The St. Louis Cardinals have come to terms on a deal with second rounder Carson Kelly, according to Baseball America's Jim Callis. After a series of economical first-rounders it's not too surprising that the deal is for well in excess of slot value. Very much so.
#Cardinals agree w/2nd-rder Carson Kelly on $1.6 mil. Highest over value ($574,300) so far in #mlbdraft. Oregon HS 3B/RHP is 2-way talent.— Jim Callis (@jimcallisBA) June 14, 2012
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Kelly, the No. 86 overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, will forgo a scholarship to the University of Oregon. He is scheduled to take a physical in St. Louis on Friday morning.
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