White Sox have signed first 11 draft picks

White Sox have signed first 11 draft picks
June 15, 2013, 6:30 pm

HOUSTON -- Tim Anderson has plenty of company.

Several days after the White Sox announced they had signed their first-round pick for $2.164 million, the club said it has also come to terms with its first 11 selections from last week’s draft, including second-rounder Tyler Danish.

Baseball America reported on Friday that Danish, a prep pitcher from Brandon, Fla., signed for $1,001,800, the slotted amount for the No. 55 overall pick.

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Anderson, a shortstop from East Central (Miss.) Community College, signed on Wednesday.

Also signed players include: Jacob May (third round, Coastal Carolina), Andrew Mitchell (fourth, Texas Christian), Thaddius Lowry (fifth, Houston Spring Hill High), James Dykstra (sixth, Cal State San Marcos), Trey Michalczewski (seventh, Tulsa Jenks High), Chris Freudenberg (eighth, South Mountain CC), Nick Blount (ninth, Southern Polytechnic State), Brad Goldberg (10th, Ohio State) and Matthew Ball (11th, San Diego Bonita Vista High).

Per Baseball America, the White Sox have thus far spent $4,553,800 on signing bonuses. The team has been allotted $5,301,600 this season and is currently projected to be a little more than $400,000 under its budget.

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Baseball America listed the following bonuses for each player: May ($525,000), Mitchell ($413,000), Lowry ($400,000), Dykstra ($30,000) and $10,000 each for Blount and Goldberg.