Report: Twins, Byron Buxton agree to seven-year, $100M extension

Minnesota Twins' Byron Buxton reacts while rounding the bases after hitting a home run against the New York Yankees during the third inning of a baseball game on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, in New York. (Adam Hunger/AP)

The Minnesota Twins and outfielder Byron Buxton have reached an agreement on a seven-year, $100-million contract extension, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.

The deal also includes a full no-trade clause.

Buxton, 28, has spent all seven years of his big-league career with the Twins. He set career highs in home runs (19), batting average (.306), on-base percentage (.358) and slugging percentage (.647) in 61 games this past season.

The centre fielder started the 2021 season at a torrid pace before hamstring issues and a hip strain landed him on the injured list. He then fractured his hand when he was hit by a pitch a few days after he was removed from the IL.

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