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Twins Injury Update: Kyle Gibson, Byron Buxton, Ricky Nolasco

Minnesota Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson will not make his start Wednesday because of back stiffness, reports Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Bollinger tweeted Gibson's scratch and the news that Anthony Swarzak will take the mound in his place:Kyle Gibson is scratched tomorrow with back stiffness. Anthony Swarzak will start in his place.— Rhett Bollinger (@RhettBollinger) July...
Via MLB Injury News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Top-10 MLB Prospect Watch: Dodgers Joc Pederson, Twins Byron Buxton

This week in Minor League Report: Top Prospects, FFLockerRoom Fantasy Sports takes a look at some of the movers and shakers, top prospects and perhaps even guys most likely to be called up in the short term. If you’re curious about a player not profiled in this week’s report, you can access our previous Minor League Reports at FFLockerRoom.com. Keep in mind that research has...
Via FF Locker Room
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Top prospect Byron Buxton returns to action

The Minnesota Twins fell to 39-48 on the season following a 9-7 loss to the New York Yankees on Sunday. The loss was the 10th in the last 13 games for the Twins, who are a dreadful 28th in the Major Leagues in ERA. Despite the poor performance by the Twins, there is a bit of good news on the injury front, as top prospect Byron Buxton returns to game action after being sidelined...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins prospect Byron Buxton placed on Minor League disabled list

The Minnesota Twins defeated the Detroit Tigers in the final game of a weekend series by the score of 4-3. The win improved the Twins to 17-19 on the season. On the injury front, top prospect Byron Buxton was placed on the seven-day Minor League disabled list with a sprained left wrist. #480912849 / gettyimages.comAs reported by Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com, Buxton reinjured his...
Via MLB Injury News
May 12, 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

Notebook: Speedy Buxton to start in minors but glad for big-league shot

JUPITER, Fla. -- Twins prospect Byron Buxton turned some heads Tuesday during his first Grapefruit League start of the spring -- and he did so while making an out on the bases. Despite finishing 0-for-5 in Minnesota's 3-1 loss to the Miami Marlins, Buxton flashed his speed on the base paths in two separate at-bats. On a slow roller to second base in the top of the third inning...
Via Fox Sports North
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Byron Buxton named minor league player of the year

MINNEAPOLIS -- In what shouldn't come as a huge surprise, Minnesota Twins outfield prospect Byron Buxton was named Baseball America's Minor League Player of the Year on Wednesday. Buxton, the No. 2 overall pick in last year's Major League Baseball draft, put up impressive numbers in his first full minor league season. The 19-year-old outfielder began the year with Low...
Via Fox Sports North
September 11, 2013  |  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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