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Byron Buxton

Bats / Throws: R / R
Age: 23 (1993-12-18)
Ht / Wt: 6'2" / 190 lbs.

2017 Stats Snapshot


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2017 Player Outlook

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Recent Update

4/11:Byron Buxton's rough start to the season continued on Tuesday afternoon. The young outfielder went 0-for-3 against the Tigers with three strikeouts to drop his batting average to .069 on the season. Buxton now has 17 strikeouts through seven games this year, as he is just 2-for-29 at the plate. So far, there haven't been any discussions about sending Buxton back to Triple-A, but that has to be a concern for his fantasy owners if this slow start drags on much longer. For now, Buxton is still worth a roster spot, as he showed last September just how dynamic he can be at the plate. Just leave him on the bench for now and hope he gets straightened out sooner rather than later.--Matt Terelle - Rotoballer

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Recent Game Logs

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Performance Trends: Last 7, 14, 30, YTD Stats


Historical Split Stats

  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
vs. L435200310440.
vs. R86225121352428.256.297.407.704.151139.30691
vs. L9421642131111033.223.299.436.735.213268.31191
vs. R20446132831279537.225.277.426.704.2011916.30084
vs. L1921001001052.
vs. R416100212738.

Overheard in the RotoBaller Community

Byron Buxton Chatroom

ADP Arbitrage Comparables

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Beat Writer Chatter

  • @MikeBerardino: Maybe try reading the story and see what Molitor and Buxton have to say?

    Just a thought. I'm sure you're extremel…
  • @MikeBerardino: Could this be the turning point for Byron Buxton? #mntwins
  • @MikeBerardino: Buxton walks for 5th time in the series. Also has 3 singles.
  • @MikeBerardino: 4-pitch walk to Buxton. He's reached 7 times in past 10 trips.

    And that's it for Hamels.
  • @MikeBerardino: Polanco lines out to third and Buxton gets doubled off 2nd. Can't happen with his speed. Needs to wait to make sure ball clears there.
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @MikeBerardino: Buxton avg up to .145.
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @MikeBerardino: Buxton lines a changeup to right. That's 3 singles in past 5 trips. Has reached in 6 of past 9 PA.
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @TwinkieTown: Byron Buxton went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a walk yesterday. Oh, and NO STRIKEOUTS!
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @MikeBerardino: Buxton makes his first out of the night -- a liner to right. He's gonna be fine, folks.
  • @LaVelleNeal: RT @roysmalley5: New best AB by Buxton.1b to...wait for it: right center-on the fastball. I will say again: if he will just do that results…
  • @LaVelleNeal: Buxton's last six plate appearances:

    Single (stolen base)
  • @LaVelleNeal: Byron Buxton singles to center. Vargas scores. It's 6-0.
  • @LaVelleNeal: RT @roysmalley5: 1b by Buxton on a breaking ball. That's what setting up to hit fastballs to right field will do: allow you to wait/ID the…
  • @MikeBerardino: Buxton lines 0-1 curve to left for clean single. Average up to .121.
  • @TwinkieTown: RT @kylebandujo: @TwinkieTown that's 3 walks in Buxton's last two games!
  • @MikeBerardino: That's 3 walks in 5 trips for Buxton.
  • @TwinkieTown: We're talking about what to do with Ehire Adrianza when he comes off the DL. Come join us.
  • @TwinkieTown: Twins news featuring Thad Levine, Byron Buxton, Torii Hunter, and more! Come chat with us.
  • @MikeBerardino: ICYMI: #mntwins CF Byron Buxton after a 2-walk game in which he saw 23 total pitches
  • @MikeBerardino: 2-walk games for Buxton:

    4/24/17 at TEX
    6/11/16 vs. BOS
    6/20/15 vs. CHI

  • @MikeBerardino: Byron Buxton after a 2-walk game in which he saw 23 total pitches. #mntwins
  • @LaVelleNeal: Buxton's third two-walk game of his young career
  • @MikeBerardino: 2-walk game for Buxton.
  • @LaVelleNeal: Buxton just drew his second walk of the game
  • @LaVelleNeal: Buxton walks. Bases loaded for Dozier

Depth Charts - Batters

Depth Charts - Pitchers

Twins Prospects Depth Chart

  1. Nick Gordon (SS)
  2. Tyler Jay (SP)
  3. Alex Kiriloff (OF)
  4. Fernando Romero (SP)
  5. Ben Rortvedt (C)
  6. Adalberto Mejia (SP)
  7. Kohl Stewart (SP)
  8. Adam Brett Walker II (OF)
  9. Stephen Gonsalves (SP)
  10. Alex Meyer (SP)

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