According to Jonathan Mayo, the Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to sign fifth round pick Blake Cederlind for $285,000, which is $33,800 under his slot amount. That money can be put towards other draft picks who require over-slot deals to sign. Cederlind is a right-handed pitcher who can hit 97 MPH with his fastball, working in the 92-95 MPH range. He also has a curveball that needs work, and he mixes in a changeup. He has had major command issues during his JuCo career, so he is considered a project at this point, though he comes with high upside. The draft signing tracker has been updated. You can view Cederlind's player page here.
Jonathan Mayo also has the signing of Brent Gibbs, the seventh round pick, who is a catcher out...
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