Pirates sign first-round pick Newman

BY foxsports • June 16, 2015


Kevin Newman, the 19th overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft, has officially signed his contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

"It's a dream come true. It was hard to believe," Newman told Pirates.com. "This whole week, it was almost like I was dreaming. Getting here and signing papers, I still can't believe it's happening."

The young shortstop will begin his career at Class A West Virginia and signed for $2.175 million according to the article.

(h/t Pirates.com)

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