Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:41:06 -0700
The Minnesota Twins optioned Ps Logan Darnell, Edgar Ibarra, Brooks Raley and Trevor May to Triple-A Rochester on Sunday, March 9. In addition, 1B Kennys Vargas was sent to Double-A New Britain, and INF Jorge Polanco and OF Max Kepler were optioned to Class A Fort Myers (FSL). The Twins also reassigned Ps Alex Meyer, Lester Oliveros and Yohan Pino; Cs Kyle Knudson, Matt Koch and Stuart Turner; OFs Byron Buxton and Chris Rahl and IF Miguel Sano to their minor league camp.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:32:53 -0800
Minnesota Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said it's unlikely that OF Byron Buxton breaks camp with the team. "I don't think he's in the mix right now, Antony said.
Fantasy Tip: Buxton is one of the top prospects entering the 2014 season, but the Twins want him to receive some more minor league seasoning first. There's a decent chance he's up later this year, so he's more of a speculative target in AL-only leagues if you're prospecting.
Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:51:07 -0800
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton said he's added four or five pounds of muscle in the offseason.
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:26:11 -0800
The Minnesota Twins have seven pitchers headed to spring training as non-roster invitees. Ps Sean Gilmartin, Deolis Guerra, Matthew Hoffman, Alex Meyer, Lester Oliveros, Yohan Pino and Aaron Thompson comprise the list. The NFI position players are SS Jason Bartlett, INF Doug Bernier, SS James Beresford, OF Byron Buxton, C Kyle Knudson, C Matt Koch, OF Jason Kubel, OF Darin Mastroianni, OF Jermaine Mitchell, OF Chris Rahl, OF Wilkin Ramirez, C Daniel Rohlfing, 3B Deibinson Romero, 3B Miguel Sano, C Stuart Turner and 3B Brandon Waring.
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 20:53:40 -0800
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton (shoulder) is nursing a strained left shoulder, and he is expected to continue resting through the Thanksgiving weekend. He might resume baseball activities next week.
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 06:07:51 -0800
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton (shoulder) is likely to be shut down for the remainder of the Arizona Fall League after aggravating his shoulder injury.
Thu, 12 Sep 2013 08:31:57 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton was named as Baseball America's Minor League Player of the Year. The 19-year-old hit .334 with 49 extra base hits and 55 stolen bases at Single-A Fort Myers and Low Single-A Cedar Rapids this year.
Fantasy Tip: Buxton's upside is through the roof and should see major league action at some point next season. A dazzling combination of speed and the ability to hit for average come with him. Keeper leaguers should pounce if they haven't already.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:10:14 -0700
Minnesota Twins RP A.J. Achter, OF Byron Buxton, OF Max Kepler, RP Zachary Jones, P Trevor May, P Alex Meyer and 2B Eddie Rosario are set to play in the Arizona Fall League this year. Buxton is ranked as the No. 1 overall prospect, according to MLB.com.
Sun, 02 Jun 2013 13:26:58 -0700
Minnesota Twins minor league OF Byron Buxton (thumb) will be sidelined for several days because of a sore right thumb.
Sat, 01 Jun 2013 00:15:51 -0700
The Minnesota Twins have given no timetable on when they expect to call up top prospects like 3B Miguel Sano and OF Byron Buxton. "There's no sense in putting a time frame on a kid like that. I don't think it's healthy in any shape or form," Twins general manager Terry Ryan said.