Byron Buxton

Byron Buxton #25

  • CF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/190
  • Age: 22

Byron Buxton Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.193 1 16 9 .561

Byron Buxton MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.199 3 22 11 .567

Byron Buxton Bio

  • Full Name: Byron Keiron Buxton
  • Born: 12/18/1993 in Baxley, GA
  • Draft: 2012, Minnesota Twins, 1st rd. (2nd overall)
  • High School: Appling County, Baxley, GA
  • Debut: June 14, 2015
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2016 Stats 197 20 38 1 16 9 .193 .247 .561
MLB Career Stats 326 36 65 3 22 11 .199 .248 .567
  • Status: Reassigned to Minors

Byron Buxton 2016 Splits

Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 20 1 2 0 1 3 6 2 .100 .217 .150
Last 15 Games 46 3 6 0 4 5 19 3 .130 .226 .152
Last 30 Games 94 9 17 0 9 9 35 5 .181 .255 .266
Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 20 1 2 0 1 3 6 2 .100 .217 .150
Last 15 Games 46 3 6 0 4 5 19 3 .130 .226 .152
Last 30 Games 94 9 17 0 9 9 35 5 .181 .255 .266
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
7/31 vs CWS 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
8/4 @ CLE 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
8/5 @ TB 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
7/31 vs CWS 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
8/4 @ CLE 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
8/5 @ TB 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2016 Games by Position: CF (63)

Byron Buxton Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Twins AL 218 21 87.37 235.01 -1.15 17.15 45.01
MLB Avg - - - - 89.23 214.83 3.37 11.23 36.88
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Twins AL 218 21 87.37 235.01 -1.15 17.15 45.01
MLB Avg - - - - 89.23 214.83 3.37 11.23 36.88

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Fantasy

Byron Buxton 2016 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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4 13 1 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 1 0 .231 .286 .308 .593
Cumulative
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67 210 21 41 65 14 4 1 17 14 0 84 10 1 .195 .249 .314 .563
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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4 13 1 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 1 0 .231 .286 .308 .593
Cumulative
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67 210 21 41 65 14 4 1 17 14 0 84 10 1 .195 .249 .314 .563

Byron Buxton News

Byron Buxton Fantasy News

August 9, 2016 at 9:13 PM ET

Plouffe rejoins Twins from DL in revised role

Trevor Plouffe was officially activated from the 15-day disabled list before Monday's game against the Astros, starting at third base for the Twins for the first time since June 28.

August 1, 2016 at 2:23 PM ET

Buxton to undergo MRI on right knee

Twins center fielder Byron Buxton exited in the second inning of Sunday's 6-4 win over the White Sox with right knee soreness and is considered day to day.

Awards

Byron Buxton Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2013 Fort Myers FSL

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2013 Glendale AFL
2014 Salt River AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2013 Glendale AFL
2014 Salt River AFL

Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year

Year Team League
2013 Minnesota AL

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Fort Myers FSL

Topps/Minor League Player of the Year

Year Team League
2013 Fort Myers FSL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Minnesota AL
2015 Minnesota AL

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/16/2015 Rochester INT
05/29/2016 Rochester INT

SOU Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/04/2015 Chattanooga SOU

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Chattanooga SOU

FSL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/29/2013 Fort Myers FSL
07/21/2014 Fort Myers FSL

