Buxton and Kepler show Twins what they can do
DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Byron Buxton and Max Kepler probably won't be in the Twins' lineup much longer, so Ron Gardenhire wants to see as much of the team's top prospects as he can right now. On Saturday, they showed him plenty. Buxton crushed a home run into the trees beyond the left-center field fence, and fellow outfielder Kepler collected a single, double and a walk, raising his spring average to .500 (6-for-12). But the youngsters' contributions weren't enough, and Toronto rallied in the bottom of the ninth to claim a 4-3 victory over the Twins at Florida Auto Exchange Park. "He hit the ball nice. That was a big home run," Gardenhire said of Buxton's third-inning blast, which scored ...