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Byron Buxton
Birthdate: 12/18/1993 (22 y, 8 m, 13 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/190     Position: OF
Drafted: 2012 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 2, Overall: 2, Team: Minnesota Twins
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
Reported: 9/30/2014  Risk: 2  ETA: 2016  Team Rank: 1  Positional Rank: NA  Overall Rank: NA
HitGamePowerRawPowerSpeedFieldThrowsFuture Value
20 / 6020 / 5550 / 5580 / 8065 / 7065 / 6570
RotoWire News: Buxton (illness) is in the lineup for Triple-A Rochester on Sunday, LaVelle Neal of the Star Tribune reports. (8/21/2016)
Profiles:  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2012Twins (R)2710241714410.8 %25.5 %.250.259.216.324.466.372135    
2012Twins (R)2187116679.2 %17.2 %.143.344.286.368.429.367125    
2013Desert Dogs (R)1259310828.5 %25.4 %.192.229.212.288.404.31887    
2013Twins (A)68321868553213.7 %17.4 %.219.402.341.431.559.444176    
2013Twins (A+)57253441222312.6 %19.4 %.147.404.326.415.472.406155    
2014Rafters (R)136108656.6 %19.7 %.035.333.263.311.298.29371    
2014Twins (A+)301344191667.5 %24.6 %.165.298.240.313.405.333106    
2014Twins (AA)1300000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Twins (AA)5926864437209.7 %19.0 %.207.332.283.351.489.381135    
2015Twins (AAA)1359111826.8 %20.3 %.145.500.400.441.545.450190    
2015Twins46138216624.3 %31.9 %.116.301.209.250.326.25254-0.4-7.8-1.8-0.5
2016Depth Charts135567126554225.9 %24.9 %.139.334.262.309.401.309930.9-3.610.02.7
2016Steamer107463105346196.1 %23.3 %.139.322.258.308.397.307920.3-4.11.21.3
2016Fans (15)121510104955257.6 %23.7 %.151.330.261.322.413.3181002.42.24.02.4
2016ZiPS10240894637155.6 %26.5 %.139.347.266.310.405.311940.8-1.814.52.8
2016Twins (AAA)4820711412476.8 %27.5 %.266.385.309.362.574.411166    
2016Twins632181201696.0 %36.7 %.122.311.193.247.315.244453.6-10.73.00.0
2016ZiPS (R)176617635.7 %29.3 %.135.338.246.292.380.290770.3-1.61.90.3
2016Steamer (R)31201106.1 %29.0 %.141.329.243.294.385.293790.0-0.30.00.0
2016Depth Charts (R)31301105.9 %29.2 %.138.333.245.293.383.291780.0-0.30.20.0
Total- - -10935633622115.3 %34.8 %.120.307.199.248.319.247493.2-18.51.2-0.6

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012Twins (R)2788102198434171411026300043.216
2012Twins (R)21778722146111668015200070.286
2013Desert Dogs (R)1252591171031085015110121.212
2013Twins (A)6827032192591510868554415613343211.341
2013Twins (A+)5721825371554844122322492101238.326
2014Rafters (R)1357611513200864012000051.263
2014Twins (A+)301211342919424191610033300062.240
2014Twins (AA)1330000000003000000.000
2015Twins (AA)59237268674271264437260511402202.283
2015Twins (AAA)13555922173111184012000021.400
2015Twins4612913827177121666044102122.209
2016Depth Charts13552456713797218126554330141333 229.262
2016Steamer10742546311076186105346280108333 1910.258
2016Fans (15)12146351012183161210495539112144  256.261
2016ZiPS10238040810172146946372301082212155.266
2016Twins (AAA)48188207583311311412414157320270.309
2016Twins6319721838201341201613080233291.193
2016ZiPS (R)1761661510311764019010 31.246
2016Steamer (R)311123200011103000 00.243
2016Depth Charts (R)312133210011104000 00.245
Total- - -1093263566537205336221901243353113.199

