Players signed indicated in Bold

Round Overall Team Player Position State Bonus
23 687 Pittsburgh Pirates Jared Lakind 1B Texas $400,000
Lakind entered the spring rated as one of the top prep hitters in the Lone State State. His stock dipped somewhat as some scouts questioned his bat speed, but he's a 6-foot-2, 200-pound lefthanded hitter who could develop intriguing power if he adds loft to swing. He had committed to Arkansas.