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BYRON BUXTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Minnesota Twins Top Prospect: Byron Buxton

We’ve all heard the name. Byron Buxton. He’s the best prospect in baseball according to MLB.com and number two according to ESPN and Baseball America. While Kris Bryant of the Cubs, the top prospect in the eyes of the World Wide Leader and BA, is projected to make a big impact this season, Buxton’s season is less predictable. The #2 draft pick in 2012 behind Carlos Correa...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' prized prospects Buxton, Sano hope to stay healthy and produce

MINNEAPOLIS -- The 2014 baseball season was a complete loss for Miguel Sano, the Minnesota Twins' prized third base prospect. It was almost as big of a letdown for Byron Buxton, viewed by many as the top prospect in the game and a player the Twins hope will be roaming center field for a long time to come. Both Sano and Buxton were shelved by injuries last season. Sano experienced...
Via Fox Sports North
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Buxton tops Baseball Prospectus prospect list, eight Twins named

MINNEAPOLIS -- An injury-plagued season didn't prevent Twins minor leaguer Byron Buxton from topping another prospect list. Baseball Prospectus released its list of the top 101 prospects for the 2015 season, and Buxton was No. 1. He was one of eight Minnesota prospects to make the list, including one of three in the top 15. It's the second year in a row that Buxton has topped Baseball...
Via Fox Sports North
24 days ago  |  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

Recovered Buxton aims for bounce back, debut with Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The fast track Byron Buxton has been on to the majors with the Minnesota Twins hit a huge speed bump last season. Ranked by Baseball America magazine as the top prospect in the game when the year began, Buxton sprained his left wrist diving for a ball in March during spring training. He aggravated the injury in May sliding into a base with Class A Fort Myers after...
Via AP on Fox
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

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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