Pirates Announce Signing of First Round Pick Nick Gonzales

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the signing of first round pick Nick Gonzales on Wednesday afternoon. He was taken with the seventh overall pick two weeks ago today. Gonzales played for New Mexico State, where he hit .448/.610/1.155 slash line, with 12 home runs in 16 games this season before play was suspended. You can read more on Gonzales here. He is their first 2020 draft pick to officially sign.

Ben Cherington had this comment on the signing

We should hear his bonus amount shortly. I’ll update the post once someone announces it.

 

MLB Pipeline has the details. He signed for slot exactly

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