According to Chris Cotillo, the Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a deal with first round pick Cole Tucker for $1.8 M.

The slot price for the 24th overall pick was $1,925,500. So the Pirates saved $125,500. That's not a big amount, and if Mitch Keller is looking for seven figures, they're going to have to save a bit more from their other picks.

Tucker should go to the GCL after he signs....

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