Pirates Notebook: Draft Signings Will Take Patience

As many of you are aware, I’ve been keeping track of the draft every step of the way this year, including my Draft Pick Signing Tracker. You are also probably aware that the Pirates have been kind of quiet on the signing front. Recently I added a spreadsheet to the tracker which not only lists the bonus information for every team in the top ten rounds, but also lists the signing status of each team in the draft. The Pirates...

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Pirates sign Tony Sanchez

The Pittsburgh Pirates have reached a deal with first round pick Tony Sanchez, according to Dejan Kovacevic on the PBC Blog. The deal is believed to be for $2.5 M. No big surprise on this move. There was talk that the Pirates reached a pre-draft deal with Sanchez, and part of the reason he was drafted was believed to be his willingness to sign quickly and get his pro-career started. Sanchez will spend 10 days in extended Spring...

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2009 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Pick Signing Tracker

I will be keeping track of all of the draft pick signings over the summer, leading up to the August 17th deadline at midnight (I’ll be doing a live blog of the signing deadline for all of you who will be up late for the action). Below are the players we drafted. To read about these players, check out my draft recaps: -Day One (Rounds 1-3)-Day Two (Rounds 4-30)-Day Three (Rounds 31-50) I also will be keeping track of every MLB...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Draft History: 2008

BOLD = Pirates didn’t sign this player. Pedro Alvarez received a $6,335,000 major league contract with a $6,000,000 signing bonus. Robbie Grossman received a $1,000,000 signing bonus. Quinton Miller received a $900,000 signing bonus. The Pirates spent $9.8 M on this draft, just $600,000 less than the 2006 and 2007 drafts...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Draft History: 2007

BOLD = Pirates didn’t sign this player. Daniel Moskos received a $2,475,000 signing bonus. The Pirates selected Moskos over top hitting prospect, Matt Wieters, who signed for $6,000,000. A month later, the Pirates traded Rajai Davis for Matt Morris, assuming over $11,000,000 in salary for the next season. The Pirates spent $4.5 M on this...

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