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Byron Buxton

Byron Buxton 7 CF

New Britain Rock Cats

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Byron Keiron Buxton
  • Age: 20 (December 18, 1993)
  • Birthplace: Baxley, GA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 190
  • Draft: Round 1 (2012, MIN)
  • School: Appling County, Baxley, GA
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Byron Buxton Career Stats

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Byron Buxton Awards and Honors

Byron Buxton  7 CF

  • Full Name: Byron Keiron Buxton
  • Born: December 18, 1993
  • Age: 20
  • Birthplace: Baxley, GA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 190
  • Draft: Round 1 (2012, MIN)
  • School: Appling County, Baxley, GA

Selected by the Minnesota Twins in the first round (second overall) of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of Appling County High School in Baxley, Ga.... Was ranked No. 1 among all prospects by MLB.com entering the 2014 season. ... Led all Minor League full-season players in triples (18), ranked second in runs scored (109), tied for sixth in OPS (.944) and was 10th in hits (163) in 2013. ... Went 0-for-2 for the U.S. team at the 2013 Sirius-XM All-Star Futures Game in New York... He was named 2011-12 Gatorade Georgia Player of the Year, leading Appling County H.S. to the Class AA State Championship. ... Was named first-team Rawlings Preseason All-American after hitting .513 with 17 doubles, three home runs, 35 RBIs and 38 stolen bases as a senior; as a pitcher, he went went 10-1 with five saves and 154 strikeouts in 81 innings pitched. ... Struck out 18 over seven innings in the deciding game of the Class AA State Championship Series. ... Was selected to play in the 2011 Under Armour All-American Game. ... Played football and was an All-State defensive back and receiver as a senior and All-Region as a quarterback as a junior... promoted to Double-A New Britain on Aug. 12, 2014... made his Double-A debut on Aug. 13, 2014, going 0-for-3 before leaving the game due to injury.