White Sox Sign Second-Rounder Tyler Danish

The Whit Sox have signed second-round pick Tyler Danish for the full slot value of $1,001,800, according to Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com. Baseball America's Jim Callis confirms the signing (on Twitter), adding that Danish is an "ultrapolished" high school righty from Florida whose fastball sits 90-93 mph and shows a feel for a slurve and a changeup. He is advised by Tom O'Connell of O'Connell Sports Management.

Danish ranked 96th on Baseball America's list of Top 500 draft prospects, though the White Sox thought considerably higher of him, drafting him 55th overall. BA noted that he has "filthy stuff" but lacks the size that scouts are typically looking for eary in the draft. He's listed at 6'1" and 185 pounds. MLB.com didn't rank him in their Top 100, but noted that his delivery draws comparisons to Pat Neshek, leading to injury concerns. Danish had been committed to Florida.

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