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WATCH: Byron Buxton on Torii Hunter, Hit the Quan, rodeos, Skittles & more

Get to know MLB outfielder Byron Buxton as he talks about Torii Hunter, dancing with Brian Dozier, going to rodeos, eating skittles & more with YES Network's Matthew Stucko in 'YES or No.'
Via YES Network
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins CF Buxton bruised knee running into wall

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton left Friday night's game at Texas with a bruised right knee after crashing into the outfield wall in the first inning. The ball hit by Rougned Odor clipped off the edge of Buxton's glove and the bill of his cap before he ran into the padded wall. The impact broke his sunglasses into multiple pieces. Buxton was...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Buxton injured after running into outfield wall

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton has a bruised knee and is day to day crashing into the outfield wall in the first inning Friday night. The ball hit by Texas' Rougned Odor clipped off the edge of Buxton's glove and the bill of his cap before he ran into the padded wall. The impact broke his sunglasses into multiple pieces. Buxton was eventually taken...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins’ Byron Buxton makes amazing leaping catch against wall (vid)

Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton has long been heralded as one of the best young prospects in baseball, and his blinding speed and impeccable glove skills were on full display Wednesday night when he chased down and snagged a fly ball before slamming into the wall at Target Field. The Buxton Leap. #MNTwins — Minnesota...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Byron Buxton races from home to third base in warp speed (VIDEO)

Among the many superlatives placed upon Minnesota Twins’ top prospect Byron Buxton was his speed. On Friday, he showed why the scouts are very much correct. Leading off the bottom of the third against the Tampa Bay Rays, Buxton laced one to the left-center field gap and was hustling right out of the box. When Buxton slid in with a triple, his 270-foot dash was clocked at just 10...
Via The Sports Daily
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Theory and Implementation with Byron Buxton

Generally, the theory is that even top prospects bust. Byron Buxton is the toppest of top prospects, but even that distinction can’t protect him from failure of one kind or another. Exploring that theory is much more difficult when you’re the player himself. Or the writer asking that player about those expectations and the difficulties he’s been having so far. “You’re going...
Via Fangraphs
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

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

By Chris Mitchell 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 Twins have recorded one of the better records in baseball over the season’s...
Via Fangraphs
June 16, 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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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