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Twins' prospect Buxton hits walk-off grand slam at Class A

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Byron Buxton was the Twins' first-round pick, number two overall, in the 2012 MLB Draft.

The kid can play.

On Thursday night, Buxton smacked a walk-off grand slam to lead Cedar Rapids to a 7-6 win over Burlington.

Cedar Rapids is Minnesota's Class A minor league affiliate.

In 38 games at Cedar Rapids, Buxton is hitting .343 with 6 home runs, 32 RBI and 16 stolen bases.

MLB Network's Peter Gammons is hearing nothing but good things about Buxton.

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