The St. Louis Cardinals signed supplementary first-round pick Stephen Piscotty to a contract on Saturday morning, according to the team's official twitter account. St. Louis selected Piscotty with the No. 36 overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft and he will reportedly receive a $1.4 million bonus, which is exactly in-line with MLB's recommended slot value.
Cardinals draft pick Stephen Piscotty signs his 1st contract. Welcome to #CardinalsNation! twitter.com/Cardinals/stat…— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) June 16, 2012
Piscotty hit .329/.415/.467 for Stanford in 2012 and he will start his career with the team's minor-league affiliate at the Quad Cities as the starting third baseman, according to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Piscotty will go to Quad Cities, where he will be the starter at 3B. #stlminors #STLcards #Cardinals— Derrick Goold (@dgoold) June 16, 2012
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