Wow. Neal Huntington is going balls to the wall with this year's draft. Allie is another high school pitcher who throws in the high 90's. He is reportedly looking for a bonus in the $3 million range. For a point of reference, check out these two tweets from Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus:
#Pirates took Stetson Allie . . . MIND BLOWN.
If the #Pirates sign Allie, this has the POTENTIAL to be a franchise-changing two days.
In order to sign both Jameson Taillon and Allie, the Pirates will likely have to spend something like $9 million. I'm not sure what to think right now. I sure hope the Bucs plan on signing more than two guys from this draft.
Third Round: In the third round, the Pirates were more reasonable, drafting toolsy junior college outfielder Mel Rojas Jr. Rojas is ...
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