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Buxton chosen for Futures Game

Former Cedar Rapids Kernels center fielder Byron Buxton, along with third baseman Miguel Sano, have been selected to represent the Minnesota Twins in the 2013 Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game on Sunday, July 14, at 1 p.m. (Iowa time) at Citi Field in New York.

Buxton, recently promoted to Fort Myers, played in 68 games for the Kernels, batting .341 with 15 doubles, 10 triples, eight home runs and 55 RBI. He also stole 32 bases in 43 attempts. The Twins selected Buxton in the first round (second overall pick) of the 2012 First Year Player Draft.

The 2013 Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game will be broadcast live on ESPN2.

 

Kernels Calendar


Day
Date
Site
Opponent
Time
Promotion
Tickets
Thur.
April 3
H
Clinton
6:35
2014 season opener

Midwest League Standings


Western Div.
W
L
Pct.
GB
PLAYOFFS
xz-KERNELS (Twins) 48
22
.686
--
Championship (Best-of-5)
x-Quad Cities (Astros) 43
26
.623 4.5
Wednesday, Sept. 11
xy-Beloit (A's) 34
35 .493 13.5
Quad Cities 3, South Bend 2
x-Clinton (Mariners)
34
36
.486 14.0
Thursday, Sept. 12
Burlington (Angels) 30
39
.435
17.5
Quad Cities 5, South Bend 0
Peoria (Cardinals)
30
40
.429
18.0
Saturday, Sept. 14
Wisconsin (Brewers) 30
40
.429
18.0
Quad Cities 4, South Bend 2
Kane County (Cubs) 25
44
.362
22.5
(Quad Cities wins series, 3-0)
Eastern Div.
W
L
Pct.
GB
xz-Bowling Green (Rays)
44
26
.629 --
x-Great Lakes (Dodgers)
40
29
.580 3.5
Dayton (Reds)
37
33
.529 7.0
xy-South Bend (D-Backs) 37
33
.529 7.0
West Michigan (Tigers)
36
33
.522 7.5
Lake County (Indians)
31
39
.443
13.0

x-Fort Wayne (Padres) 29
41
.414
15.0
Lansing (Blue Jays)
29
41
.414
15.0

FINAL (2nd Half)
x-Clinched playoff; y-won 1st half; z-won 2nd half
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