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Twins' Buxton swinging bat underwater during rehab

I'm pretty sure everything Byron Buxton does is cool.Have you ever injured your hand? Maybe you did some resistance exercises, maybe got crazy and did some rice bucket-work.Buxton is swinging bats underwater.The Minnesota Twins budding superstar is currently rehabbing a left thumb injury and took some dry swings submerged in water."It's something a little different than I would have...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Buxton resumes baseball activities

Byron Buxton, the Minnesota Twins' prized 21-year-old centerfielder, resumed baseball activities on Friday, as he attempts to recover from a thumb injury. And, one of the baseball workouts Buxton utilized is rather unique. Twins manager Paul Molitor told reporters that Buxton fielded ground balls and some outfield fly balls. Buxton also took some swings underwater. Currently on the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins lose rookie Byron Buxton to disabled list with sprained left thumb

The Minnesota Twins have placed rookie center fielder Byron Buxton on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left thumb. He is expected to be out for at least a month. The injury occurred on Tuesday when Buxton was attempting to steal second base against the Chicago White Sox. During his headfirst slide into second, his hand got caught under his body. However, Buxton played through...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins’ Byron Buxton joins stellar rookie class

This has been The Year of the Rookie in MLB, with many top prospects getting the call up to the majors and providing a jolt of excitement and fresh air to what hasn’t been a terribly exciting 2015 season thus far. (Fans of the Royals or Astros would surely disagree with that. Maybe Nats fans too, thanks to Bryce Harper and Max Scherzer.) Cubs fans have surely enjoyed surging...
Via The Outside Corner
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

What to expect from Byron Buxton after call-up by Twins

Believe it or not, the Minnesota Twins kind of look like a playoff contender. Their 34-29 record is tied for 4th best in the American, and puts them just 2.5 games behind the Royals in the AL Central. They also hold a slim lead over the Rangers and the Tigers in the Wild Card chase. The […]
Via Fangraphs
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins win in Byron Buxton’s MLB debut

The Minnesota Twins ended a five game losing streak yesterday with a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers. The biggest storyline in the game was not the game at all, but the MLB debut of baseball’s number one overall prospect, Byron Buxton. Buxton went 0-4 with two strikeouts and a fielder’s choice in the top of the ninth on a failed sacrifice bunt attempt. Eddie Rosario helped make...
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Top prospect Byron Buxton knocked unconscious in scary outfield collision (video)

Minnesota Twins minor leaguer Byron Buxton, widely considered one of the top prospects in baseball, if not the best, was knocked unconscious Wednesday night after colliding with teammate Mike Kvasnicka during a Double-A game. Buxton, 20, was making his first appearance for the Twins’ Double-A affiliate New Brighton Rock Cats after being called up from […] The post Top prospect...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Byron Buxton carted away in ambulance after collision

Minnesota Twins top prospect Byron Buxton was carted away in an ambulance and taken to the hospital after colliding with a teammate in right-center field during his debut with the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats on Wednesday. Buxton is rated as’s top prospect for his ability to hit for power, average, run and make […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Buxton remains quiet, humble despite all the attention

FORT MEYERS, Fla. -- It's just before 11 a.m. and a young Twins outfielder makes his way from the visiting clubhouse to the field at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Fla. There's no name on the back of his red No. 70 jersey, but the fans know exactly who he is. "Buxton!" they yell, their words meriting a brief reaction from the Minnesota Twins' prized center field prospect as he continues...
Via Fox Sports North
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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