Byron Buxton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Speedy Buxton chasing Ichiro, Coleman "On May 23, 2017, in Baltimore, the Twins’ Byron Buxton had second base stolen in the third inning. Despite a nearly perfect throw from Orioles catcher Welington Castillo, Buxton got to the bag just in time with a head-first slide. But then, Buxton’s momentum carried him..." April 13

  • Twins' Buxton suffers facial contusion in nasty collision with Bogaerts

    The Score "Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton and Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts were involved in a collision during Friday's Grapefruit League contest. Buxton was attempting to get out of a rundown between third and home when he collided with Bogaerts. Buxton seemed..." March 23

  • Byron Buxton's blistering spring start is intoxicating to Twins fans

    Sporting News "It’s easy to believe in Byron Buxton. He’s an incredible athlete, with explosive speed on the bases, impressive power at the plate and a second-to-none ability to track down would-be hits in the outfield. He’s had stretches where he lived up to his expectations as..." March 04

  • Twins agree to terms with all arbitration-eligible players

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Twins on Friday reached one-year deals with all eight of their arbitration-eligible players, another step toward clearing up their 2019 payroll picture. Jake Odorizzi will get $9.5 million in 2019 after making $6.3 last season. The righthanded starter, who was 7-10 with a 4.49 ERA..." January 15

  • No September callup upset Byron Buxton; Twins say he will start

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The fact that Byron Buxton flew to the Twin Cities from his Georgia home just to spend three hours meeting young patients at the Gillette Children’s Hospital on Tuesday is evidence that the young Twins center fielder won’t let his disappointment in his team’s front office..." December 12