Topps Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Fort Myers FSL

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Cedar Rapids MID

MID Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2013 Cedar Rapids MID

MID Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Cedar Rapids MID

MID Prospect of the Year

Year Team League
2013 Cedar Rapids MID

Byron Buxton Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 8, 2016 Minnesota Twins optioned CF Byron Buxton to Rochester Red Wings.
May 31, 2016 Minnesota Twins recalled CF Byron Buxton from Rochester Red Wings.
April 25, 2016 Minnesota Twins optioned CF Byron Buxton to Rochester Red Wings.
August 20, 2015 Minnesota Twins recalled Byron Buxton from Rochester Red Wings.
August 10, 2015 Minnesota Twins optioned CF Byron Buxton to Rochester Red Wings.
August 7, 2015 Minnesota Twins sent CF Byron Buxton on a rehab assignment to Rochester Red Wings.
June 26, 2015 Minnesota Twins placed CF Byron Buxton on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 25, 2015. Left thumb sprain
June 14, 2015 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of CF Byron Buxton from Chattanooga Lookouts.
December 19, 2014 Minnesota Twins invited non-roster CF Byron Buxton to spring training.
August 12, 2014 Byron Buxton assigned to New Britain Rock Cats from Fort Myers Miracle.
July 6, 2014 Fort Myers Miracle activated CF Byron Buxton from the 7-day disabled list.
May 11, 2014 Fort Myers Miracle placed CF Byron Buxton on the 7-day disabled list.
May 4, 2014 Fort Myers Miracle activated CF Byron Buxton from the 7-day disabled list.
April 1, 2014 Fort Myers Miracle placed CF Byron Buxton on the 7-day disabled list.
January 9, 2014 Minnesota Twins invited non-roster CF Byron Buxton to spring training.
June 24, 2013 CF Byron Buxton assigned to Fort Myers Miracle from Cedar Rapids Kernels.
April 1, 2013 Byron Buxton assigned to Cedar Rapids Kernels from Elizabethton Twins.
March 27, 2013 CF Byron Buxton assigned to Minnesota Twins.
August 7, 2012 Byron Buxton assigned to Elizabethton Twins from GCL Twins.
June 14, 2012 Byron Buxton assigned to GCL Twins.
June 13, 2012 Minnesota Twins signed CF Byron Buxton.

Byron Keiron Buxton Bio Info

Byron Keion Buxton...son, Brixton Scott (12/6/13)...2012 graduate of Appling County (GA) High School...ranked top high school prospect in the country at the time of the MLB First-Year Player Draft by Baseball America...named 2011-12 Gatorade Georgia Player of the Year, leading Appling County High School to the Georgia Class AA State Championship in 2012...named First-Team Rawlings Preseason All-American after hitting .513 with 17 doubles, three home runs, 35 RBI and 38 stolen bases during senior season; as a pitcher, went 10-1 with five saves and 154 strikeouts in 81.0 innings pitched...struck out 18 batters in 7.0 innings pitched in the deciding game of the Georgia Class AA State Championship Series...selected to play in the Under Armour All-American Game in 2011...played football and was an All-State defensive back and receiver as a senior and All-Region as a quarterback as a junior...participated in Twins Winter Caravan in 2016.

2015

Was an invite to Twins spring training for second straight season and was reassigned to minor league camp March 15....Began season with Double-A Chattanooga....Recorded season-high four hits April 13 at Montgomery, hitting two singles, a double and a triple....Named Twins minor league Player of the Week May 3, hitting .423 (11-for-26) with one double, one home run, six RBI, nine runs scored, six walks and four stolen bases....Hit second professional grand slam May 19 vs. Montgomery...Hit .364 (32-for-88) with a .447 on-base percentage from May 19-June 12, including an eight-game hitting streak June 5-12, and had his contract selected by Minnesota June 14....Named Southern League All-Star, but did not play in game due to promotion to Minnesota....Made major league debut June 14 at Texas, starting in centerfield and batting ninth, going 0-for-4 with a run scored, the game-winning run in the ninth inning in a 4-3 Twins win....Recorded first major league hit, June 15 at St. Louis, tripling off John Lackey; became the fourth Twin to ever triple for first major league hit, joining Jorge Polanco (June 27, 2014), Jimmie Hall (April 16, 1963) and Bernie Allen (April 10, 1962)....Recorded first career stolen base June 21 vs. Chicago-NL....Recorded first career three-hit game June 22 vs. Chicago-AL, including three runs scored and first career double....Placed on 15-day disabled list June 26 with a left thumb sprain, an injury he suffered on June 23 vs. Chicago-AL, attempting to steal second base...returned from rehab at Triple-A Rochester and officially optioned there August 10...Named International League Player of the Week August 10-16, hitting .400 (14-for-35) with one triple, one home run, four RBI and seven runs scored in eight games... Recalled by Minnesota August 20 when the Twins placed Aaron Hicks on the disabled list....Recorded first career RBI August 22 at Baltimore, singling in Torii Hunter....Hit first career home run September 27 at Detroit, a solo shot off Jose Valdez....Named an outfielder on MiLB.com Twins organizational All-Star team....Named second best prospect in the Southern League by Baseball America (teammate Miguel Sano ranked first)....Ranked top prospect, best hitter for average, fastest baserunner, best athlete, best defensive outfielder and best outfield arm in Twins system by Baseball America, entering 2016.

