Draft Signings: Jake Cosart, Zach Risedorf

Here are today’s notable draft signings, with the latest agreements at the top of the post…

  • The Red Sox have signed third-round selection Jake Cosart to a below-slot bonus of $450K, tweets Jim Callis of MLB.com. The slot recommendation for the 109th overall selection is $509.4K. Cosart, brother of Astros right-hander Jarred Cosart, is a right-hander from Seminole State JC.
  • The Padres officially signed sixth-round pick Zach Risedorf, the team announced.  The two sides originally reached an agreement two weeks ago, according to MLB Daily Dish’s Chris Cotillo (Twitter link).  Terms of the deal aren’t known, though the 177th overall pick carries a $249.4K slot value.  Risedorf, a high school catcher from Connecticut, had been committed to UConn.

Edward Creech contributed to this post.


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