Players signed indicated in Bold

Round Overall Team Player Position State Bonus
23 699 St. Louis Cardinals Matt Adams C Pa.
Slippery Rock's Matt Adams had a huge junior year, batting .495/.566/.853 with 14 homers and 64 RBIs. A burly 6-foot-3, 245-pound slugger, Adams has a good swing and a mature offensive approach to go along with solid-average to plus power. He's adequate at best defensively at first base, and he's well-below-average behind the plate.