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Buxton, Sano have Minnesota Twins fans foaming at the mouth

Minnesota Twins fans have waited years to experience the last five days, and the outcome is better then anyone imagined it to be. With the team calling up outfielder Byron Buxton, MLB Pipeline’s top-ranked prospect, in time for the start of a four-game series against the Baltimore Orioles last Thursday, it meant he’d be on the same lineup card as rookie sensation Miguel Sano...
Via Baseball Essential
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Buxton, Twins claw out another road win in Baltimore

BALTIMORE -- Byron Buxton picked up his first major league RBI with a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins extended their dominance of the Baltimore Orioles with a 3-2 victory Saturday night. After overcoming a two-run deficit in the eighth inning on Friday night, Minnesota handed Chris Tillman (9-8) his first loss since May 31, after trailing 1-0 in...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dynamic duos: How other young Twins pairs performed before Buxton and Sano

It is a moment Minnesota Twins fans have been waiting for -- and hope to see numerous times over the next decade or so -- and it happened Thursday: Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano in the same lineup for the first time. On a rainy night in Baltimore, the pair of Twins prospects finally played in a major-league game together. Buxton led off and was 1 for 6 with a run scored while Sano...
Via Fox Sports North
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Byron Buxton coming back to the majors

The Minnesota Twins got swept in their most recent trip to Yankee Stadium, which concluded yesterday. The Yankees have had the Twins’ number for what seems to be like a decade now, and there is no end to the dominance in sight. To make matters worse, starting center fielder Aaron Hicks pulled up after trying to beat out an infield single in the top of the sixth inning. It looked...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins activate Byron Buxton, then option him to Triple-A

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Twins top prospect Byron Buxton will be staying in Triple-A for a while. The Twins announced Monday they've returned Buxton from his rehabilitation assignment for a sprained left thumb and sent him to Triple-A Rochester. The speedy outfielder was put on the disabled list June 26 after batting .189 in 11 games in his major league debut, prior to the injury...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
July 24, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports North
July 24, 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

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

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