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Rockies reach agreement with third-round Draft pick

Rockies reach agreement with third-round Draft pick

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Rockies and Georgia Southern left-handed pitcher Sam Howard, their third-round pick in this year's MLB First-Year Player Draft, reached an agreement on a bonus worth $672,100, MLB.com has learned.

The amount is full slot value for the 82nd overall pick that the club used for Howard.

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The Rockies have not confirmed the Howard deal.

The final numbers on the bonus agreement from the Rockies' second-round pick are in, according to SB Nation and confirmed by MLB.com. Phoenix (Arizona) Brophy College Preparatory School right-hander Ryan Castellani signed for $1.1 million, $58,000 below the slot for the 48th overall pick.

 

Thomas Harding is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @harding_at_mlb. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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