Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 6/4/12
MINNEAPOLIS After taking Byron Buxton with the No. 2 overall selection in Major League Baseball draft, the Minnesota Twins made two more selections Monday.With the No. 32 overall pick the teams first pick in the compensatory round Minnesota took Puerto Rican right-hander Jose Berrios out of Papa Juan XXIII High School. The 6-foot, 190-pound Berrios, 18, was the second high school player taken by the Twins on Monday. His fastball can touch 93-96 mph on the radar gun, according to reports. Baseball America had him ranked as the No. 49 prospect in the draft.The Twins also held the No. 42 overall pick in the compensation round and took Luke Bard, a 21-year-old right-hander from Georgia Tech. Bard is the younger brother of Red Sox pitcher Daniel Bard.In 11 games for Georgia Tech this season, Bard was 1-0 with a 0.99 ERA. Eight of his 11 appearances came in relief, including two saves. In 27 13 innings, he struck out 26 batters and walked six. He was originally taken by the Boston Red Sox in the 16th round of the 2009 draft but opted to play at Georgia Tech. He missed time this year due to a strained lat muscle.The No. 32 and No. 42 picks were compensation for free agents Michael Cuddyer and Jason Kubel signing with Colorado and Arizona, respectively, this past offseason. Minnesotas next pick in the draft is Tuesday, as the Twins will have the third selection of the second round (No. 63 overall).Follow Tyler Mason on Twitter.
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