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Byron BuxtonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: MLB Years: 2015-2018
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Arizona Fall League
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PositionsCF-581, RF-2, LF-1, DH-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameByron Keiron Buxton
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 18,1993 [24.122]PlaceBaxley,Georgia
High SchoolAppling County (Baxley,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 2012 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$6,000,000Signing ScoutsJack PowellService Time2.064 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2013-MLB-#10 ... 2013-MIN-#2 ... 2014-MLB-#1 ... 2014-MIN-#1 ... 2015-MIN-#1 ... 2015-MLB-#2 ... 2016-MLB-#2 ... 2016-MIN-#1 á [PIPE] 2016-MLB-#2 ... 2016-MIN-#1
MLB DebutJune 14,2015 [21.178]
OrganizationsMIN [7] Awards12Awards Voting1-7
TBC Player ID171278Retrosheet IDbuxtb001MLBAM ID621439
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed90Power79Contact25XBH71RBIs59Runs88Hitting60Durability45Team.531Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Elizabethton TwinsAppRkmin41cf182177162261167081520000.286.368.429.79733887.344.143.338.3519.2017.241.881.1577.0036.36
2012Gulf Coast TwinsGCLRkmin-cf18278817194341443112630000.216.324.466.7904111102.259.250.386.34210.7825.492.363.9222.0057.89
2012Totals for Rk-Rk á á á á 481653341104520113194150000.248.344.448.7927419189.303.200.364.34610.0521.692.162.6533.0046.34
2013Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwAmin7cf1968270689215108553211445613314.341.431.559.99015133321.402.218.459.42513.7117.451.272.4933.7535.87
2013Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min7cf1957218417148422238324920121.326.415.472.88710316253.404.146.362.38812.6519.371.531.5854.5022.54
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor á á á á 1254881091631918127755197610533435.334.424.520.94425449574.403.186.416.40913.2418.291.382.0940.6730.06
2014Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min4cf203012119294241662103330000.240.313.405.7184910134.298.165.281.3207.4624.633.302.9930.2534.48
2014New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin7cf2013000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor á á á á 3112419294241662103630000.234.307.395.7024910137.298.161.274.3137.3026.283.602.9231.0034.48
2015Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAmin7cf21592374467712637202265110402.283.351.489.84011625268.332.206.392.3589.7019.031.962.2439.5037.31
2015Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin53cf211355112231182141200000.400.441.545.98630559.500.145.236.4266.7820.343.001.6955.0022.73
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor á á á á 7229255891013745223306310402.305.367.500.86714630327.363.195.363.3709.1719.272.102.1441.7133.71
2015Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25cf2146129162771262264412001.209.250.326.5764210138.301.117.163.2524.3531.887.331.4564.5037.04
2016Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin53cf22491904158113112470145830212.305.359.568.92710825209.382.263.374.3886.7027.754.145.2617.2743.10
2016Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25cf2292298446719610381022311833402.225.284.430.71412835331.328.205.309.3036.9535.655.133.0229.8052.24
2017Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin12o23312350023001300000.417.462.9171.37911213.429.500.583.5607.6923.083.0015.386.0040.00
2017Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25cf231404626911714616512913815045221.253.314.413.72719136511.339.160.303.3127.4429.353.953.1328.8830.77
2018Minnesota TwinsALMLBmincf2411412820024021100000.195.233.244.47710243.267.049.195.2164.6525.585.500.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2899301312194213289745569323810624.235.292.399.691371831023.326.164.281.0006.7431.574.682.7433.2137.90
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3281271260385544041185101271503061531049.303.380.505.8856421351449.368.202.378.00010.3521.122.042.8331.0035.06
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter652575585144143591197330212.331.381.580.96114932281.413.249.354.0006.7625.983.844.9818.3637.65
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter602404467712637202265410402.279.347.483.83011625271.332.204.388.0009.5919.932.082.2140.0037.31
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter87339601008108382910428250121.295.380.448.82815226387.368.153.333.00010.8521.191.952.0742.3826.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter68270689215108553211445613314.341.431.559.99015133321.402.218.459.00013.7117.451.272.4933.7535.87
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter481653341104520113194150000.248.344.448.7927419189.303.200.364.00010.0521.692.162.6533.0046.34
Minnesota Twins Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2899301312194213289745569323810624.235.292.399.691371831023.326.164.281.0006.7431.574.682.7433.2137.90
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625217312324716542533918146312.235.292.399.69120847573.326.164.281.0006.7431.574.682.7433.2137.90
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626281281902720209150137415171524.303.380.505.88531767716.368.202.378.00010.3521.122.042.8331.0035.06

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin18CF21--391214240.9521.90------2777.835.0
2012Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin18CF17--2812-3129.9351.71------2181.026.2
2012Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin18LF1--2---221.0002.00------273.71.7
2013Cedar Rapids Kernels MidwAmin19CF66--155311159158.9942.39------6897.147.8
2013Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min19CF55--140614147146.9932.65------5796.540.7
2014Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min20CF28--803--83831.0002.96------3093.320.1
2014Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min20RF2--1---111.0000.50------306.71.4
2014New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin20CF1--21--331.0003.00------1100.00.7
2015Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAmin21CF59--181923192190.9903.22------59100.043.1
2015Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin21CF11--37---37371.0003.36------1384.67.6
2015Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21CF44353271152--1171171.0002.660.36-----4695.727.2
2016Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin22CF47--10321-106105.9912.23------4995.932.6
2016Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22CF928877324324-249245.9842.660.32-----92100.056.8
2017Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin23CF3--11---11111.0003.67------3100.02.1
2017Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23CF1371311143389651400395.9882.880.35-----14097.984.6
2017Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23DH1---------------1400.70.6
