White Sox Agree To Deal With Keenyn Walker

6:21PM: Walker's deal is worth $795K, according to Jim Callis of Baseball America (via Twitter).

5:00PM: The White Sox have agreed to terms on a minor-league contract with their first pick in the 2011 draft, outfielder Keenyn Walker, according to a team press release.  Walker was selected 47th overall out of Central Arizona Junior College.

Terms of Walker's deal were not disclosed but slot would put his deal at roughly $740K.  Walker hinted that he was close to an agreement with the White Sox on Wednesday with an enthusiastic tweet.

The 6-foot-3, 190-pounder was drafted previously by the Cubs in the 16th round of the '09 draft and by the Phillies in the 38th round in 2010.  Walker was recommended by White Sox scouts John Kazanas and Derek Valenzuela according to the team.



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