Could the Pirates Already Have a Deal With Jameson Taillon?

Today there were a few reports that MLB has been holding back over-slot deals, which isn’t really breaking news, as this is something we’ve been hearing for awhile now.  Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus started it off with the following tweet: I wonder if MLB has just lost track of how many draft deals are already done but can’t be announced; they’re piling up. Jim Callis of Baseball America had a lot of...

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Bucs agree to terms with 23rd rounder

Pirates Prospects reported today that the Pirates have come to agreement with their 23rd round draft pick, first baseman Jared Lakind.

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Pirates and Jared Lakind Reach Agreement

The Pittsburgh Pirates have reached an agreement to sign 23rd round pick Jared Lakind, Pirates Prospects has learned and confirmed with multiple sources.  Lakind is an Arkansas recruit who plays first base and is also a left handed pitcher.  As a pitcher, he gets his fastball up to 90 MPH, although he is probably best as a hitter. Lakind rated in the top 100 prospects in Perfect Game’s top 500 high school prospects for 2010, coming in...

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