Twins reach agreement with No. 1 pick, Byron Buxton

The Twins have reached an agreement with Byron Buxton, the No. 2 pick in the MLB Draft, according to the Star Tribune. The deal is pending Buxton passing a physical, which he is expected to take Tuesday. He is expected to begin his pro career with the Twins' rookie league team in Fort Myers, Florida.
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The Twins have reached an agreement with Byron Buxton, the No. 2 pick in the MLB Draft, according to the Star Tribune. The deal is pending Buxton passing a physical, which he is expected to take Tuesday. He is expected to begin his pro career with the Twins' rookie league team in Fort Myers, Florida.

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