Twins end CF Byron Buxton’s season with shoulder injury

Published 8:15 am Wednesday, September 11, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS — Yet another injury has waylaid Byron Buxton, and Minnesota’s speedster center fielder will miss the rest of the season recovering from shoulder surgery that puts his readiness for spring training next year in question.

The American League Central leaders placed Buxton and his ailing left shoulder on the 60-day injured list on Tuesday, when Buxton was having an operation to repair a damaged labrum that likely will require recovery time of five to six months.

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