Byron Buxton

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

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Byron Buxton Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.209 2 6 2 .576

Byron Buxton MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.209 2 6 2 .576

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
2015 Stats 129 16 27 2 6 2 .209 .250 .576
MLB Career Stats 129 16 27 2 6 2 .209 .250 .576

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)
2015 Twins AL 138 63 87.76 212.91 -1.38 11.00 39.36
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.08 0.43 8.96 33.38
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2015
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October 14, 2015 at 6:14 AM ET

Buxton debuts in 2015

Twins outfielder Byron Buxton finished the 2015 regular season with a .209 average, two home runs, six RBIs, 16 runs scored and two stolen bases.

September 27, 2015 at 5:03 PM ET

Buxton hits first career home run

Twins outfielder Byron Buxton went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double and two runs scored on Sunday against the Tigers.

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

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/16/2015 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 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, Brix 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.

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.