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012Twins (R)10.8 %25.5 %0.42.216.324.466.789.2507.9.259  -0.4154.0.372135
2012Twins (R)9.2 %17.2 %0.53.286.368.429.796.1439.0.344  1.3142.8.367125
2013Desert Dogs (R)8.5 %25.4 %0.33.212.288.404.692.1925.4.229  -0.16-1.0.31887
2013Twins (A)13.7 %17.4 %0.79.341.431.559.990.2198.7.402  1.66729.0.444176
2013Twins (A+)12.6 %19.4 %0.65.326.415.472.887.1477.9.404  1.34415.6.406155
2014Rafters (R)6.6 %19.7 %0.33.263.311.298.610.0356.1.333  0.65-2.2.29371
2014Twins (A+)7.5 %24.6 %0.30.240.313.405.718.1657.9.298  0.4160.9.333106
2014Twins (AA)0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.8.000-100
2015Twins (AA)9.7 %19.0 %0.51.283.351.489.840.2078.9.332  3.14010.3.381135
2015Twins (AAA)6.8 %20.3 %0.33.400.441.545.986.1456.8.500  -0.1125.6.450190
2015Twins4.3 %31.9 %0.14.209.250.326.576.1165.6.301-0.50.5-0.49-6.7.25254
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Depth Charts5.9 %24.9 %0.24.262.309.401.710.1396.8.3340.4 0.562-2.0.30993
2016Steamer6.1 %23.3 %0.26.258.308.397.705.1396.7.3220.5 -0.250-2.4.30792
2016Fans (15)7.6 %23.7 %0.32.261.322.413.734.1517.0.330  2.4592.0.318100
2016ZiPS5.6 %26.5 %0.21.266.310.405.715.1397.0.347  0.845-0.9.31194
2016Twins (AAA)6.8 %27.5 %0.25.309.362.574.937.2668.6.385  1.33714.6.411166
2016Twins6.0 %36.7 %0.16.193.247.315.561.1228.2.3111.11.21.312-13.5.24445
2016Average8.1 %21.0 %0.39.256.322.419.740.1634.9.300     .318 
2016ZiPS (R)5.7 %29.3 %0.20.246.292.380.672.1357.3.3380.1 0.26-1.5.29077
2016Steamer (R)6.1 %29.0 %0.21.243.294.385.679.1416.8.3290.0 0.01-0.3.29379
2016Depth Charts (R)5.9 %29.2 %0.20.245.293.383.676.1387.2.3330.0 0.01-0.3.29178
Total- - -5.3 %34.8 %0.15.199.248.319.567.1207.7.3070.61.70.921-20.2.24749

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2015Twins1.0013.9 %43.0 %43.0 %8.8 %5.9 %20.6 %37.5 %39.1 %36.8 %24.1 %24.1 %48.3 %27.6 %
2016Twins0.8020.7 %35.1 %44.1 %18.4 %2.0 %7.7 %25.0 %43.1 %29.3 %27.6 %16.3 %57.7 %26.0 %
Total- - -0.8817.9 %38.4 %43.7 %14.5 %3.6 %13.7 %30.0 %41.4 %32.4 %26.2 %19.5 %53.8 %26.7 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2015Twins3434113783167346513
2016Twins39492393123309580889
Total- - -73833412102064769261402

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2015Twins-1.11-2.641.53-9.58-0.990.96 0-0.68-0.48
2016Twins-2.40-5.182.78-15.35-1.601.14 0-0.59-1.50
Total- - --3.51-7.824.31-24.93-2.581.07 0-1.27-2.00

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2015Twins58.1% (92.5)15.4% (83.4)6.6% (87.5)9.6% (79.0)9.2% (83.3)1.2% (87.5)  
2016Twins54.3% (92.1)20.2% (83.8)6.4% (88.6)9.3% (77.8)6.9% (83.5)1.5% (84.1)1.3% (71.4) 
Total- - -55.7% (92.2)18.5% (83.7)6.5% (88.2)9.4% (78.2)7.7% (83.4)1.4% (85.2)0.9% (71.4) 

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2015Twins34.6 %17.0 %7.4 %1.2 % 5.1 %13.9 %7.4 %3.7 % 9.8 %   
2016Twins36.8 %13.5 %3.3 %1.4 %0.3 %4.7 %21.4 %8.6 %1.0 % 7.8 % 1.4 % 
Total- - -36.0 %14.8 %4.8 %1.3 %0.2 %4.9 %18.6 %8.1 %2.0 % 8.5 % 0.9 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2015Twins92.891.888.984.2 91.283.678.681.1 83.5  
2016Twins92.391.789.084.286.191.683.977.380.2 83.5 72.3
Total- - -92.591.788.984.286.191.583.877.780.8 83.5 72.3

