Byron Buxton

Souhan; Buxton Could Emerge This Season [PODCAST]
Twins' center fielder Byron Buxton is batting .400 and stole 2 bases yesterday. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me today on WJON. He suggested that Buxton start the year hitting 9th to take the pressure off and give him a chance to be a 2nd lead-off man.
Lavelle; Buxton Has a Hot Bat This Spring [PODCAST]
Byron Buxton is 5-5 to start the spring with 2 home runs and 10 RBIs. Star Tribune Twins beat writer Lavelle E Neal III joined me on WJON today. He talked about the reasons for Buxton's hot start and if this is something we should bank on for the season.
The Twins Officially Sign Buxton
The Twins have officially signed 2nd overall pick outfielder Byron Buxton to his first professional contract with a $6 Million signing bonus. Buxton passed his physical Tuesday and took batting practice with the Twins. He's expected to start his pro career at rookie camp in Fort Myers, Florid…
Twins Agree to Terms With Buxton; Host Phillies Tonight
The Twins reportedly agreed to a contract with 2nd overall pick Byron Buxton Monday. The 18-year old outfielder was selected in the first round (2nd overall) by the Twins in last Monday's baseball draft. Buxton is considered a 5-tool player right out of high school in Georgia. The new agreem…
Twins Choose Buxton 2nd Overall Then Take Pitching
The Twins picked speedy outfielder Byron Buxton with the 2nd overall pick in the baseball entry draft Monday night. Buxton was considered by many to be the best prospect in the draft. Houston chose first and picked shortstop Carlos Correa. Buxton is 6'2 190 pounds with great speed, solid bat…
MLB Draft Begins Tonight; Twins Pick #2 Overall
The Twins have the #2 overall pick in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft that takes place tonight at 6pm. See it on the MLB Network. Houston has the first pick and is expected to choose righthanded starting pitcher Mark Appel of Stanford. The Twins will likely choose between high …