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Twinkie Town Oct 17, 2017
Tuesday Twins: Deals for the future

Tuesday Twins: Deals for the future

We’ve got some notes here on Byron Buxton, Glen Perkins, HIRING GARY, and more. Welcome, y’all! How about those Yankees? Anyway here are the links: Should the Twins give a long-term deal to Byron Buxton? And if they did, what would it look like? Seth Stohs examined the issue. Nick Nelson over at Twins Daily wrote about Glen Perkins, and why he would be in the Twins Daily Hall of Fame if such a thing existed. In case you missed it, I wrote about what will likely be Glen Perkins’ last outing as a Twin a few weeks ago. (He cried a lot.) Apparently, the Red Sox have requested permission...
Twinkie Town Oct 10, 2017
Tuesday Twins: Byron Buxton training to run even faster

Tuesday Twins: Byron Buxton training to run even faster

The fastest player in baseball is literally planning to focus on speed training this off season. Links, here, for you: Byron Buxton already has an off season workout plan. His first order of business? Speed training. As in, techniques to run even faster. I’m not even kidding. Kennys Vargas has off season plans too: going to Orlando (instead of his devastated home in Puerto Rico) and losing some damn weight. He also wants to learn about playing baseball in Japan and Korea. “There’s pretty good money over there,” he told the Pioneer Press. Kennys will be out of options next year. FOX...
Larry Brown Sports Oct 7, 2017

Report: Byron Buxton played with crack rib during wild-card game

Byron Buxton’s reason for exiting Tuesday’s American League wild-card game was reportedly a bit more serious than was initially thought. During the second inning of the Twins’ loss to the Yankees, Buxton made a leaping grab to rob Todd Frazier of extra bases before crashing hard into the outfield wall. You can see the play...Read More
Sports Illustrated Oct 7, 2017

Report: Twins' Byron Buxton Played Wild Card Game With Cracked Rib

Byron Buxton played in the Wild Card game with a cracked rib.
New York Post Oct 4, 2017
Byron Buxton exits with back injury after making catch at wall

Byron Buxton exits with back injury after making catch at wall

The Yankees had tied it in the first and now in the second, they looked about ready to begin another uprising as Todd Frazier transformed a 3-2 Ervin Santana slider into a fly to deep — real deep — center. But that’s the personal patrol ground of Minnesota’s Byron Buxton, who retreated, leaped and caught....
Washington Times Oct 3, 2017

Twins remove Buxton from wild-card game with back tightness

NEW YORK (AP) - Minnesota Twins speedster Byron Buxton has been replaced in center field during the fourth inning of the AL wild-card game against the New York Yankees because of tightness in his back. Zack Granite entered for Buxton to begin the bottom of the inning. Buxton grimaced in ...
New York Daily News Oct 3, 2017
Twins' Byron Buxton crashes into wall, leaves game due to injury

Twins' Byron Buxton crashes into wall, leaves game due to injury

The Twins are now playing with two men down.
Larry Brown Sports Oct 3, 2017

Byron Buxton makes incredible leaping catch in AL wildcard game (Video)

Byron Buxton made his mark on Tuesday’s American League Wildcard Game with an incredible leaping to rob Todd Frazier of extra bases. During the bottom of the second inning, with the game tied 3-3, Frazier hit a fly ball to center field that sent Buxton back towards the wall. A few steps shy of the...Read More
New York Post Oct 2, 2017
Byron Buxton is the complete package and Yankees nightmare

Byron Buxton is the complete package and Yankees nightmare

There is no way the Yankees can lose to the Twins in this AL wild-card game on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium, right? If the stunning upset occurs, you can be sure Byron Buxton will be in the middle of the winning action for the Twins. He’s a five-tool emerging star who can wreck the...
StaTuesday: Buxton's WAR puts him in elite Twins company

StaTuesday: Buxton's WAR puts him in elite Twins company

Byron Buxton is having one of the best seasons for a center fielder in Twins' history.

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