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Byron Buxton

Byron Buxton 70 CF

Minnesota Twins

  • Status: Non-Roster Invitee
  • 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)
  • School: Appling County, Baxley, GA
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Byron Buxton Career Stats

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Byron Buxton Awards and Honors

Byron Buxton  70 CF

  • 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

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.