Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton (ribs) was removed from Thursday's game against the Cleveland Guardians after being hit by a pitch in the ribs. He went 0-for-1 before being replaced by Donovan Solano. The severity of Buxton's injury is unknown, and he is considered day-to-day. He will undergo further evaluation, and the team should provide an update after the game. The 29-year-old is slashing .220/.325/.445 with 10 home runs, 23 RBI, 31 runs, and six stolen bases over 50 games in 2023. Buxton was dealing with lingering knee issues heading into Thursday's game and is now managing a rib injury. Stay tuned for further updates.
Source: Do-Hyoung Park