Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli announced that Byron Buxton will undergo labrum surgery Tuesday, and his initial guess is that the outfielder could miss five-to-six months, according to MLB.com's Do-Hyoung Park.
The Twins officially placed Buxton on the 60-day injured list Tuesday with a left shoulder subluxation.
Buxton initially suffered the injury on Aug. 1, which caused him to miss the entire month.
The 25-year-old returned at the beginning of September but could only manage five games as a defensive replacement and pinch runner.
Buxton finishes the campaign hitting .262/.314/.513 with 10 home runs and 30 doubles in 87 contests for the AL Central-leading Twins.