BYRON BUXTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

30 Prospects in 30 Days: Byron Buxton — Minnesota Twins

Profile Byron Buxton was the second overall draft pick in the 2012 draft by the Minnesota Twins. The 6-2, 190 pound centerfielder is known for his blazing speed and his incredible defensive attributes. Buxton, 22, has come along a little slower than most had hoped, in large part due to injuries. Buxton has been one of the top prospects in baseball since being drafted. While he has...
Via The Fantasy Fix
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins’ Byron Buxton joins stellar rookie class

By Ian Casselberry 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...
Via The Outside Corner
June 23, 2015  |  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

Minnesota Twins: Can they compete in 2015?

Things haven’t gone quite as planned for the Minnesota Twins the past few years. After winning back to back American League Central Division titles in 2009 and 2010, the Twins have suffered through four consecutive 90 loss seasons. The organization has undergone a rebuilding project the last few years and fans may be wondering when the team will finally compete for division titles...
Via isportsweb.com
January 23, 2015  |  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

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

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 19, 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

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, Buxton...
Via Fox Sports North
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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