April 1, 2023

Sources: Twins, Buxton attain $100M extension

Heart fielder Byron Buxton and the Minnesota Twins are in settlement on a seven-year, $100 million agreement extension, sources acquainted with the deal instructed ESPNs Jeff Passan.
Buxton acquired a full no-trade clause within the deal and will likely be paid $500,000 each time he reaches 502, 533, 567, 600 and 625 plate looks, the sources specified.
He in addition has MVP bonuses in every year of the offer: $eight million for ending first, $7 million for ending second, $6 million for third, $5 million for 4th, $4 million for 5th and $three million for ending in 6th by method of 10th place, the sources specified.
He had been arranged to develop into an unlimited totally free representative after the 2022 season.


Buxton set occupation bests last season with a. 306 batting common and 19 residence runs nevertheless was restricted to 65 video games due to accidents.
Due to various accidents, he has performed in additional than 100 computer game just as quickly as in his occupation, in 2017, when he appeared in 140 video games and acquired his exclusively Gold Glove Award. That was furthermore the one season he has reached higher than 500 plate looks (511 ).
For his occupation, Buxton has actually a. 248 typical, 70 house runs and 204 RBIs in 7 seasons, all with the Twins.