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Byron Buxton

Byron Buxton 25 CF

Minnesota Twins

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Byron Keiron Buxton
  • Age: 21 (December 18, 1993)
  • Birthplace: Baxley, GA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 190
  • Draft: Round 1 (2012, MIN)
  • MLB Debut: 06/14/2015
  • School: Appling County, Baxley, GA
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Byron Buxton Stats Summary

Byron Buxton Career Stats

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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 22, 2015 OF Byron Buxton assigned to SOU North Division All-Stars.
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.
November 1, 2013 CF Byron Buxton assigned to AFL West Fall Stars.
June 24, 2013 CF Byron Buxton assigned to Fort Myers Miracle from Cedar Rapids Kernels.
June 17, 2013 CF Byron Buxton assigned to MID West Division All-Stars.
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.
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Byron Buxton Awards and Honors

Byron Buxton  25 CF

Byron Buxton
  • Full Name: Byron Keiron Buxton
  • Born: December 18, 1993
  • Age: 21
  • Birthplace: Baxley, GA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 190
  • Draft: Round 1 (2012, MIN)
  • School: Appling County, Baxley, GA
  • MLB Debut: 06/14/2015

Ranked No. 1 overall prospect by MLB.com entering the 2014 and 2015 seasons. ... Missed the first five weeks of the 2014 season due to a sprained left wrist. Aggravated the injury on May 8 and missed two months. Suffered a concussion in his Double-A debut on Aug. 13 and missed the rest of the regular season. ... Played 13 games in the Arizona Fall League before a fractured left middle finger ended his season on Oct. 27. ... Was named to the AFL Top Prospect Team. ... 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 All-Star Futures Game in New York. ... 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 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.