MLB

Byron Buxton # - OF

Minnesota

  • Age: 20
  • DOB: 1993/12/18
  • POB: Baxley, GA
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 190lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 0
  • Drafted by Minnesota in 2012 (1st round).
  • Current Status: In the minors

Scouting Report

AssetsGenerates 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.
FlawsThe 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, which may take away from his speed.
Career potentialAthletic, toolsy outfielder with big upside.

Honours and Awards

2013Midwest League (A) - Most Valuable Player
2013Midwest League (A) - Prospect of the Year
2013Midwest League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/09Assigned by the Minnesota Twins to their minor league camp.
2014/01/09Invited to spring training by the Minnesota Twins.

Trades

2012/06/04Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (2nd overall) in 2012.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014New BritainAA130000000300-.000.000.000.000
2014Fort MyersA30121192942416103362-.240.313.405.718
2013Cedar RapidsA6827068921510855445632111.341.431.559.990
2013Fort MyersA5721841714842232492381.326.415.472.887
2012GCL TwinsR2788171943414112643-.216.324.466.790
2012ElizabethtonR21771622611681570-.286.368.429.797
2012Appling County HS (Baxley, Ga.)HS-1176860174335--381-.513.513.8031.316
TotalAA130000000300-.000.000.000.000
TotalA155609128192232016938613861212.315.403.498.901
TotalR4816533411045201941113-.248.344.448.792

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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