Byron Buxton

#25 CF / Minnesota Twins / EXP: 5YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 190 lb Age: 25 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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    • Twins' Byron Buxton: Hits grand slam
      By RotoWire Staff

      Buxton went 2-for-4 with a grand slam and an RBI single in Saturday's 18-4 win over the Mariners. Buxton has homered in three of his last four games, going 5-for-17 with 10 RBI and five runs scored in that span. He's hitting .281 with four homers, 24 RBI, 24 runs scored and eight stolen bases on the year, providing solid numbers in four out of the five standard hitting categories.

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    • Twins' Byron Buxton: Homers in second straight
      By RotoWire Staff

      Buxton went 2-for-5 in a victory over Seattle on Thursday, driving in three runs with a fourth-inning home run and scoring twice. Buxton's blast off Seattle starter Erik Swanson blew the game open for Minnesota and marked the fifth time in his career that he has homered in consecutive games. The speedy outfielder has been red-hot of late, batting 10-for-22 (.455) during his current six-game hitting streak.

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    • Twins' Byron Buxton: Hits second homer of 2019
      By RotoWire Staff

      Buxton went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in an 8-7 victory against the Angels on Wednesday. The 25-year-old is on a five-game hitting streak, which sounds modest, but it's raised his average 30 points. Buxton has shown little over-the-fence power so far, but he owns a .500 slugging percentage on the strength of 18 doubles and two triples. He is batting .278 with 16 RBI, 20 runs and eight steals in 126 at-bats.

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    • Twins' Byron Buxton: Collects three hits
      By RotoWire Staff

      Buxton went 3-for-3 with a double, walk and an RBI in Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Tigers. Buxton enjoyed a productive series against Detroit, starting in three of the four games and going 5-for-10 with two doubles, two walks, three runs and a stolen base. While Buxton has done a good job of cutting down on his strikeouts (career-best 23 percent rate) this season, his presence at the bottom of the Minnesota lineup may continue to hinder his run and RBI production.

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    • Twins' Byron Buxton: Not in Game 1 lineup
      By RotoWire Staff

      Buxton is not in the lineup for Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Tigers, according to Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com. Buxton has just two hits in 14 at-bats over his last four games, so manager Rocco Baldelli decided he would not start both games of Saturday's double dip. Max Kepler will get the start in center field in place of Buxton, who figures to be back in the lineup for Game 2.

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    Stats

    YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBAVG
    2019 MIN 44 146 25 39 4 24 12 38 8 .267
    2018 MIN 28 90 8 14 0 4 3 28 5 .155
    2017 MIN 140 462 69 117 16 51 38 150 29 .253
    TOTAL 350 1,125 162 264 32 123 82 378 54

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    SituationH/ABAVGHRRBISBBBKO
    vs CAHILL (CAREER) 2/4 .500 1 0 0 0 1
    vs RHP 29/115 .252 3 20 8 9 29

    Last 7 Games

    DATEOppABRHHRRBIBBKOSB
    5/20
    4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
    5/19
    3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0
    5/18
    4 2 2 1 5 1 0 0
    5/17
    4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    5/16
    5 2 2 1 3 0 2 0
    5/15
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    4 1 1 1 2 0 0 0
    5/14
    vs 
    2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0

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    2:10 PM Reynaldo Lopez
    5/26
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    2:10 PM Dylan Covey
    5/27
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    7:10 PM Gio Gonzalez
    5/28
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