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Byron Buxton to play OF for Twins

Updated: June 13, 2012, 5:29 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins have signed second overall pick Byron Buxton, an 18-year-old outfielder from Appling County High School in Georgia.

The Twins announced the signing on Wednesday, one day after Buxton joined the team for batting practice and a physical at Target Field. Buxton receives a $6 million signing bonus, which makes it the biggest contract in this year's draft class.

The Houston Astros gave No. 1 overall pick Carlos Correa, a shortstop, a $4.2 million bonus.

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