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2015Twins-0.8-2.2-1.70.9-2.20.4 -0.25-2.80-4.921.75-4.617.47 
2016Twins-11.9-3.11.0-1.53.1-0.5-0.5-2.45-1.751.72-1.825.15-4.07-4.20
Total- - --12.6-5.4-0.7-0.71.0-0.1-0.5-1.61-2.07-0.76-0.500.90-0.42-4.20

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2015Twins2.9-1.9-2.3-0.3 -0.8-2.30.30.6 -1.7  
2016Twins-8.4-4.11.1-0.2-0.4-0.8-3.6-0.5-0.6 4.5 -0.6
Total- - --5.5-6.0-1.2-0.5-0.4-1.6-5.9-0.20.1 2.7 -0.6

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2015Twins1.65-2.20-5.95-5.44 -3.16-3.260.713.35 -3.42  
2016Twins-2.58-3.383.72-1.70-12.06-1.85-1.89-0.68-6.14 6.46 -4.76
Total- - --1.10-2.89-1.77-2.95-12.06-2.35-2.26-0.220.30 2.31 -4.76

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2015Twins29.9 %61.5 %45.4 %46.2 %82.6 %70.4 %49.1 %63.8 %13.5 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Twins32.6 %63.6 %46.7 %48.1 %81.3 %68.7 %45.4 %58.7 %14.6 %
2016Average30.1 %66.6 %46.5 %63.8 %86.4 %78.3 %44.8 %60.3 %10.0 %
Total- - -31.6 %62.8 %46.2 %47.5 %81.8 %69.3 %46.8 %60.7 %14.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2015Twins32.8 %59.4 %45.5 %47.7 %83.5 %70.0 %47.7 %20.9
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Twins34.1 %60.1 %46.7 %47.1 %81.8 %68.7 %48.3 %22.4
2016Average30.5 %63.9 %46.5 %62.3 %86.5 %78.3 %48.0 %22.6
Total- - -33.7 %59.9 %46.3 %47.4 %82.4 %69.1 %48.0 %21.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2015TwinsCF4435327.011520000000     1.000 
2016TwinsCF6359508.116222200000     .988 
Total- - -CF10794835.127742200000     .993 
2015TwinsOF4435327.011520000000     1.000 
2016TwinsOF6359508.116222200000     .988 
Total- - -OF10794835.127742200000     .993 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2015TwinsCF327.0  01349588.92627   21.7 -4.50.4-2.3-8.4
2016TwinsCF508.1  0246136127.93435    0.6 1.40.22.15.0
Total- - -CF835.1  03710231215.93162   22.3 -3.10.6-0.2-0.4
2015TwinsOF327.0  01349588.92627   21.7 -4.50.4-2.3-8.4
2016TwinsOF508.1  0246136127.93435    0.6 1.40.22.15.0
Total- - -OF835.1  03710231215.93162   22.3 -3.10.6-0.2-0.4

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2015TwinsCF327.00.0%    (17)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (2)66.7%      (3)100.0%  (111)
2016TwinsCF508.10.0%    (25)14.3%      (7)100.0%      (1)50.0%     (2)85.7%      (7)100.0%  (148)
Total- - -CF835.10.0%    (42)11.1%      (9)50.0%      (2)75.0%     (4)80.0%    (10)100.0%  (259)
2015TwinsOF327.00.0%    (17)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (2)66.7%      (3)100.0%  (111)
2016TwinsOF508.10.0%    (25)14.3%      (7)100.0%      (1)50.0%     (2)85.7%      (7)100.0%  (148)
Total- - -OF835.10.0%    (42)11.1%      (9)50.0%      (2)75.0%     (4)80.0%    (10)100.0%  (259)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2015Twins327.01473868573737068752
Total- - -327.01473868573737068752

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2015Twins-7.4-0.4-2.30.6-7.8-1.80.54.0-5.1-0.5($4.3) 
2016Twins-14.43.62.10.9-10.73.00.86.6-0.30.0($0.3) 
Total- - --21.73.2-0.21.4-18.51.21.310.6-5.4-0.6($4.6) 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Minnesota Twins on 3/4/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2012 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 2, Overall: 2
    • Team: Minnesota Twins
    • School: Appling County HS (GA)