2017 Draft

Pittsburgh Pirates Sign Five Draft Picks, Including 42nd Overall Pick Steven Jennings

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Pittsburgh Pirates Sign Five Draft Picks, Including 42nd Overall Pick Steven Jennings
John Dreker

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed their 42nd overall draft pick on Thursday night, right-handed prep pitcher Steven Jennings. They have also signed right-handed prep pitcher Jake Webb who was taken in the 19th round and had a commitment to Kansas State. They have now signed 22 players total, including ten of their 12 picks in the top ten rounds. The remaining unsigned picks are sixth round pick Cody Bolton, who has indicated he is signing, and third round pick Dylan Busby, who was involved in the College World Series until last night, so he will be at least a week before he signs.

You can find the player page for each player here:

Steven Jennings

Jake Webb

Just like yesterday, we could hear more signings before the night is through. Check back for updates, including possible bonus ...

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2017 Draft
John Dreker

John was born in Kearny, NJ, hometown of the 2B for the Pirates 1909 World Championship team, Dots Miller. In fact they have some of the same relatives in common, so it was only natural for him to become a lifelong Pirates fan. Before joining Pirates Prospects in July 2010, John had written numerous articles on the history of baseball while also releasing his own book and co-authoring another on the history of the game. He writes a weekly article on Pirates history for the site, has already interviewed many of the current minor leaguers with many more on the way and follows the foreign minor league teams very closely for the site. John also provides in person game reports of the West Virginia Power and Altoona Curve.

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