The Pittsburgh Pirates announced signings of eight players from the 2012 draft on Wednesday afternoon. Those players include:
6th round pick Eric Wood, an infielder out of Blinn (TX) College will report to GCL Pirates. Wood hit .326 with 13 doubles, five home runs and 44 RBI this year.
7th round pick Jake Stallings, a catcher out of the University of North Carolina will report to State College. Stallings hit .297 (62-for-209) with 21 doubles, four home runs, 36 RBI and 41 runs scored in 55 games as a senior this year.
10th round pick Pat Ludwig, a right-hand pitcher out of Yale University will report to State College. Ludwig led the team in strikeouts (64), ERA (2.73), and innings pitched (62.2).
12th round pick Dalton Friend, a left-hand pitcher out of Jefferson College will report to State College. Friend went 11-0 with one save, a 2.94 ERA and 68 strikeouts in 46.0 innings this year
13th round pick Thomas Harlan, a left-handed pitcher out of Fresno State wi...