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Byron Buxton

Byron Keiron Buxton (twitter: @OfficialBuck103)

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: December 18, 1993 in Baxley, GA
High School: Appling County HS (Baxley, GA)
Drafted
by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 2012 amateur draft.
Signed June 13, 2012. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 14, 2015 (Age 21.178, 18,520th in MLB history)   vs. TEX 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Still Intact through 2016 [*]
Team: Twins 2015-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 1 yr/$513k (16) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 0.113, Arb Eligible: 2019, Free Agent: 2022 [*], Agents: Jet Sports Management [*]
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Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2015 21 MIN AL 46 138 129 16 27 7 1 2 6 2 2 6 44 .209 .250 .326 .576 57 42 1 1 2 0 0 8
2016 22 MIN AL 63 218 197 20 38 13 4 1 16 9 1 13 80 .193 .247 .315 .561 51 62 2 2 3 3 0 8
2 Yrs 109 356 326 36 65 20 5 3 22 11 3 19 124 .199 .248 .319 .567 54 104 3 3 5 3 0
162 Game Avg. 162 529 485 54 97 30 7 4 33 16 4 28 184 .199 .248 .319 .567 54 155 4 4 7 4 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2015 21 MIN AL 46 138 -7 -1 -0 4 1 -3 -0.3 5 2 0.2 .493 .498 -0.2 0.6 -2 8
2016 22 MIN AL 63 218 -14 3 1 6 1 -3 -0.2 8 5 0.5 .495 .498 -0.1 0.8 -1 8
2 Seasons 109 356 -21 2 1 10 2 -6 -0.5 13 7 0.7 .494 .498 -0.4 1.4 -3

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2015 MIN AL 21 CF 44 35 33 327.0 117 115 2 0 0 1.000 4 4 16 14 3.22 2.66 .990 2.68 2.66
2015 MIN AL 21 OF 44 35 33 327.0 117 115 2 0 0 1.000 4 4 16 14 3.22 2.66 .987 2.20 2.19
2016 MIN AL 22 CF 63 59 53 508.1 166 162 2 2 0 .988 -5 6 -12 14 2.90 2.60 .987 2.45 2.42
2016 MIN AL 22 OF 63 59 53 508.1 166 162 2 2 0 .988 -5 6 -12 14 2.90 2.60 .986 2.14 2.12
2 Seasons OF 107 94 86 835.1 283 277 4 2 0 .993 -1 10 -1 14 3.03 2.63 .986 2.16 2.15
2 Seasons CF 107 94 86 835.1 283 277 4 2 0 .993 -1 10 -1 14 3.03 2.63 .988 2.54 2.52
2 Seasons TOT 107 94 86 835.1 283 277 4 2 0 .993 -1 10 -1 14 3.03 2.63 .986 2.16 2.15
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1930 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1930 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1930 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1913 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1930 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1913) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1930 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Youngest s c a p y
2015 AL  born 1993-12-18 (7th)

                                         

Transactions

  • June 4, 2012: Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 2012 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2012.
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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
201622Minnesota Twins$512,5000.113
2016 StatusSigned thru 2016, Earliest Arb Eligible: 2019, Earliest Free Agent: 2022
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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