2012 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Pick Signing Tracker

After the 2012 draft, the Draft Pick Signing Tracker will be keeping track of all of the draft pick signings over the summer, leading up to the July 13th deadline at 5:00 PM EST.

Day One Recap: Pirates Add Another Potential Number One to the Mix

Day Two Recap: Pirates Still Find Talented Players on Day Two

Day Three Recap: Prep Players, Pittsburgh Kids, and Tommy John


6/8/2012: Jon Sandfort, Eric Wood, D.J. Crumlich

6/8/2012: Jacob Stallings

6/9/2012: Dalton Friend

6/9/2012: Wyatt Mathisen

6/13/2012: Pat Ludwig, Tom Harlan, Kyle Haynes, Lance Breedlove, Josh Smith

6/13/2012: Chris Diaz

6/14/2012: Barrett Barnes

6/18/2012: Adrian Sampson

6/28/2012: Jimmy Rider

7/2/2012: Tyler Gaffney

7/11/12: Hayden Hurst

7/13/12: John Kuchno

7/13/12: Max Moroff

7/13/12: Kevin Ross

2012 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Pick Signing Tracker

Round Pick Player Pos. Level School Commitment Signed? Slot Est. Bonus
1 8 Mark Appel RHP NCAA JR  Stanford $2,900,000
1s 45 Barrett Barnes CF NCAA JR Texas Tech YES $1,136,400 $1,000,000
2 69 Wyatt Mathisen C Prep Calallen HS, TX Texas YES  $746,300 $746,300
3 103 Jon Sandfort RHP Prep Winter Springs HS, FL Florida YES $462,900 $462,900
4 136 Brandon Thomas CF NCAA JR Georgia Tech $336,700
5 166 Adrian Sampson RHP JuCo SO Bellevue CC Oregon YES $252,100 $250,000
6 196 Eric Wood 3B JuCo FR Blinn College YES $188,800 $100,000
7 226 Jacob Stallings C NCAA SR North Carolina YES $148,000 $10,000
8 256 Kevin Ross SS Prep Niles West HS, IL Michigan YES $138,200 $130,000
9 286 D.J. Crumlich SS NCAA SR UC Irvine YES $129,100 $5,000
10 316 Pat Ludwig RHP NCAA SR Yale YES $125,000 $5,000
11 346 Chris Diaz SS NCAA JR NC State YES $100,000
12 376 Dalton Friend LHP JuCo SO Jefferson CC Texas Tech YES
13 406 Thomas Harlan LHP NCAA SR Fresno State YES
14 436 Walker Buehler RHP Prep Clay HS, KY Vanderbilt
15 466 Jonathan Youngblood CF JuCo FR Meridian CC
16 496 Max Moroff SS Prep Trinity Prep, FL UCF YES $300,000
17 526  Hayden Hurst RHP Prep Bolles School, FL Florida State YES $400,000
18 556  John Kuchno RHP NCAA JR Ohio State YES $125,000
19 586  Michael Peterson RHP Prep St. Francis, CA N/A
20 616  Kyle Haynes RHP NCAA JR VCU YES
21 646  Jordan Steranka 3B NCAA SR Penn State YES
22 676  Taylor Hearn LHP Prep Royse City HS, TX Oklahoma
23 706  Lance Breedlove RHP NCAA SR Purdue YES
24 736  Tyler Gaffney LF NCAA JR Stanford YES
25 766  Josh Smith LHP NCAA SR Wichita State YES
26 796  Jimmy Rider 2B NCAA SR Kent State YES
27 826  Jacob Johansen RHP NCAA JR Dallas Baptist
28 856  Thomas Mirabelli 2B Prep St. Edward HS, OH Kansas
29 886  Jake Post RHP Prep Chesterton HS, IN Ohio State
30 916  Chase McDowell RHP NCAA JR Rice
31 946  Jack Moffit RHP Prep Flower Mound HS, TX Navarro JC
32 976  Max Rossiter C NCAA JR Arizona State
33 1006  Carlos Leal C JuCo SO East Central CC
34 1036  Ryan Rand CF Prep Langham Creek HS, TX Texas A&M
35 1066  Jackson McClelland RHP Prep Redlands East Valley HS, CA Pepperdine
36 1096  Brody Russell 2B Prep Centennial HS,CA Fresno State
37 1126  Jacob Waguespack RHP Prep Dutchtown HS,LA Ole Miss
38 1156  Matthew Pope RHP Prep Science Hill HS, TN Kentucky
39 1186  Jared West LHP Prep North DeSoto HS, TN Houston
40 1216  Zarley Zalewski 3B Prep Valley HS Kent State
Number of Players Signed 21
Percent of Players Signed 51.2%
Total Estimated Bonuses Paid $3,434,200
Draft Bonus Pool Remaining ($6,563,500 Pool) $3,029,300
Draft Bonus Pool Available For Over-Slot Deals $92,600

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