in the rankings

Byron Buxton’s preseason ranking among major league prospects since being drafted in 2012:

Source 2013 2014 2015

Baseball America 10 1 *2

mlb.com 19 1 1

BaseballProspectus.com 8 1 1

*The Cubs’ Kris Bryant is No. 1

yearly stats

Year Level G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BA OBP

2012 Rookie 48 165 33 41 10 4 5 20 11 .248 .344

2013 A 125 488 109 163 19 18 12 77 55 .334 .424

2014 A, AA 31 124 19 29 4 2 4 16 6 .234 .307

 

off the field

Favorite TV shows: “Martin” and “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” — “I’m old-school ... and young.’’

Favorite movie: “American Sniper” — “Go see it.”

Favorite music: Jason Aldean (pitctured), Eric Church, Lady Antebellum. “I’m all country.’’

Favorite entertainment options: Playing with son, video games, fishing.