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Who Should I Draft?

Byron Buxton or Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Byron Buxton
CF - MIN
Byron Buxton
Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
2B,SS,LF - TOR
Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
Expert
Recommendation
52%
Recommended by
28 of 54 experts
48%
Recommended by
26 of 54 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 95# 104
Best Rank# 68# 67
Worst Rank# 189# 179
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 174# 151
Best Rank# 149# 135
Worst Rank# 187# 187
   
Projections 
   
Runs2626
Home Runs69
RBI2329
Stolen Bases83
Batting Average.255.268
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 124# 128
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 111# 113
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 85# 129
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 82# 85
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 82# 88
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 80# 90
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 92# 98
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 88
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 90# 179
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 94# 106
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 98# 104
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 81# 89
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 102# 124
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 101# 122
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 68
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 107# 109
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 91# 96
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 81# 91
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 105# 109
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 89# 132
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 107# 111
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 92# 111
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 92# 93
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 107# 111
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 108
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 89# 95
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 105# 106
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 105# 117
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 85# 80
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 94# 79
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 94# 91
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 95# 92
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 96# 93
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 96# 81
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 97# 89
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 98# 87
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 99# 94
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 101# 67
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 102# 88
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 103# 101
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 103# 90
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 104# 88
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 104# 88
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 104# 94
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 105# 95
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 115# 98
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 120# 87
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 120# 71
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 123# 101
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 126# 83
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 153# 112
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 155# 95
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 181# 126
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 189# 99
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Byron Buxton
CF - MIN
Byron Buxton
Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
2B,SS,LF - TOR
Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats271314
   
Runs4852
   
Hits7187
   
Singles2746
   
Doubles3019
   
Triples42
   
Home Runs1020
   
RBI4650
   
Stolen Bases146
   
Caught Stealing34
   
Walks1920
   
Strikeouts6886
   
Batting Average.262.277
   
On Base Pct.314.328
   
Slugging Pct.513.541
   
On-base Plus Slugging.827.869
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Byron Buxton
CF - MIN
Byron Buxton
Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
2B,SS,LF - TOR
Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats170190
   
Runs2626
   
Hits4351
   
Singles2331
   
Doubles1210
   
Triples21
   
Home Runs69
   
RBI2329
   
Stolen Bases83
   
Caught Stealing21
   
Walks1310
   
Strikeouts4947
   
Batting Average.255.268
   
On Base Pct.307.304
   
Slugging Pct.456.468
   
On-base Plus Slugging.762.772
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Byron Buxton
CF - MIN
Byron Buxton
Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
2B,SS,LF - TOR
Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
News 
 Byron Buxton (foot) will bat ninth and play CF Tuesday against the Cardinals.
Brad Camara
Tue, Jul 28th
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. went 3-for-4 with a RBI in Thursday's loss against the Nationals.
Andy Zimmerman
Fri, Jul 31st
 Byron Buxton (foot) is working out and Is expected to be ready for game action in the “near future.”
Brad Camara
Mon, Jul 27th
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. went 1-for-4 with a solo home run on Tuesday as the Blue Jays beat the Nationals by a 5-1 score.
John Aubin
Wed, Jul 29th
 Twins outfielder Byron Buxton is not in the lineup for Friday's opener against the Chicago White Sox due to a foot injury.
Mike Maher
Fri, Jul 24th
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. went 1-for-4 at the plate on Saturday as the Blue Jays lost to the Rays by a 4-1 score.
John Aubin
Sun, Jul 26th
 After working out in St. Paul on Wednesday, it appears Buxton is ready to join the team in preparation for Opening Day.
Joe Buttgereit - Fantasy Sports Nerdz
Thu, Jul 23rd
Blue Jays outfielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is not in the lineup for the team's opener against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, but manager Charlie Montoyo indicated that his young outfielder is available off the bench and should be back in the lineup on Saturday. Derek Fisher is starting in left field Friday.
Mike Maher
Fri, Jul 24th
 Byron Buxton (foot) says he will be ready for Opening Day on July 24th.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Jul 15th
Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo says Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (side) is on track for Opening Day.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Jul 22nd
Notes 
 If anyone can shine in 60 games, it's Byron Buxton, right? Well, only to disappoint us in 2021.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Gurriel has been a streaky player so far in his career, but he seems to be in Toronto's long-term plans. The positional flexibility helps, too.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Buxton has never managed to stay healthy for a full season but while he is healthy, fantasy owners get a source of power and great speed. Should he finally stay on the field all year, fantasy owners could receive 20 homers, 25 steals and a decent batting average out of the 14th round.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
After starting the season slow, Toronto sent Gurriel back to the minors but once he was called back up, he was one of the best hitters in baseball with a nearly 50-homer pace. That won't keep up, but 35 with a strong batting average is entirely possible.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros