All posts tagged "signing bonus"

  • 2011 Draft
    Signing Bonuses: Alex Dickerson, Jason Creasy

    The Pittsburgh Pirates officially announced the signings of third round pick Alex Dickerson and eighth round pick Jason Creasy last week.  Baseball America has announced their signing bonuses.  Dickerson received $380,700, which is right around slot for the 91st overall pick.  Creasy received $250,000.  Technically there are no slot prices after the...

  • 2011 Draft
    Colten Brewer Signs for $240 K

    Back at the end of June I reported that 2011 4th round pick Colten Brewer had agreed to terms with the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Earlier today the Pirates made the deal official.  I had thought the delay might be due to an over-slot bonus.  However, Brewer signed for $240,000, according to Baseball America,...

  • Analysis
    Kevin Correia Contract Details

    Correia will earn $3 M a year. Yesterday the Pirates agreed to a deal with right handed pitcher Kevin Correia for two years and $8 M.  Dejan Kovacevic has the breakdown of the contract details. Correia's deal includes a $2 M signing bonus, plus base salaries of $3 M a year in...

  • Analysis
    Singh and Patel Not the Only Reality Show Winners

    Richardson signed with the Pirates after winning a Dominican reality show. I was doing research today to finish the international prospects section of the 2011 Pirates Prospects handbook, and came across this bit of information about 18 year old Dominican left hander Cristopher Richardson: Pittsburgh is also pursuing Cristopher Richardson, 17, a...

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