Cubs Sign 6th Overall Pick Almora!

Take a breath all of you who were worried about the Cubs not signing first round pick Albert Almora, he has signed per Jim Callis of Baseball America.  The Cubs have given Almora a $3.9MM bonus which is $650,000 over what MLB recommends for that spot in the draft.  Because the Cubs saved some money in their earlier signings they were able to give Almora a little more money to keep him in the organization and out of college.  Congrats to the Cubs as they now have signed picks 1 through 18, only pick #19 Damek Tomscha is unsigned from the top 20, quite the accomplishment.

Thanks for reading,
– George


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