Mariners Ink First Round Pick

Jim Callis of Baseball America reports the Mariners have agreed to terms with first-round pick Nick Franklin. He was handed a $1.28MM signing bonus, close to $100K more than MLB's recommendation for his slot. The high school shortstop was selected 27th overall in June.

17 of the 32 first-round draft picks have now signed.  Keep it locked on MLBTR as Monday's deadline looms and visit our first-round tracker page for a quick refresher.


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