Phillies Sign Top Pick

The Phillies have signed their first overall pick of the MLB Amateur Draft today. Right-handed pitcher Shane Watson, picked with the 4oth overall pick, agreed to terms with the Phillies to sign. The Phillies also signed their second and third draft picks, all at slot value, according to Matt Gelb. By reaching the earlier deadline, … Continue reading Phillies Sign Top Pick

MLB Draft: Phillies Running Tracker

Monday June 4 started the 2012 MLB Amateur draft. The Houston Astros went the route of offense, selecting high school short stop Carlos Correa from Puerto Rico with the first overall pick. They passed up on Georgia high school outfielder Byron Buxton, who went second to the Minnesota Twins. The Phillies had two picks on … Continue reading MLB Draft: Phillies Running Tracker