Video: Byron Buxton’s first career hit was a stand-up triple


Twins stud prospect Byron Buxton notched the first hit of his career Monday night and fittingly for one of the fastest players in baseball it was a stand-up triple.

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He made it to third base in 10 seconds and he stumbled a couple times.

Buxton had 12 triples in 59 games at Double-A before being called up at age 21, three years and 10 days after the Twins made him the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 draft.

Worth noting: Hall of Famer Rod Carew holds the Twins’ all-time record for triples with 90.