BYRON BUXTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Twins top prospect Byron Buxton (wrist) gradually increasing activity

Byron Buxton is widely regarded as the top prospect in all of baseball. Unfortunately, the 20-year-old hasn't had much of a chance to show it. The Minnesota Twins outfielder is yet to play a minor league game this season as a result of a sprained left wrist, suffered three weeks ago. According to Mike Berardino of the St Paul Pioneer Press, Buxton is starting to progress towards...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Byron Buxton may begin Double-A season on the disabled list

We generally wouldn't post an update in this space when a player headed to Double-A might begin the season on the disabled list, but Byron Buxton isn't exactly an ordinary minor-leaguer. The Twins center fielder is the consensus top prospect in baseball. He's also currently dealing with a wrist issue and sounds destined to miss the beginning of the season for the Double...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Byron Buxton still out with sprained wrist

It's not just Byron Buxton's left elbow that's bothering him now. The Minnesota Twins' ballyhooed prospect has a sprained left wrist, Twins farm director Brad Steil said, adding Buxton probably will miss a third straight game on Wednesday. The problem extends to the flexor muscle that runs from the wrist to the elbow, a person with direct knowledge said. A second...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins top prospect Byron Buxton dealing with wrist pain

The Minnesota Twins have been experiencing a tough spring when it comes to their top prospects. First, Miguel Sano was lost for the year due to Tommy John surgery. Now, outfielder Byron Buxton is dealing with a wrist injury.By shiladsen via Wikimedia CommonsMike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press was on the report, saying it includes the flexor muscle that runs from his...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: a decade of difference

Minnesota Twins: a decade of differenceMinnesota Twins One decade ago, the Minnesota Twins were at the top of their game. Now, they’re seen at the bottom and struggling to fight back. From 2002-2004, the Twins were a three-time A.L. Central Division winning team, posting season records of 94-67, 90-72, and 92-70. In the past three seasons, from 2011-2013, they have been landing...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Mega-prospect Byron Buxton crushes homer

The Major League Baseball world is anxiously awaiting the arrival of the widely renown number one prospect Byron Buxton of the Minnesota Twins.  And on Saturday, Buxton announced that he might be ready.  If you have any question about his power, check out this easy swing and long drive off of Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Drew Hutchinson (via MLB.com): The pitch hung a little...
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March 09, 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...
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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...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Twins Top Three Prospects

    Jacob Papke Minnesota Twins Writer Byron Buxton USATSI After being ranked as the best prospect in baseball by nearly every ranking including both MLB.com and ESPN.com. Buxton is set to take the minors and then the majors by storm. After being draft 2nd in the 2012 MLB Amature Player Draft. Buxton immediately started to hit everything he saw in the minors. After his first...
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February 26, 2014  |  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...
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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