Baseball America Releases the Draft Pick Slot Amounts

2013 draftBaseball America has released the assigned pick values for each draft position in the top ten rounds of the 2013 draft. We already knew that the Pirates had the fifth biggest draft pool, but now we know how much they have to spend on each pick.

Their first pick is the number nine selection, which they got for failing to sign Mark Appel. The pick is valued at $3,029,600, which is slightly higher than the value of the number eight pick last year. Their second pick is their normal first round pick at 14th overall. That’s valued at $2,569,800. Here is the complete list:

1 (9): $3,029,600

1 (14): $2,569,800

2: $1,065,400

3: $612,000

4: $429,200

5: $321,400

6: $240,600

7: $180,400

8: $155,400

9: $145,200

10: $135,600

To compare those amounts to last year’s round-by-round amounts, check out last year’s Draft Pick Signing Tracker.

The compensation pick that the Pirates traded away to get Gaby Sanchez (#35 overall) is worth $1,587,700.

Author: Tim Williams

Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

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