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Buxton’s First Big League RBI Lifts Twins Past Orioles 3-2

What’s 21-year-old rookie Byron Buxton doing in the middle of a playoff chase?

08/22/2015

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Twins’ Hicks Lands On DL, Byron Buxton Recalled

Minnesota Twins star prospect Byron Buxton is rejoining the big league squad for its four-game series in Baltimore this weekend. Twins officials made it official after Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Yankees, the last of a three-game sweep.

08/19/2015

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Twins Reinstate Byron Buxton, Option To Triple-A Rochester

The Minnesota Twins announced Monday that they’ve reinstated outfielder Byron Buxton from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Class AAA Rochester.

08/10/2015

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Hunter’s Leadership Has Lifted Twins, And So Have His Homers

Torii Hunter turns 40 this weekend. He’s been bracing for trouble. Not from his body or mind, despite that daunting number for a professional athlete, but from his Minnesota Twins teammates.

07/17/2015

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Twins Put Rookie Buxton On DL, With Sprained Left Thumb

Rookie center fielder Byron Buxton has been put on the 15-day disabled list by the Minnesota Twins because of a sprained left thumb, and one of baseball’s best prospects will be out for at least a month.

06/26/2015

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Even For ‘Electrifying’ Buxton, There’s A Lot To Learn

Byron Buxton finished his first homestand for Minnesota with quite the challenge in Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale, the three-time-and-counting All-Star left-hander who will likely appear on the schedule many times in the coming seasons as a division rival of the Twins.

06/25/2015

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Vargas, Twins Cruise To 13-2 Victory Over White Sox

Kennys Vargas went 4 for 4 with a three-run homer and four RBIs, rookie Byron Buxton had three hits in his first time batting leadoff in the majors, and the Minnesota Twins trounced the Chicago White Sox 13-2 on Monday night.

06/22/2015

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Buxton Leading Off For Twins Against White Sox Monday Night

There will be a buzz yet again at Target Field Monday night as the Minnesota Twins host the Chicago White Sox in a series of American League Central Division rivals. Byron Buxton has been moved in the lineup from No. 9 to leading off.

06/22/2015

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When It Comes To Fantasy Baseball, Always Beware Wrist And Foot Injuries On Your Roster

Strange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter’s ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it’s to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.

06/20/2015

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4 Things To Know: Charleston Shooting, Buxton, ‘Grey’ & A New $10 Bill

Here’s a look at the stories you need to know for Thursday.

06/18/2015

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Byron Buxton Set To Make Target Field Debut With Twins

A near sellout crowd is expected at Target Field in Minneapolis as the Minnesota Twins host the St. Louis Cardinals. It’s largely because the top prospect in the Twins’ organization is making his first game appearance at Target Field.

06/17/2015

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Twins Lose 3-2 To Cardinals Again, Wrap Up 1-4 Trip

For the second straight game, the Minnesota Twins fell just short of success. Consecutive 3-2 losses to the St. Louis Cardinals lessen the heartache of a 1-4 trip, if only somewhat. The Cardinals have the best record in the majors and the Twins remained in striking distance in the AL Central.

06/16/2015

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Lackey, Molina Pace Cardinals’ 3-2 Win Over Twins

Yadier Molina homered for the first time this season and John Lackey worked eight strong innings for the St. Louis Cardinals, who won their fourth in a row with a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

06/15/2015

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Buxton Scores Winning Run In MLB Debut As Twins Beat Rangers

Byron Buxton went 0 for 4 in his major league debut, but scored the winning run in the ninth inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.

06/14/2015

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Twins Place Hicks On 15-Day DL With Right Forearm Strain

The Minnesota Twins announced Sunday that they’ve placed Aaron Hicks on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain, retroactive to June 13.

06/14/2015

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4 Things To Know: Special Session, Blood Donations, Growlers & Buxton

Here’s a look at what you need to know for this Sunday.

06/14/2015

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Top Prospect OF Byron Buxton Set To Join Twins On Sunday

The Twins announced Saturday their plan to select Buxton’s contract from Double-A Chattanooga, and that the outfielder will be in uniform Sunday for the finale of a three-game series in Texas.

06/13/2015

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Twins Blog: The Buxton Show Begins

Byron Buxton was the second overall selection in the 2012 Major League Draft and Twins fans have been tantalized by the promise of his talent ever since.

06/13/2015

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Twins Blog: Homestand Notes

The Twins finished a brief three-game homestand versus the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Brief, but successful as they took two of three from Tampa.

05/17/2015

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8 Reasons The Twins Will Be Better In 2015

It’s a tough time to be a baseball fan in Minnesota. The Twins have had four straight seasons of at least 90 losses, have been at the bottom of the American League Central Division and there has been little hope that things will change any time soon. But as the Twins reported to Spring Training last week, optimism seemed to be everywhere.

03/04/2015

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Recovered Buxton Aims For Bounce Back, Debut With Twins

The fast track Byron Buxton has been on to the majors with the Minnesota Twins hit a huge speed bump last season. Ranked by Baseball America magazine as the top prospect in the game when the year began, Buxton sprained his left wrist diving for a ball in March during spring training. He aggravated the injury in May sliding into a base with Class A Fort Myers after five games.

01/23/2015

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Twins Relieved Buxton Only Has Concussion

The Minnesota Twins are relieved that prized center field prospect Byron Buxton only has a concussion following a violent outfield collision with a teammate. In Buxton’s first game for Double-A New Britain on Wednesday, Buxton suffered a head injury bad enough to knock him unconscious for about 10 minutes. He ran into right fielder Mike Kvasnicka after both of them ran full speed for a fly ball in the fifth inning.

08/14/2014

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Podcast Page: 8-14-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee-John Hines Fills In

John Hines sits in for Dave Lee….highlights from the Thursday show can be found on the Podcast Page. Click the link above….

08/14/2014

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Twins Prospect Buxton Taken Off Field In Ambulance

Minnesota Twins star prospect Byron Buxton was taken off the field in an ambulance after an outfield collision Wednesday night in his first game for Double-A New Britain.

08/13/2014

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Miss someting from Monday’s show? Click the link above to see Dave Lee’s Podcast Page!

07/21/2014

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