The Minnesota Twins they have activated Byron buxton from the 10-day disabled list Buxton missed the Twins’ last 55 games with a broken left hand and is back after playing four games of rehab with Triple-A St. Paul, in which he hit .308 with a double, a home run and two RBIs.
For his part, the catcher Mitch Garver (stiff lower back) was placed on the 10-day disabled list.Garver’s move is retroactive to last Wednesday and comes after he missed the last two games of the Twins against the Red Sox:
His placement on the disabled list cleared a roster spot for Byron Buxton’s return. Outfielder Byron was in his best season with the Twins and is hitting .369 with 10 homers and 19 RBIs in just 27 games. He hasn’t played since June 21.
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Meanwhile, Garver is hitting .242 with 13 for the fairway and 29 RBIs in 61 games. He has not played since August 24. Fortunately his discharge will not affect the Twins as they have nothing to fight for.
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