Guest of the League
Americas Pastime
Fantasy Week 13 | MLB Week 13

Twins activate OF Byron Buxton from !L

Sat May 18 12:59pm ET
Field Level Media

The Minnesota Twins activated outfielder Byron Buxton from the 10-day injured list on Saturday.

In a corresponding move, the Twins optioned utility player Austin Martin to Triple-A Saint Paul.

Buxton, 30, missed the past 14 games because of knee inflammation. He appeared in two games with Triple-A St. Paul on a rehab assignment, going hitless in six at-bats with an RBI.

In 28 games to open the season, Buxton hit .250 (23-for-92) with eight doubles, one home run and 11 RBIs.


Buxton, 30, is in his 10th season with the Twins and has appeared in 698 games. The former All-Star and Gold Glove winner has a career .239 average with 138 doubles, 116 homers and 308 RBIs.

Martin, a 25-year-old rookie, has appeared in 30 games with the Twins. He has one homer and six RBIs with 19 runs and four stolen bases on the year.

Top Headlines


Rotate for more data.