The Pirates signed two of their remaining top ten round draft picks yesterday, locking up fifth round pick Grant Koch, and tenth rounder Mike Gretler. They signed Koch for slot, and Gretler for under-slot, which helps to bring the overall bonus pool into better focus.
At this time, there is only one player left to be signed from the top ten rounds, and that is prep pitcher Gunnar Hoglund, who was taken with the 36th overall pick. Hoglund's slot amount is $1,967,900, and the Pirates can spend up to $2,483,020 to get him signed without forfeiting a draft pick.
The reality is that the Pirates probably aren't spending their entire remaining budget on Hoglund. They've got other players left unsigned after the tenth round, such as 11th round prep pitcher Michael Burrows, 13th round college...
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