2014

Played in first career Twins spring training and was reassigned to minor league camp March 9, reporting to Single-A Ft. Myers...began season on 7-day disabled list with a sprained left wrist after diving for a fly ball in a minor league spring training game March 16; reinstated May 4...played in just five regular season games for the Miracle and was placed back on DL May 9 after re-aggravating his wrist diving for a fly ball; reinstated July 6...hit .324 (11-for-34) against left-handed pitching and .207 (18-for-87) off right-handers at Ft. Myers...promoted to Double-A New Britain August 12...played one game for the Rock Cats in centerfield August 13 vs. Bowie; in that game collided with rightfielder Mike Kvasnicka, both diving for a ball, and Buxton suffered a concussion...placed on 7-day disabled list August 14, ending his season...played for Salt River in Arizona Fall League, hitting .263 (15-for-57) in 13 games; dove for a ball October 27 and fractured left middle finger ending his AFL season...named an outfielder on the AFL Top Prospect Team...named Twins top prospect, best hitter for average, fastest baserunner, best athlete, best defensive outfielder and best outfield arm in the Twins system by Baseball America entering 2015...named top prospect in baseball by MLB.com entering 2015

2013

Began season with Single-A Cedar Rapids…Reached base safely in first 29 games April 4-May 8, posting a .485 on-base percentage in that span…Named Twins minor league Player of the Month for April, hitting .392 (31-for-79) with five doubles, three triples, four home runs, 21 RBI, 25 runs scored and nine stolen bases in 22 games…Hit first professional grand slam May 16 vs. Burlington…Recorded first professional five-hit game June 5 vs. Quad Cities, going 5-for-6 with a double and two triples…Named Twins minor league Player of the Week June 14, hitting .406 (13-for-32) with three doubles, nine RBI and six runs scored in seven games…Named a Midwest League midseason All-Star…Ranked top prospect in baseball at midseason by Baseball America and MLB.com…Selected to play for the U.S. in the Sirius-XM All-Star Future's Game at Citi Field in New York, going 0-for-2 with two strikeouts off the bench…Promoted to Single-A Ft. Myers June 24…Named Florida State League Player of the Week July 29, hitting .333 (10-for-30) with three triples, three home runs, six RBI, eight runs scored and six walks in seven games for the Miracle…Hit safely in season-high 14 straight games August 5-21…Named Twins minor league Player of the Month for August, hitting .402 (35-for-87) with 20 walks, 16 stolen bases, 21 runs scored and a .523 on-base percentage in 26 games...also named August Player of the Month by Topps…Combined to hit .334 (163-for-488) with 19 doubles, 18 triples, 12 home runs, 77 RBI, 109 runs scored and 55 stolen bases in 125 games between both levels…Led all minor league full-season players in triples (18), second in runs scored (109), tied for sixth in OPS (.944), 10th in hits (163) and 12th in stolen bases (55)…Named postseason All-Star, Most Valuable Player and Prospect of the Year in the Midwest League by Baseball America…Awarded with 54th annual J.G. Taylor Spink Award as Topps/Minor League Baseball's Player of the Year; at 19-years-old, he joined Mike Trout (2010), Delmon Young (2005) and Andruw Jones (1996) as only players to win the award as a teenager...named to Topps/Minor League Baseball's Class-A All-Star Team…Named Minor League Player of the Year by Baseball America after being named Minor League All-Star, High Class-A All-Star, Low-Class A Player of the Year and Low Class-A All-Star by same publication…Was given the Sherry Robertson Award as Twins minor league Player of the Year…Played in 12 games in the Arizona Fall League with Glendale Desert Dogs, hitting .212 (11-for-52) with one double, three home runs, eight RBI and 10 runs scored before being shutdown with a right shoulder strain...named to West Division Fall Stars Team...ranked number one in the Top 20 AFL Prospect List by Baseball America...named to AFL Top Prospects Team…Named an outfielder on MiLB.com Twins organizational All-Star team…Named top prospect, best hitter for average, fastest baserunner, best athlete, best defensive outfielder and best outfield arm in Twins system by Baseball America entering 2014.

2012

Began professional career with GCL Twins...hit first professional home run July 7 vs. GCL Red Sox...promoted to Rookie Elizabethton August 7...hit .395 (15-for-38) in final 10 games for E-Town...ranked top prospect in Gulf Coast League by Baseball America...ranked 10th best prospect in Appalachian League by Baseball America...ranked second best prospect in Twins organization by Baseball America entering 2013...ranked 19th best prospect in baseball by MLB.com and 10th best by Baseball America entering 2013.