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Twinkie Town Aug 14, 2022
Angels 4, Twins 2: Ugh.

Angels 4, Twins 2: Ugh.

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Byron Buxton homers to put the Twins in front early, but that would be all they would get. I’m sure all of us were hoping that the Twins would have a strong finish to the series after Saturday night’s extra innings debacle. At least early on, it seemed like that might be the case. Byron Buxton launched his 28th homer of the season in the first inning to put the Twins up 2-0. Chris Archer would hold the Angels off the scoreboard until the bottom of the 3rd. That was when Luis Rengifo doubled to left and brought home David Fletcher...

Byron Buxton sits out, playing time closely watched again after knee problem flares up

Manager Rocco Baldelli said Byron Buxton landed awkwardly making a jump at the wall when the Twins played in San Diego during their last road trip.

Byron Buxton's playing time still carefully managed by Twins

Manager Rocco Baldelli combines days off and using Byron Buxton as a designated hitter to preserve his health, with the hope of using him more back in center field later in the season.
Twinkie Town Aug 9, 2022
Game 109: Twins at Dodgers

Game 109: Twins at Dodgers

Nick Wosika-USA TODAY Sports Joe Ryan and the Twins take on the first place Dodgers. First pitch: 9:10 PM TV: Bally Sports North Radio: TIBN Know thine enemy: True Blue LA Today's Lineups TWINS DODGERS Byron Buxton - DH Mookie Betts - RF Carlos Correa - SS Trea Turner - SS Jorge Polanco - 2B Freddie Freeman - 1B Jose Miranda - 1B Will Smith - C Gio Urshela - 3B Max Muncy - 3B Gilberto Celestino - CF Justin Turner - DH Max Kepler - RF Gavin Lux - 2B Sandy Leon - C Joey Gallo - LF Nick Gordon - LF Cody Bellinger - CF Joe Ryan - RHP Julio...

Buxton, Correa homer as Twins beat Padres 7-4

All-Star Byron Buxton hit a tying homer in the fourth inning off Joe Musgrove, and Carlos Correa gave Minnesota some breathing room with a two-run shot during a five-run eighth that helped the Twins beat the San Diego Padres 7-4 on Saturday.
Puckett's Pond Jul 30, 2022

Minnesota Twins: A Turbulent Relationship with Byron Buxton

Denying the latent talent of Byron Buxton is like denying the sun or the rain, but in his first mostly injury free season (knock on wood for his knee), the Minnesota Twins’ “Hundred Million Dollar Man” has exhibited some worrying signs, despite being named an All-Star. One of the joys of baseball fandom is following a […] Minnesota Twins: A Turbulent Relationship with Byron Buxton - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Twinkie Town Jul 26, 2022
Brewers 7, Twins 6: Urias walks off the Twins

Brewers 7, Twins 6: Urias walks off the Twins

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports Dylan Bundy had a rough start, and Tyler Duffey blew the game in the 9th. Byron Buxton kicked got the game started with a bang, a solo shot to left-center for his 24th HR of the season. The Twins had a decent scoring chance in the 1st, but Kyle Garlick was doubled off at 2nd base on a fly out, ending the threat. The Brewers teed off on Dylan Bundy in the 2nd, surging to a 4-1 lead. Hunter Renfroe did the bulk of the damage, smashing a 3-run HR to left, after a couple of singles. Christian Yelich also contributed an RBI double in the inning....
Twinkie Town Jul 26, 2022
Game 97: Twins at Brewers

Game 97: Twins at Brewers

David Richard-USA TODAY Sports Dylan Bundy and the Twins start a two game series in Milwaukee. First pitch: 7:10 PM TV: Bally Sports North Radio: TIBN, twinsbeisbol.com Know thine enemy: Brew Crew Ball Haven’t watched much baseball the past week, hopefully I remember how the game works! Today's Lineups TWINS BREWERS Byron Buxton - CF Christian Yelich - LF Carlos Correa - SS Willy Adames - SS Jorge Polanco - 2B Rowdy Tellez - 1B Kyle Garlick - LF Andrew McCutchen - RF Jose Miranda - DH Kolten Wong - 2B Gio Urshela - 3B Hunter Renfroe - DH Alex...

Miguel Sano and Byron Buxton: Last chance for Minnesota Twins' 'duo of the future?'

The two players are linked in the minds of many fans. While Byron Buxton now feels like a long-term fixture, Miguel Sano's return from injury could represent their last chance to do something special together

Reusse unfiltered on Miguel Sano, Cooperstown and Vikings training camp

Back from the Hall of Fame, columnist Patrick Reusse talks about that journey. He also cuts loose with host Michael Rand on Miguel Sano's return, Byron Buxton's knee and how he really feels about Vikings training camp.

Byron Buxton to miss Detroit games after getting injection in knee

Byron Buxton flew back to Minnesota from Los Angeles after the All-Star Game and had the procedure early Wednesday morning.

All-Star trip for Buxton a big step for Twins center fielder

The soaring home run Byron Buxton hit in the All-Star game served as the winning run for the AL team and another signature moment in an uneven career for Minnesota's multi-skilled center fielder.
Twinkie Town Jul 20, 2022
Gud Twins Tourney, Twinkie Town Title, Game 6: Read all about it

Gud Twins Tourney, Twinkie Town Title, Game 6: Read all about it

Nowadays, he’d probably be nicknamed “Hawkeye” or something of that ilk. | Photo by Stephen Dunn/ It’s win and take the series to seven, or lose and go home. Game 6 Lineups INSIDE BASEBALLERS WONDER YEARS 25 - Byron Buxton - CF 20 - Lew Ford - CF 24 - Tom Brunansky - DH 8 - Nick Punto - 3B 6 - Tony Oliva - RF 20 - Rich Reese - 1B 30 - Jimmie Hall - LF 11 - Jacque Jones - DH 2 - Zoilo Versalles - SS 2 - Zoilo Versalles - SS 14 - Kent Hrbek - 1B 23 - Bobby Kielty - RF 9 - Rich Rollins - 3B 40 - Marty Cordova - LF 7 - Joe Mauer - C 7 - Rob...

Byron Buxton's blast breaks tie in American League's 3-2 All-Star Game victory

Byron Buxton said he never dreamed of hitting an All-Star home run. But he stepped up right after Giancarlo Stanton tied the game with a two-run homer — and provided a smashing encore.
Stanton, Buxton HRs lead AL over NL for 9th straight ASG win

Stanton, Buxton HRs lead AL over NL for 9th straight ASG win

Giancarlo Stanton homered in his Dodger Stadium homecoming, Byron Buxton followed with another drive and the American League won its ninth straight All-Star Game, beating the National League 3-2 on Tuesday night.

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