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Prospect Instinct Byron Buxton, OF Minnesota Twins 12/18/1993 Height: 6’2″ Weight: 175 Byron Buxton was selected as the #2 overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft. His name was being floated... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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