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Minnesota Twins AL Central
 
Byron Buxton • #25 • CF
.364 in last 11AB
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'2", 190 lbs.
Born:Dec 18, 1993 (23 yrs) in Baxley, GA
Hometown:Baxley, GA
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by Minnesota in 2012 (1/2).
Bats:R
Throws:R
2017 Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 19 60 3 8 2 0 0 1 5 28 2 0 .212 .167 .133
On Pace 161 508 25 68 17 0 0 8 42 237 17 0 .211 .167 .134
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Scouting Report
Assets: Generates tremendous bat speed, so he has plenty of untapped power potential. Super fast, he can cover the ground in center field and be a real threat on the basepaths.
Flaws: The jury is out on his long-range home-run upside. He'll need to bulk up significantly in order to maximize his potential as a run producer. Injuries are a problem here.
Career Potential: Athletic, toolsy outfielder with upside, when healthy.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Midwest League (A) Most Valuable Player 2013
Midwest League (A) Prospect of the Year 2013
Midwest League (A) All-Star Team 2013
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