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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:  7-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Wrist     EST. RETURN:  5/1/2014
LEAGUE: AA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 189   DOB: 12/18/1993
BORN: Baxley, GA   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

April 23, 2014  –  Byron Buxton News

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Buxton (wrist) is scheduled to play in his first extended spring training game Monday, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com 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 Eli 21 87 77 16 22 8 6 1 1 6 7 0 8 15 0 0 2 .286 .368 .429 .797
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
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
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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 Eli 87 77 9.2% 17.2% 0.53 81% .344 .143
2012 18 R Gul 102 88 10.8% 25.5% 0.42 70% .259 .250
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
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Byron Buxton: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Buxton (wrist) is slated for batting practice Wednesday, after which he may play in his first extended spring training game Thursday, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

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Buxton (wrist) has resumed taking fly balls and could return to extended spring games by the end of April, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. "[Buxton] will play when he heals. Potentially could be May," VP of player personnel Mike Radcliff said.

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Twins Assistant GM Rob Antony said it might be the middle of next week, before Byron Buxton tests his sprained left wrist with some baseball activity, Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press reports.

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Buxton (wrist) has yet to resume swinging a bat, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Buxton is expected to begin the season on the minor league disabled list due to a sprained joint in his wrist, LaVelle Neal of the Star Tribune reports.

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An MRI on Buxton's wrist showed just a sprain, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Buxton has been sidelined for a week with the injury.

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Buxton (wrist) is sitting Thursday for a fourth straight day, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press 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.