Pirates Sign Six Draft Picks Taken in the Top Ten Rounds

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed second round pick Matt Gorski according to Jim Callis. He received a $1,000,000 bonus, which is $243,600 below slot. Gorski was taken 57th overall last Monday. There could be more signings tonight, which will be posted here as an update.

Here are some links for Gorski, as well as our draft tracker:

Pirates Select Matt Gorski

Player Page

2019 Draft Day One Recap: The Pirates Started With a Pitcher, Then Went Heavy on Offense

2019 Draft Tracker

The draft tracker has been updated. The Pirates currently have $822,100 available for over-slot deals without losing a draft pick. See more on that here.

UPDATE: Jim Callis has another signing of note. Third round pick Matt Fraizer has signed for $525,000, which is $85,800 below the slot value. So far, all three signings have been under slot.

Here’s some info on Fraizer:

Pirates Select Fraizer

Player Page

2019 Draft Day Two Recap: Pirates Once Again Go Heavy on College Players

Draft Day Two: Do the Pirates Have a Plan?

UPDATE #2: The Pirates announced the signing of six picks, all of them top ten rounds. We should hear the bonus amounts soon, likely from Jim Callis, so check back for updates. Here are the players pages for each player signed today, with Fraizer and Gorski listed above. The first and second day draft recaps are relevant here:

Jared Triolo Selection/Player Page

Blake Sabol Selection/Player Page

Austin Roberts Selection/Player Page

Cameron Junker Selection/Player Page

UPDATE #3: Jared Triolo gets full slot. All of these players will be headed to Morgantown to start their pro careers.