Originally posted on PRO Rumors  |  Last updated 6/12/12
According to La Velle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a deal, pending physical, with their first round pick Byron Buxton. Neal III adds that Buxton arrived in Minneapolis on Monday and met with the Twins at Target Field. People familiar with Buxton's deal close to Ben Goessling of the Pioneer Press say that the outfielder will get a larger deal than the $4.8 million bonus the Astros gave No. 1 overall pick Carlos Correa last week. Since most draft projections had Buxton as the 1st overall draft pick, Goessling speculates that he'll probably be the highest-paid player in this year's draft. Image by Tiger Girl under the Creative Commons License Agreement.
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