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A Few More Notes

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A few quick items before I head off for some much-needed sleep . . . • Another Scott Boras client signed late. South Carolina righthander Wynn Pelzer (ninth round, Padres) […]

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Whither The Rangers?

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Before their game Wednesday night against the Royals, the Rangers issued a press release announcing the signings of supplemental first-round picks Julio Borbon and Neal Ramirez, fifth-rounder John Gast and […]

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Red Sox Four Sign More

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After signing high school first basemen Anthony Rizzo (sixth round, $325,000) and David Mailman (seventh round, $550,000) earlier on Deadline Day, the Red Sox have announced four more over-slot signings. […]

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Wieters Signs For $6 Million

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All 30 first-rounders are done. No. 5 overall pick Matt Wieters signed at the last second with the Orioles. He received a straight $6 million bonus. Wieters’ bonus amount is the […]

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McGeary Signs For $1.8 Million

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This just in . . . Jack McGeary (sixth round) just signed with the Nationals. McGeary gets a $1.8 million bonus, which is a record for his round, and Washington […]

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Moustakas Signs For $4 Million

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Joe Posnanski of the Kansas City Star just got word that Mike Moustakas signed with the Royals. Moustakas will get a $4 million straight bonus. Contributing: John Manuel.

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Parker Signs For $2.1 Million

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The Diamondbacks have signed No. 9 overall pick Jarrod Parker for $2.1 million, up from his MLB recommended slot of $1.89 million. As with the three players taken directly behind […]

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Orioles Sign Arrieta

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The Orioles announced a seven-figure signing of a Scott Boras client . . . but no, it’s not Matt Wieters. Baltimore landed Texas Christian righthander Jake Arrieta for a $1.1 million […]

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Moustakas & Wieters Gossip

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To this point on Draft Deadline Week, we’ve refrained from speculation and only reported confirmed signings (or definitive non-signings, as the case may be). But with a little less than […]

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Red Sox Ink Mailman

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The Red Sox have signed another slugging high school first baseman to an above-slot deal. David Mailman, a seventh-round choice, has agreed to terms for $550,000.

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Marlins Sign Dominguez

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The Marlins have signed California high school third baseman Matt Dominguez, the 12th overall pick, for $1.8 million. His draft slot was $1.62 million, while his bonus represents the 2006 […]

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Premium Picks Unlikely To Sign

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Four hours before the midnight deadline for signing draft picks, 23 players selected in the first five rounds have yet to come to terms. Teams are negotiations with several of […]

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First Salvo For Red Sox?

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The Red Sox are expected to be major players in above-slot signings, though they’ve been mostly quiet on that front. Their first of the day has just been announced, however, […]

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Brackman Was Just The Start

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The Yankees’ Deadline Day didn’t end with giving first-round pick Andrew Brackman a $3.35 million bonus as part of a $4.55 million guarantee big league deal that could be worth […]

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Minor League Transactions

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This week’s installment considers transactions reported between Aug. 4-13. Arizona Diamondbacks Draft picks signed: OF Tyrell Worthington (5) Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Dustin Nippert, RHP Yusmeiro Petit Placed on minor […]

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Rays Sign No. 1 Overall Pick Price

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No. 1 overall pick David Price has officially come to terms with the Devil Rays. Price will receive a $5.6 million bonus as part of a six-year major league contract […]

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Aumont Signs For $1.9 Million

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The trend of signing mid first-round picks to 2006 (and not 2007) MLB slot recommendations continues as the Mariners have landed No. 11 overall pick Phillippe Aumont for $1.9 million. […]

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