This article is part of our Farm Futures series.Now that the minor league season is upon us, the format of this column is changing. Each Tuesday I will profile a standout performer from a recent game or two and then provide a snapshot of the success and failure of notable players in a specific league. We will kick things off this week with a look at the excellence Byron Buxton displayed Monday with Double-A Chattanooga, followed by a look at what some key players have been up to in the Pacific Coast League through one week of play.
Byron Buxton: 4-for-6 with a double, a triple, a run scored and a RBI (he was also caught stealing in his only attempt) on Apr. 13 against Double-A Montgomery.
In his first at-bat he jumped on a first-pitch fastball and hit it to the wall in left-center for a double. Buxton actually considered stretching it for a triple, but thought better of it. He went from home to second in seven seconds, showcasing his plus-plus speed.
In his second at-bat he ripped a 0-1 hangin
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