Strange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter’s ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it’s to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.
The Minnesota Twins and their frustrated fans have stopped holding their breath. Future center fielder Byron Buxton was only left with a concussion from a scary collision with a minor league teammate.
Minnesota Twins star prospect Byron Buxton was taken off the field in an ambulance after an outfield collision Wednesday night in his first game for Double-A New Britain.