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Minnesota Twins AL Central
 
Byron Buxton • #25 • OF
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'2", 190 lbs.
Born:Dec 18, 1993 (25 yrs) in Baxley, GA
Hometown:Baxley, GA
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by Minnesota in 2012 (1/2).
Bats:R
Throws:R
2019 Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 87 271 48 71 30 4 10 46 19 68 14 3 .314 .513 .262
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Scouting Report
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. 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.
Long Range Potential: Athletic, toolsy outfielder with upside, when healthy.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Rawlings Platinium Glove Award 2017
AL Rawlings Gold Glove Award 2017
Minor League Baseball Player of the Year 2013
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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