Twins top draft choice Byron Buxton hitless in pro debut

Byron Buxton made his professional debut today in Fort Myers, Fla., batting leadoff for the Gulf Coast League Twins.
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Byron Buxton made his professional debut today in Fort Myers, Fla., batting leadoff for the Gulf Coast League Twins.

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