F/F SPOTLIGHT: Byron Buxton

Byron Buxton is the perpetual tease. The former top prospect owns elite athleticism that gives him true multi-category potential, but he has never been able to fulfill his upside over the long haul due to a combination of injuries and subpar pitch recognition.

But prior to his recent hip injury, Buxton was turning those tools into results:

Month       BA    HR  RBI  SB  OPS    BPV
==========  ====  ==  ===  ==  =====  ===
April 2021  .426   8   14   3  1.363  159

At least until the calendar turned to May:

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