MLB Totals for CF - 3 season(s)- á CF27325422437471091766757.9882.770.34-----2730.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)- á DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 3 season(s)- á CF61--15121-154153.9942.51------610.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 2 season(s)- á CF60--1831023195193.9903.22------600.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 2 season(s)- á CF83--220914230229.9962.76------830.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 1 season(s)- á RF2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
A Totals for CF - 1 season(s)- á CF66--155311159158.9942.39------660.00.0
Rk Totals for CF - 1 season(s)- á CF38--672417369.9451.82------380.00.0
Rk Totals for LF - 1 season(s)- á LF1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin18------121---
2012Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin18-------17---
2013Cedar Rapids Kernels MidwAmin19-------66---
2013Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min19-------55---
2014Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min20-------282--
2014New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin20-------1---
2015Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAmin21-------59---
2015Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin21-------11---
2015Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21-------44---
2016Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin22-------47---
2016Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22-------92---
2017Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin23-------3---
2017Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23-------137--1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013Glendale Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor191252101110382151500000.212.281.404.68521457.235.192.3088.7726.323.005.2617.3336.36
2013Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB1914310000201100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.75020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2014Salt River RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor20135781520065141200000.263.311.298.60917261.333.035.1756.5619.673.000.000.0013.33
2014Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB20719231012000100001.158.158.368.5267219.118.210.2110.005.260.005.2619.0066.67
2015Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2168110000002300000.125.300.125.4251010.200.000.25020.0030.001.500.000.000.00
2016Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB22195681530032132010201.268.306.321.62718362.395.053.1254.8432.266.670.000.0020.00
2017Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23174661390132051111000.283.365.543.908251053.353.260.4139.4320.752.201.8946.0076.92
2017Minnesota TwinsWild CardMLB2312000001100100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.5000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2018Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24195091221165111220100.240.278.380.65819454.289.140.2401.8522.2212.001.8550.0033.33
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs251091826303147292700000.239.297.349.646386118.291.110.2397.6322.883.002.5436.3323.08
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs691832945151314112124841302.246.302.388.6907119203.311.142.2575.9123.654.001.4861.0042.22
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs12000001100100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.5000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [12]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2012High School All-American - 1st Team (UT) ... High School Player of the Year (Appling County (GA))2
2013Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (CF) ... Lo A Player of the Year ... Midwest League All-Star Team (OF) ... Midwest League Most Valuable Player ... Midwest League Prospect of the Year ... Minnesota Twins Minor League Player of the Year ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (CF) ... Minor League Player of the Year (BA) (MIN)8
2017American League Gold Glove (OF) ... American League Player of the Week (August 21ľAugust 27)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-04-18CFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Migraines24.121Team Roster on 2018-04-18
2017-08-01CFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL23.226Team Roster on 2017-08-01
2017-07-28CFMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab23.222Team Roster on 2017-07-28
2017-07-14CFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left groin strain23.208Team Roster on 2017-07-14
2016-09-01CFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Rochester (AAA)22.257Team Roster on 2016-09-01
2016-08-09CFMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rochester (AAA)22.234Team Roster on 2016-08-09
2016-05-31CFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Rochester (AAA)22.164Team Roster on 2016-05-31
2016-04-26CFMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rochester (AAA)22.129Team Roster on 2016-04-26
2015-08-20CFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Rochester (AAA)21.245Team Roster on 2015-08-20
2015-08-10CFMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL and assigned to Rochester (AAA)21.235Team Roster on 2015-08-10
2015-08-07CFMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab21.232Team Roster on 2015-08-07
2015-06-26CFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left thumb sprain21.190Team Roster on 2015-06-26
2015-06-14OF Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors21.178Team Roster on 2015-06-14
2015-04-09OF Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Chattanooga (AA)21.112Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2014-08-12OF Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to New Britain (AA)20.237Team Roster on 2014-08-12
2014-07-08OF Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list20.202Team Roster on 2014-07-08
2014-04-26OF Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured20.129Team Roster on 2014-04-26
2013-06-25OF Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Fort Myers (A+)19.189Team Roster on 2013-06-25
2013-04-12OF Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Cedar Rapids (A)19.115Team Roster on 2013-04-12
2012-08-08OF Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Elizabethton (Rk)18.233Team Roster on 2012-08-08
2012-06-23OF Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)-Minors--18.187Team Roster on 2012-06-23
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2012Minnesota Twins-186,000,000-------6,000,000Signing Bonus out of 2012 Draft (1st round - 2nd overall)
2015Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll21507,5000.11378444-3,571,283507,5006,507,500
2016Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll22512,5001.06469626213,498,245507,5007,020,000
2017Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll23535,0002.06481949-3,651,709535,0007,555,000
2018Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll24580,000-49919384,360,045545,0008,135,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red