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Twins prospect Buxton named to Arizona Fall League roster

MINNEAPOLIS -- Byron Buxton's 2014 minor league season is done, but it appears the Twins' top prospect has more baseball ahead of him this offseason. Buxton was one of six Twins players named to the club's Arizona Fall League roster on Tuesday. He's joined by outfielder/infielder Eddie Rosario, outfielder Max Kepler, and pitchers Jason Adam, Mason Melotakis and Taylor...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

For now, Santana is Twins' best option in center field

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins believe they have their center fielder of the future currently in the system. A guy named Byron Buxton. You might have heard of him. But Buxton isn't big league ready, not yet at least. The top-rated prospect in baseball suffered a number of injuries this year that slowed his path to the majors, and he played just one game at Double-A in 2014...
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3 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins prospect Byron Buxton out for season

One of baseball’s top prospect is out for the 2014 season with a concussion. Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton will miss the remainder of the season due to a concussion he sustained last week while playing in Double-A New Britain. Rhett Bollinger of reported on Monday that general manager Terry Ryan said Buxton’s season […]
Via Full Scale Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' prospect Buxton likely to sit rest of minor league season

MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins general manager Terry Ryan hasn't watched the video. He doesn't need to. Ryan saw the New Britain Rock Cats in person on Wednesday when Minnesota's top prospect, Byron Buxton, collided with fellow outfielder Mike Kvasnicka. The scary collision knocked Buxton unconscious and he was later taken to the hospital. The Twins and Buxton felt fortunate that...
Via Fox Sports North
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins relieved prospect Buxton simply suffered concussion

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins and their frustrated fans have stopped holding their breath. Future center fielder Byron Buxton was only left with a concussion from a scary collision with a minor league teammate. Yes, head injuries can have long-lasting effects. Buxton must pass the standard Major League Baseball concussion protocols before being cleared to return to action, and...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Byron Buxton sustains concussion in outfield collision

Byron Buxton's Double-A debut ended in terrifying fashion when the Minnesota Twins prospect was involved in a hard collision with New Britain teammate Mike Kvasnicka. Aaron Leibovitz of reports that Buxton and Kvasnicka crashed into each other in the top of the fifth inning, with the right fielder's knee appearing to slam into Buxton's left shoulder. The centerfielder...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  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’s top prospect for his ability to hit for power, average, run and make […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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