|Current Team||Fort Myers Miracle (A Adv)|
Hardball Talk "For the second straight year, MLB.com has ranked Twins center field prospect Byron Buxton as the No. 1 prospect in the game. Buxton got top honors despite appearing in just 31 games in the minors last season due to a left wrist injury and a concussion. The 21-year-old then suffered a small..." February 01
MLB.com "Center fielder Byron Buxton, the Twins' top prospect and Major League Baseball's No. 1 prospect, was promoted Monday to Double-A New Britain, which begins a seven-game homestand Tuesday. The promotion came following Monday's game in which the 20-year-old homered and drove in three runs for..." August 12
CBS Sports "We generally wouldn't post an update in this space when a player headed to Double-A might begin the season on the disabled list, but Byron Buxton isn't exactly an ordinary minor-leaguer. The Twins center fielder is the consensus top prospect in baseball. He's also currently dealing with a wrist..." March 26
St. Paul Pioneer Press "On the night before baseball's top prospect, Byron Buxton, was scheduled to address a crowded ballroom at baseball's minor league awards ceremony, Denard Span breezed through a lobby filled with the sport's movers and shakers. The former Twins center fielder stopped several times to shake hands..." January 06
Byron Buxton, I'm told, will continue resting his strained L shoulder through Thanksgiving weekend. Could resume BB activities next week
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Byron Buxton, baseball's top-ranked prospect, recently aggravated his left (non-throwing) shoulder and will likely miss the remainder of the Arizona Fall League schedule, Twins farm director Brad Steil said late Wednesday. The Twins' prized young center fielder, who displayed his talents in..." November 07
Baseball America "More than 250 players in the full-season minors out-homered Byron Buxton this season. Yet that didn’t prevent the 19-year-old center fielder from ranking as the No. 1 prospect in baseball at midseason or from winning the Midwest League MVP award or from—spoiler alert—ranking as the top prospect in..." September 11
|2||Reds||Jason Groome||Barnegat High School|
|4||Rockies||Alec Hansen||Oklahoma Sooners|
|5||Brewers||Delvin Perez||International Baseball Academy|
|6||Athletics||Riley Pint||St. Thomas Aquinas High School|
|8||Padres||Will Benson||The Westminster|
|10||Phillies||Mickey Moniak||La Costa Canyon High School|
Draft order yet to be confirmed. Pick order based on current standings.
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