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 isÂ the second-highest in draft history,Â behind Justin Upton’s $6.1 million as the No. 1 overall pick in 2005. However, Upton’s bonus was spread over five years under MLB provisions for two-sport athletes, so Wieters’ $6 million is the highest up-front bonus payment in draft history.
Contributing: John Manuel.
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