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Byron Buxton is done for the season


Per’s Mark Feinsand, the Twins have placed outfielder Byron Buxton on the 60-day injured list with a left shoulder subluxation, effectively ending his season. He is undergoing labrum surgery, per The Athletic’s Zack Pierce, who adds that the rehab timetable is five to six months.

Buxton, 25, returned after a month on the injured list on September 1, but was only used as a defensive replacement. He did not log any plate appearances. Manager Rocco Baldelli said on MLB Network Radio on Tuesday, “Hopefully we have him full strength and ready to go next year.”

Buxton ends his season batting .262/.314/.513 with 10 home runs, 46 RBI, 48 runs scored, and 14 stolen bases in 271 trips to the plate. It was his most productive offensive season and would have ranked as his best all-around season if he had played a full season’s worth of games rather than 87. Through five years in the majors, Buxton has managed to appear in 100-plus games just once.

Wil Myers fainted at a charity event last night

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Dennis Lin of The Athletic reports that San Diego Padres outfielder Wil Myers fainted at Kirby Yates‘ charity event last night.

Myers was admitted to a local hospital and underwent a series of tests, but all came back normal and he feels fine today. The team believes it may have been a matter of Myers being dehydrated and that he should available to play in tomorrow night’s game against the Dodgers.