MINYAPOLIS – Air Buxton has been on the ground for two weeks, but the Twins Center fielder has been allowed to take a timely flight for takeoff and plunder a serious home run. Oh, win a game for his slipping team. Byron made a successful comeback from Buxton A.
MINYAPOLIS – Air Buxton has been on the ground for two weeks, but the Twins Center fielder has been allowed to take a timely flight for takeoff and plunder a serious home run.
Oh, win a game for his slipping team.
Not only was he a former Platinum Glove Award winner, he also brought the required energy and production to the twins.
When the Incarnation launched a pinball fastball into the left-middle field, Buxton turned onto the warning track, made a controlled leap into the wall, reached the flowerpots above the wall, snatched the ball and went down with a home run robbery. According to statistics, Buxton covered 111 feet, which would be the 385-foot big fly of the White Sox-appointed editor.
Although Buxton may have lost some style points for dropping baseball on the exchange from his glove, the most important part was that he controlled his speed and jump, colliding with the padding and getting worse. Wear, as he and the twins expected, when he agreed to some defensive adjustments that reduce the risk of injury in such plays.
Importantly, that momentum change was only necessary for the offense.
The duo hit 11 fours against the Dallas Couch and White Sox Bullpen, the highest hit total since Aug. 23, but struggled to find the big hit as they grounded eight in the first five innings.
But after Buxton’s catch?
After an inning, Buxton added finishing touches to a slow comeback. After
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