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Twins Injury Update: Byron Buxton plays for first time since concussion

After a rough year for Minnesota Twins prospects, top prospect Byron Buxton is back on the field for the first time since his ugly concussion.  On Tuesday as the Arizona Fall League began, Buxton was on the field for Salt River.  Although he went 0-4 with a run and a stolen base, this is very positive news for Twins fans.While the team has been very mediocre over the past several...
Via MLB Injury News
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Byron Buxton shut down for rest of season

The Minnesota Twins lost to the Kansas City Royals last night by the score of 6-4. The loss dropped the Twins to 55-68, last in the American League Central. The long, disappointing season for the Twins has paralleled that of their top prospect Byron Buxton, who has been shut down for the rest of the season following a concussion he suffered last week in a collision in the outfield...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Prospect Byron Buxton Knocked Out After Outfield Collision (Video)

Byron Buxton just can’t buy a break. The Minnesota Twins prospect is considered one of baseball’s top prospects, but he’s been bitten hard by the injury bug this season. Buxton had already missed a good chunk of time with a wrist injury before returning to action with the Fort Myers Miracle, the Twins’ Class-A Advanced club. In his first game at Double-A New Britain on Wednesday...
Via NESN.com
August 14, 2014  |  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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Byron Buxton sustains concussion in outfield collision

Byron Buxton's Double-A debut ended in terrifying fashion when the Minnesota Twins prospect was involved in a hard collision with New Britain teammate Mike Kvasnicka. Aaron Leibovitz of MLB.com reports that Buxton and Kvasnicka crashed into each other in the top of the fifth inning, with the right fielder's knee appearing to slam into Buxton's left shoulder. The centerfielder...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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 MLB.com’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...
Via Fox Sports North
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins Prospect Byron Buxton Makes Spectacular Catch

Minnesota Twins super prospect Byron Buxton made a fantastic grab last night. Playing for the Twins Class-A affiliate Cedar Rapids Kernels, Buxton robbed Kane County’s David Bote of a hit in the seventh inning. Keep an eye on the upper right corner of the video. Buxton was taken number two overall by the Twins in last year’s draft. Twins fans are surely salivating at the thought...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss
PRETTY SWEET

Twins' Byron Buxton makes incredible catch

When the Minnesota Twins made Byron Buxton the No. 2 pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, they knew they were getting a supremely athletic, toolsy high school outfielder who could play some incredible defense. Buxton also had the added value of being a guy who will likely stick in center field. So far, the kid has lived up to the hype. On Monday night, Buxton made one of the better catches...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins Have Dynamic Duo In Byron Buxton And Adam Walker

The Minnesota Twins have a pair of outfield prospects setting the Midwest League on fire over the first 35 games of the season. The likes of 19-year old Byron Buxton and 21-year old Adam Walker have paced the Twins Single A affiliate Cedar Rapids Kernels to a first place 24-11 record. Buxton and Walker form arguably the best 1-2 punch in all of the Midwest League making Twins fans...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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