We announced yesterday that sixth round draft pick Tyler Eppler has agreed to sign with the Pittsburgh Pirates and according to Chris Cotillo via Eppler himself, he has officially signed for a $200,000 bonus. That is slightly below the $217,900 slot, which saves the Pirates a little bit of money to go over-slot for other picks. Yesterday, top pick Cole Tucker was inked to a deal believed to be worth $1.8M, also below slot value for his spot. You can view Eppler’s player page here.
— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) June 10, 2014