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Carson Kelly Contract: St. Louis Cardinals, Draft Pick Agree To $1.6 Million Deal

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.

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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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