Cubs Sign Pierce Johnson

June 20th: MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports that Johnson signed for a straight slot bonus of $1.196MM.

JUNE 11th: Cubs supplemental round pick Pierce Johnson tweeted that he has signed with the team.

Chicago selected the Missouri State right-hander with the 43rd overall pick in the draft, which they received as compensation for the departure of Aramis Ramirez. The recommended slot bonus for the No. 43 pick is $1.196MM. The Rays selected Johnson out of high school in the 15th round of the 2009 draft, but he elected to pitch in college.

Mike Axisa contributed to this post.


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