Severe Weather Alert Follow Us On Twitter #KCRGWX

Winter Weather Alert Follow Us On Twitter #KCRGWX

Current Alerts

Current Alerts Click to learn more

X Close

Click Here for our Friday Night Lights live stream and game chat

Swipe left and right to view more scores

Scores refresh every five minutes. View more scores

Kernels' Buxton Hits First Minor League Home Run

-->
  • Photo
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Kernels outfielder Byrun Buxton hit a first-inning home run Friday against Beloit, his first bomb as a member of the team.

The 19-year-old took Beloit's Michael Ynoa deep to left fieldto give the Kernels an early 1-0 lead. Buxton's homer was the third first-inning home run in the first two games of the 2013 season.

Jorge Polanco and D.J. Hicks both went yard in Thursday's 9-7 win over the Snappers.

Buxton is rated as the No. 2 prospect in the Minnesota Twins organization, and was the team's No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Featured Videos