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Who Should I Draft?

Wil Myers or Byron Buxton (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Byron Buxton
CF - MIN
Byron Buxton
Wil Myers
1B,LF,CF,RF - SD
Wil Myers
Expert
Recommendation
54%
Recommended by
27 of 50 experts
46%
Recommended by
23 of 50 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 73# 74
Best Rank# 43# 49
Worst Rank# 112# 111
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 128# 122
Best Rank# 108# 110
Worst Rank# 135# 151
   
Projections 
   
Runs7174
Home Runs2526
RBI7279
Stolen Bases1813
Batting Average.253.251
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 49# 74
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 46# 87
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 67# 77
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 91# 97
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 51# 67
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 81# 82
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 68# 91
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 75# 87
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 43# 84
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 77# 95
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 66# 69
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 61# 86
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 69# 71
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 69# 73
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 67# 74
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 54# 83
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 68# 78
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 75# 91
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 63# 78
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 75# 90
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 55# 57
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 66# 80
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 46# 51
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 76# 105
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 71# 74
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 72# 80
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 59# 82
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 76# 49
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 106# 52
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 58# 55
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 100# 55
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 75# 60
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 90# 61
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 87# 63
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 84# 64
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 101# 67
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 84# 68
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 77# 71
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 78# 71
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 76# 71
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 77# 72
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 102# 73
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 80# 75
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 77# 75
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 77# 76
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 88# 78
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 83# 82
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 86# 85
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 98# 86
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 112# 111
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Byron Buxton
CF - MIN
Byron Buxton
Wil Myers
1B,LF,CF,RF - SD
Wil Myers
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats130198
   
Runs1934
   
Hits3357
   
Singles1726
   
Doubles314
   
Triples02
   
Home Runs1315
   
RBI2740
   
Stolen Bases22
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks218
   
Strikeouts3656
   
Batting Average.254.288
   
On Base Pct.267.353
   
Slugging Pct.577.606
   
On-base Plus Slugging.844.959
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Byron Buxton
CF - MIN
Byron Buxton
Wil Myers
1B,LF,CF,RF - SD
Wil Myers
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats473514
   
Runs7174
   
Hits119128
   
Singles6371
   
Doubles2828
   
Triples43
   
Home Runs2526
   
RBI7279
   
Stolen Bases1813
   
Caught Stealing44
   
Walks2955
   
Strikeouts135168
   
Batting Average.253.251
   
On Base Pct.297.324
   
Slugging Pct.487.468
   
On-base Plus Slugging.783.792
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Byron Buxton
CF - MIN
Byron Buxton
Wil Myers
1B,LF,CF,RF - SD
Wil Myers
News 
 Byron Buxton (hamstring) has returned to the Twins' lineup on Saturday against the Angels.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Apr 17th
Wil Myers went 1-3 with a single and a walk in the Padres' loss to the Dodgers on Saturday.
Matt Flipi
Sun, Apr 18th
 Byron Buxton (hamstring) is still absent from the Twins' lineup on Friday against the Angels.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Apr 16th
Wil Myers (knee) remains absent from the Padres' lineup on Thursday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Apr 15th
 Byron Buxton (hamstring) is not in the Twins' starting lineup Thursday against the Red Sox.
Connor Rooney
Thu, Apr 15th
Padres' OF Wil Myers is not in the Padres' starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Pirates.
Jack Mannis
Wed, Apr 14th
 Byron Buxton didn't play in either of the Twins' two games on Wednesday due to a tight hamstring.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Apr 14th
Padres 1B/OF Wil Myers has been diagnosed with knee inflammation.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Apr 14th
 Minnesota outfielder Byron Buxton went 3-for-4 with a double, a homer, and four RBI in an 8-6 loss to the Mariners on Sunday.
Matthew Terelle
Sun, Apr 11th
Wil Myers exited the Padres' game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday after making an awkward catch in right field.
Matt Flipi
Tue, Apr 13th
Notes 
 Buxton has immense talent and upside, and it feel like he could be a fantasy superstar if he stays healthy. Limited to just 39 games last year, he hit 13 home runs, greatly increasing his barrel rate (13.5%), average exit velocity (91.2 MPH) and hard hit rate (47.9%). Although he only stole two base, his sprint speed ranked in the 99th percentile. The two things holding Buxton back are his health concerns - he has played more than 92 games just once in his career, and his .238 career batting average, which won't improve until he stops swinging so much, particularly at pitches outside of the zone. But he's still just 27 years old, and has the power and speed to deliver a 30-30 season in a perfect world. Just bake in some missed time into the draft capital you're willing to spend.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Myers talked openly about making a swing change last year, and it paid off in a big way. He raised his average by nearly 50 points over the previous year while cutting his strikeout rate, and ranked in the top seven percent in barrel rate. Myers didn't run as much as previous years in the shortened season, but he still ranked in the top 85% of the league in sprint speed. His average will likely come down to closer to its career .254 mark. But he has earned a bit of a leash at least with his strong 2020 campaign, and should be a fine power-speed combination who will put up solid overall counting numbers.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
  Made real, tangible changes at the plate in 2020, which makes me believe in the breakout. Not many players capable of going 30/15 at his ADP. All over him.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy