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Byron Buxton
Trending: ↑ 33%
CF | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 190LBS | Age: 26

Draft: 2012 | Rd: 1, #2, Minnesota Twins | Appling County HS (GA)
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 135 130 19 33 13 27 2 .254 .267 .577 .844
6 Seasons 1504 1380 204 329 51 172 62 .238 .289 .430 .719
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .254 13 27 2 .844
6 Seasons .238 51 172 62 .719

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2015 513 87 3 3.4 86.4 12.6 25.3 .175 .258 .252 .216 .294 21.8 31.9 4.3
2016 1305 187 10 5.3 89.5 17.3 29.9 .195 .317 .304 .260 .371 31.6 35.6 6.9
2017 1991 319 18 5.6 88.1 15 31.7 .241 .395 .312 .305 .406 32.3 29.4 7.4
2018 355 63 1 1.6 87.8 13.9 19.0 .193 .251 .171 .213 .288 27.0 29.8 3.2
2019 1031 206 17 8.3 90.1 20.4 33.0 .251 .441 .340 .316 .384 38.7 23.1 6.4
2020 443 96 13 13.5 91.2 23.6 25.0 .249 .551 .339 .320 .429 47.9 26.7 1.5
ALL 5638 958 62 6.5 89 17.3 29.5 .225 .380 .304 .285 .380 33.8 29.5 6.1
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Fastballs 264 61.1 71 67 13 7 1 0 5 16 52 .194 .249 .433 .533 .269 .322 91.8 30 22.5 23.9
2020 Breaking 131 30.3 46 46 16 8 1 0 7 11 35 .348 .280 .826 .676 .473 .375 89.2 14 32.6 25.6
2020 Offspeed 37 8.6 15 15 4 2 1 0 1 8 7 .267 .172 .533 .268 .326 .183 95.2 19 55.2 42.1
2019 Fastballs 548 54.3 161 147 41 18 15 2 6 27 121 .279 .289 .531 .504 .358 .359 91.8 19 21.4 20.9
2019 Breaking 362 35.8 99 93 21 4 12 2 3 28 66 .226 .206 .495 .367 .310 .261 88.4 26 39.7 25.9
2019 Offspeed 100 9.9 30 28 8 5 3 0 0 11 17 .286 .204 .393 .287 .313 .240 83.4 9 34.5 26.8
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 513 54.4 57.7 77.6 30.8 41.7 47.6 18.8 45.4 33.5 8.6 72.7
2016 1305 48.8 62.8 78.0 31.4 41.9 43.8 23.6 46.7 34.4 9.4 64.2
2017 1991 50.7 64.7 77.2 31.3 50.3 42.1 30.3 48.3 31.2 6.6 74.0
2018 355 47.7 71.6 79.3 37.8 55.7 43.5 34.0 53.8 29.3 9.9 82.9
2019 1031 48.1 74.9 81.0 33.8 50.8 41.9 37.6 53.7 28.9 6.1 85.5
2020 443 50.6 79.0 81.4 48.9 54.2 39.7 51.1 64.1 28.9 9.3 85.4
ALL 5638 49.9 66.9 78.7 33.6 48.7 42.9 31.3 50.2 31.3 7.8 74.5
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 28.3 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 44.8 24.1 20.7 10.3 36.8 41.4 21.8 1.1 32.2 35.6 17.2 1.1 3.4
2016 40.1 24.6 24.1 11.2 45.5 29.9 24.6 1.1 26.2 32.6 21.4 5.9 5.3
2017 42.6 22.3 25.7 9.4 42.9 39.5 17.6 3.4 27.3 24.8 27.0 5.0 5.6
2018 49.2 22.2 19.0 9.5 44.4 33.3 22.2 0.0 38.1 31.7 20.6 3.2 1.6
2019 29.6 27.2 28.6 14.6 44.7 35.9 19.4 2.4 23.8 38.8 18.9 6.3 8.3
2020 36.5 28.1 20.8 14.6 46.9 31.3 21.9 2.1 25.0 32.3 17.7 8.3 13.5
ALL 39.4 24.5 24.6 11.5 43.7 35.8 20.5 2.2 27.2 31.5 21.9 5.3 6.5
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 330 15 4.5 .303 .292
2017 R 507 9 1.8 .311 .174
2018 R 94 7 7.4 .152 .402
2019 R 294 73 24.8 .325 .386
2020 R 135 53 39.3 .347 .327

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