 0.878
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 115th with 4
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 277th in RBI with 11
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 122nd in runs scored with 26
  • Decline in numbers lately by 4.2 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.053, OBP: +0.094, HRs: +5, RBI: +3, Runs: +28, Wlks: +11, Stls: +6,
Breakdown Lane Thomas

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: CF RF LF . However, he plays CF most often.
  • Experts don't even rank him among CF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 18th.
  • The current leader among CF's is Kyle Tucker
  • In the past two weeks he has had an awful lot of time off. Either he isn't an every day player or he is coming back from an injury of some sort. I suggest checking out his news page to get a closer look.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 207th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.295
  • Ranked 233rd in batting average with 0.236
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 175th with 0.327
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 138th with 0.458
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 142nd with 0.786
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 201st with 3
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 155th in RBI with 20
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 117th in runs scored with 27
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 2.7 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.095, OBP: +0.14, HRs: +5, RBI: +22, Runs: +28, Wlks: +33, Stls: +6,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Byron Buxton

No Injury Reported

Injury Lane Thomas

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Byron Buxton
DateOpponentResult
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
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Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Lane Thomas
DateOpponentResult
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Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Byron Buxton
11.42
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Lane Thomas
4.49
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
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 60 69 18 47 30 9 13 .307 .361 .644 253
3-YEAR AVG 52 39 8 25 26 8 8 .240 .278 .473 129
Career 494 398 69 251 202 73 104 .248 .299 .460
Career Lane Thomas
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2019 STL 34 12 4 6 12 1 4 .316 .409 .684 46
2020 STL 18 5 1 5 2 0 3 .135 .200 .297 14
2021 STL 74 49 6 33 24 6 36 .230 .340 .404 203
3-YEAR AVG 26 9 3 6 7 1 4 .227 .310 .493 30
Career 126 66 11 44 38 7 43 .229 .332 .427
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ARI vs GB
ATL vs CAR
BAL vs BYE
BUF vs MIA
CHI vs SF
CIN @NYJ
CLE vs PIT
DAL @MIN
DEN vs WAS
DET vs PHI
HOU vs LAR
IND vs TEN
JAC @SEA
KC vs NYG
LAC vs NE
LV vs BYE
NO vs TB
Matchup Time Pitchers
No games scheduled
Matchup Time
ATL @WAS 7:00 PM EST
CHI vs NY 8:00 PM EST
DAL vs SA 8:30 PM EST
DET @PHI 7:00 PM EST
GS vs MEM 10:00 PM EST
HOU vs UTA 8:00 PM EST
Matchup Time
ANA vs BUF 10:00 PM EST
ARI @TB 7:00 PM EST
BOS @CAR 7:00 PM EST
CGY @PIT 7:00 PM EST
COL @STL 8:00 PM EST
LA vs WPG 10:30 PM EST
MIN @SEA 10:00 PM EST
MON @SJ 10:30 PM EST
PHI @VAN 10:00 PM EST