Cardinals Sign Wisdom, Bean

June 17th: Bean received a $700K bonus from the Cardinals, more than $170K under MLB's recommendation, reports Callis.

June 9th: Wisdom signed for $693K, reports Jim Callis of Baseball America. The Cardinals save approximately $277K of draft pool money with the below slot deal.

June 7th: The Cardinals have agreed to terms with supplementary first round selection Patrick Wisdom, scouting director Dan Kantrovitz told Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Wisdom is represented by Adam Karon and Tripper Johnson of Sosnick Cobbe Sports. Steve Bean, another one of the Cardinals' supplementary first round selections, is also nearing an agreement with the team.

The Cardinals selected Wisdom with the 52nd overall pick, which they obtained as compensation for losing Octavio Dotel. They selected Bean with the 59th overall pick, which they obtained as compensation for losing Edwin Jackson. MLB recommends a bonus of $970K for the 52nd selection and a bonus of $870K for the 59th selection, according to Baseball America.

Mike Axisa and Daniel Seco contributed to this post.


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