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2012 MLB Draft: Jose Berrios To Sign With Twins With $1.55 Million Bonus

The Minnesota Twins and No. 32 pick Jose Berrios came to an agreement on Monday on a $1.55 million signing bonus, via the St. Paul Pioneer Press' Ben Goessling. The right-handed pitcher will receive exactly the recommended bonus for his draft slot after the completion of a physical.

This news comes on the heels of a report that No. 2 overall pick Bryon Buxton is 'very close' to signing with the Twins. The latest on Buxton is that he should take his physical on Tuesday.

Berrios is an 18-year-old from Puerto Rico who throws in the mid-90s. If this deal becomes official before Buxton's, it will be the highest pick signed by Minnesota.

The Twins were riding a three-game winning streak before falling to the Cubs on Monday. They begin a three-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies at home on Wednesday.

For more on Byron Buxton and the Minnesota Twins, head over to Twinkie Town. For more MLB coverage, check out Baseball Nation.

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