Mark Appel received $6.35 million from the Astros as the top overall pick, but Bryant may be more expensive.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Reportedly Sign 6th Rounder Scott Frazier, 7th Rounder David Garner, and 8th Rounder Sam Wilson
Three more college pitchers in the fold for the Cubs, and that makes 11 of the top 12 picks – everyone except Kris Bryant.
After dominated Low-A ball, Johnson is ready for the next step.
The Cubs/Cardinals rivalry is better when the Cardinals are good. But not too good. Also, your scores and highlights from around the minors.
That price is something of a surprise, and tells us a few things.
The deal could give the Cubs a whole lot of play when negotiating with their top pick, Kris Bryant.
Davis was a two-way star at Belmont, and could be a solid relief prospect.
The righty got $3.1 million from the Cubs earlier this year, and could move quickly through the system.
At least last night’s slide was called for interference. Jorge Soler hits the DL, Eduardo Sanchez clears waivers.
A few Cougars were shining in the Midwest League All-Star Game. Plus all of the other minor league highlights.
The power righty announced the deal himself on Twitter.
Some signings – like second rounder Rob Zastryzny – about which we’d already heard were also announced.
Sveum is going to do what he does, and he can’t be worried about the second-guessing he’ll receive. Also, Javier Baez picks up another award.