Sun, 07 Dec 2014 10:40:20 -0800
The Minnesota Twins could be interested in acquiring a center fielder this offseason to bridge the gap until top prospect Byron Buxton is ready to play in the majors. Buxton is expected to begin the 2015 season in Double-A.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:21:55 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton (finger) had surgery on his left middle finger Thursday, Oct. 30, and he's expected to be ready for spring training next year.
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:52:48 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton (finger) suffered a dislocated finger while diving for a ball during an Arizona Fall League game, according to a source.
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:13:06 -0700
Entering play Saturday, Oct. 18, Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton was mired in a 1-for-15 slump in the Arizona Fall League, with his lone hit during this stretch being an infield single. In 38 AFL plate appearances, he is batting .229 with a .289 on-base percentage and a .257 slugging percentage.
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:13:44 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton (concussion) has not been dealing with any concussion symptoms and will rest at home until the instructional league starts in Fort Myers, Fla., according to assistant general manager Rob Antony. Buxton is also on track to play in the Arizona Fall League.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:52:13 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton (concussion) is slated to play in the Arizona Fall League, but he is still dealing with post-concussion symptoms.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:22:03 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton (concussion) is not expected to play another game in the minor leagues this season, according to general manager Terry Ryan. The team is hopeful that Buxton, who is dealing with a concussion, can play in the Arizona Fall League.
Fantasy Tip: Despite the season-ending injury, he remains a must-have in all long-term fantasy keeper formats. He is one of the top prospects in baseball, and he is likely to start out at Double-A New Britain in 2015.
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 07:16:43 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton (concussion) will travel to the team's facility in Fort Myers so he can continue his recovery from a concussion.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:40:14 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton (concussion) was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list with Double-A New Britain Thursday, Aug. 14. Buxton was treated and released from hospital Wednesday, Aug. 13, after he collided with a teammate.
Fantasy Tip: Buxton remains a must-own player in long-term keeper/dynasty formats.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:12:04 -0700
Updating a previous report, Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton (concussion) suffered a concussion during a collision with Double-A New Britain teammate OF Mike Kvasnicka, general manager Terry Ryan confirmed Tuesday, Aug. 13. Buxton suffered no other injuries, and he is sidelined at least seven days.
Fantasy Tip: Buxton was on the ground and motionless for a while, and this certainly looked like it could be much worse when it initially happened. A concussion is serious, but at least he did not suffer any kind of long-term injury. He remains a top-level prospect and must-have for those in long-term keeper fantasy formats.