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Buxton could join All-Star ranks

UGA accustomed to losing signees chosen high in MLB draft

Updated: June 4, 2012, 11:36 AM ET
By David Ching | DawgNation

ATHENS, Ga. -- David Perno could field one heck of a starting lineup with the signees his Georgia baseball program lost to the MLB first-year player draft since he joined the Bulldogs' coaching staff in 1997.

Perno figures to lose another highly touted signee tonight, as outfielder Byron Buxton (Baxley, Ga./Appling County) will be one of the draft's top overall picks -- and a multimillion-dollar payday will be difficult to turn down.

Buxton will be in good company should he opt to ...

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