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Byron Buxton

20-Year-Old Outfielder – Minnesota Twins

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Buxton may be the best prospect in baseball after a season in which he displayed his five-tool talent, hitting .334/.424/.520 with 12 home runs and 55 stolen bases between Low-A and High-A. He began t...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  Wrist
LEAGUE: A+    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 189   DOB: 12/18/1993
BORN: Baxley, GA   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

July 21, 2014  –  Byron Buxton News

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X-rays on Buxton's injured right wrist came back negative Monday, MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger reports.

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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2012 18 R GUL 27 102 88 17 19 11 4 3 4 14 4 3 11 26 0 0 3 .216 .324 .466 .790
2012 18 R ELI 21 87 77 16 22 8 6 1 1 6 7 0 8 15 0 0 2 .286 .368 .429 .797
2013 19 A CED 68 321 270 68 92 33 15 10 8 55 32 11 44 56 3 3 1 .341 .431 .559 .990
2013 19 A+ FOR 57 253 218 41 71 16 4 8 4 22 23 8 32 49 0 1 2 .326 .415 .472 .887
2014 20 A+ FOR 13 56 50 10 14 5 1 1 3 6 2 2 5 14 0 0 1 .280 .357 .520 .877
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2012 18 R GUL 102 88 10.8% 25.5% 0.42 70% .259 .250
2012 18 R ELI 87 77 9.2% 17.2% 0.53 81% .344 .143
2013 19 A CED 321 270 13.7% 17.4% 0.79 79% .408 .218
2013 19 A+ FOR 253 218 12.6% 19.4% 0.65 78% .406 .146
2014 20 A+ FOR 56 50 8.9% 25% 0.36 72% .333 .240
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Buxton missed a second consecutive game Sunday after getting hit by a pitch in his right wrist Friday, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. He had played eight games since missing two months with an injury to his left wrist.

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Buxton went 4-for-6 with a homer, two walks, three runs, two RBI and a hit-by-pitch in a 17-inning game with High-A Fort Myers on Friday.

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Buxton (wrist) was reinstated from the 7-day DL and will play center field Sunday for High-A Fort Myers, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Buxton, who is close to taking batting practice and doing full pregame work, could begin playing in games soon, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Buxton (wrist) has been able to hit off a tee and isn't in need of surgery, the St. Paul Pioneer Press' Mike Berardino reports.

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Buxton's injured wrist has improved, but not to the point where he can start swinging a bat, Brad Steil, Minnesota's director of minor league operations, told the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Buxton is still resting his injured wrist and the team has yet to announce a timetable for him to return to game action, FOX Sports North's Tyler Mason reports.

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The No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 draft has the potential to develop into a top-notch, five-tool player for the Twins. He hit just .248 with a .792 OPS in 48 games between two levels of rookie ball, but showed promising signs by hitting five home runs and drawing walks in 10 percent of his plate appearances. He is also said to have the best speed in the organization. Buxton is far away from the majors at age 19 and the Twins do not rush prospects, but he could quickly climb to the top of Minnesota's prospect lists.