Alec Bohm, the Philadelphia Phillies' first-round pick in last week's Major League Baseball draft, said he wanted to sign quickly. According to multiple reports, he has.
Bohm, a third baseman who was the No. 3 overall pick out of Wichita State, will get a $5.85 million signing bonus, according to MLB.com.
This season, as a junior, Bohm hit .339 with a .436 on-base percentage and a .625 slugging percentage. He had 16 home runs and 55 RBIs.
Last summer in the Cape Cod League, Bohm batted .358 with 17 extra-base hits and 28 RBIs, according to MLB.com.
Bohm was rated from third to seventh among some draft evaluators, with the disagreement said to center on his defensive capabilities, not his offense.
--Field Level Media