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Byron Buxton

Byron Buxton

CF - MIN
Age: 26Bats: RThrows: R

2020 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) H #95
Best / Worst #68 / #256
ADP #176

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Byron Buxton (shoulder) to be ready when season begins

Byron Buxton (shoulder) is expected to be ready whenever the season begins.

Fantasy Impact

Buxton had shoulder surgery last September and didn't play in any Grapefruit League games before spring training came to a halt. The former top prospect should not be written off in fantasy drafts moving forward. He showed as much promise in 2019 as he ever had in his big league career.

Byron Buxton (shoulder) set to take live BP on Tuesday

Byron Buxton (shoulder) will take live batting practice on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact

This will be his first BP since undergoing labrum surgery last September. The 26-year-old should then be able to start playing in Grapefruit League games. It remains unclear if Buxton will be ready for Opening Day but he ultimately shouldn't miss much time to begin the year.

Byron Buxton expected back soon

Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton (shoulder) is expected to make his spring debut "soon" according to sources.

Fantasy Impact

There was some talk that Buxton would be returning on Tuesday but he doesn't appear to be quite ready. That being said, the speedy outfielder should be back in the mix soon enough. Buxton is still recovering after having shoulder surgery back in September.

Matthew Terelle12 weeks ago
Byron Buxton (shoulder) taking swings off a tee

Byron Buxton (shoulder) has progressed to taking swings off a tee.

Fantasy Impact

Buxton will be limited early in spring training after having labrum surgery last August. Manager Rocco Baldelli says the goal is for him to be ready for Opening Day. In 87 games last year Buxton hit 10 homers, stole 14 bases, and posted an .827 OPS.

Byron Buxton (shoulder) unlikely to return this season

Twins manager Rocco Baldelli says Byron Buxton (shoulder) is unlikely to return this season.

Fantasy Impact

Buxton is having his shoulder checked out this week but it sounds as if the Twins are bracing for the possibility that he won't return. The 25-year-old has had a strong season and showed growth as a hitter. He'll once again be a polarizing commodity in 2020 fantasy drafts.

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