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BYRON BUXTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Buxton among invites to Twins spring training

MINNEAPOLIS -- Byron Buxton highlights highlights a list of Twins minor leaguers who have been invited to major-league spring training. Minnesota announced Friday that 18 minor league players will join the Twins in big league camp. In addition to Buxton are fellow outfielders Eric Farris, Danny Ortiz and Shane Robinson. The list of pitchers includes right-hander Mark Hamburger, who...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Twins prospect Buxton injured in Arizona Fall League

The Minnesota Twins' top pick in the 2011 draft has dislocated a finger while diving for a ball in the Arizona Fall League. It's the latest setback for Byron Buxton. It's not clear how much time the outfielder will miss for the dislocated left middle finger. Buxton, 20, was considered to be the top prospect in baseball at the start of the year. He was limited to 31 minor league games...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Byron Buxton shut down for rest of season

The Minnesota Twins lost to the Kansas City Royals last night by the score of 6-4. The loss dropped the Twins to 55-68, last in the American League Central. The long, disappointing season for the Twins has paralleled that of their top prospect Byron Buxton, who has been shut down for the rest of the season following a concussion he suffered last week in a collision in the outfield...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 19, 2014  |  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 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
July 07, 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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