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Twins outfielder Byron Buxton injured at summer camp

According to the Twins website, Buxton had to be carted off the field after injuring his left foot.

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton had to be carted off the field Monday after injuring his left foot while making a defensive play during summer camp practice at Target Field.

The injury happened during an intrasquad scrimmage on Monday.

According to a post on the Twins website, Buxton was attempting to catch a fly ball in deep center field when he fell to the ground and grabbed his left leg. 

According to the post, Buxton is having imaging done on the injury, and more information is expected by Tuesday.

"It was just a misstep out there in the outfield, and that's really the only way I would describe it," Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said following the scrimmage. "There are guys, because of their athleticism and the way that they play the game, they're going to be more at risk for different things. But today was just kind of an off-chance misstep."

Credit: AP
Minnesota Twins' Byron Buxton, center, holds his ankle after he stumbled during an intrasquad game at baseball practice Monday, July 13, 2020, in Minneapolis. Buxton received attention from assistant athletic trainer Matt Biancuzzo, left, and manager Rocco Baldelli before he left the field on a cart. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

Buxton, 26, has dealt with multiple injuries in his major league career, including shoulder surgery last fall that left him unable to participate in spring training activities prior to the MLB's coronavirus shutdown in March.

Credit: AP
Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli, left and coach Tony Diaz, second from left, watch as assistant athletic trainer Matt Biancuzzo, second from right, steadies the ankle of Byron Buxton, center, who stumbled in an intrasquad game at a baseball camp Monday, July 13, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

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