Minnesota Twins (73-89)

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W 5-2
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vs. Det 
L 7-10
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@ KC 
L 6-11
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W 4-0
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W 7-3
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AP source: Twins, Buxton agree on 7-year, $100M contract

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins and center fielder Byron Buxton agreed to a seven-year, $100 million contract Sunday, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the contract was not yet finalized and pending a physical exam.

Buxton posted an aerial picture of Target Field on his Instagram account with a heart emoji for a caption. The fleet-footed, big-swinging Buxton was only under team control for one more season, raising the possibility of a trade to stem the blow of losing him as a free agent.

AVG: J. Polanco.269
HR: J. Polanco33
RBI: J. Polanco98
SB: J. Polanco11
W: M. Pineda9
Saves: A. Colomé17
K: K. Maeda113
AL Central
X-Chi White Sox 9369.574-
Cleveland 8082.49413
Detroit 7785.47516
Kansas City 7488.45719
Minnesota 7389.45120
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .241 (17)
Runs: 729 (14)
Hits: 1311 (13)
Home Runs: 228 (5)
Stolen Bases: 54 (25)
OBP: .314 (18)
SLG: .423 (9)
Total Bases: 2300 (9)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.83 (26)
Runs Allowed: 834 (27)
Saves: 42 (11)
Strikeouts: 1317 (23)
OpBA: .255 (23)
OBP: .320 (17)
SLG: .449 (28)
Run Support: 4.62 (15)
Date Player Transactions
11/30 J. Cave Outrighted to Minors
11/30 T. Megill Acquired Off Waivers Chi. Cubs
11/28 B. Buxton Signed ( 2022-2028)(seven-year extension)
11/24 W. Astudillo Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
11/24 C. Barnes Outrighted to Minors
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Date Player Status
10/2 J. Gant Mild right groin strain (10-day IL)
9/28 B. Ober Right hip strain (10-day IL)
9/18 R. Refsnyder Right elbow impingement (10-day IL)
9/14 J. Gant Left abdominal strain (10-day IL)
9/8 R. Dobnak Strained right middle finger (60-day IL)
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