Twins, Buxton Near Agreement

2:05 pm: Al Goetz, the agent for Buxton, tells Christensen both sides will continue negotiating tomorrow, but those talks are "just formalities." 

1:54 pm: Christensen clarifies (via Twitter) that Buxton will land in Minnesota tomorrow afternoon and the physical may not start until Tuesday.

1:31 pm: The Twins are close to an agreement with the draft's second overall selection outfielder Byron Buxton, according to Joe Christensen of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.  A person close to the negotiations tells Christensen a physical is scheduled to take place tomorrow.

The recommended slot for the second overall pick is $6.2MM.  The Astros signed Carlos Correa, taken first overall, for a below slot bonus of $4.8MM on Thursday.



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