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Indians sign Brady and Smith

Indians sign Brady and Smith
June 19, 2013
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On Wednesday the Indians announced that they have signed 5th round pick prep left-handed pitcher Sean Brady and 37th round pick second baseman Garrett Smith.

Brady reportedly signed for $800,000, which is $452,900 above the $347,100 recommended slot for where he was picked. The Indians have now signed five of their nine bonus pool picks and have spent $4.53 million of their $6,118,800 bonus pool.

With the signings, the Indians have now signed 16 draft picks. More players have agreed to terms, as noted in our signing updates this week, so a few more signings should be announced over the next few days.

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User Comments

Connor
June 20, 2013 - 4:28 PM EDT
I knew Quinn was nearly unsignable...though I still held out hope. Crowe was also unsignable and i had no hope on that one. Though, I had hope on both Plutko and Brown. You think we get Plutko, Tony?
Edible14
June 20, 2013 - 5:43 AM EDT
Remember that you can go over the bonus pool money by 5% before losing a draft pick (you just have to pay a tax). If I'm doing my math right, that means the Indians have $1.89M left to spend. And it seems like there's a few guys that are worth going over a tad for (Crowe, Quinn, Plutko, Brown) that might warrant a little dip into that 5%.
whydoicareanymore
June 20, 2013 - 12:52 AM EDT
Our draft strategy just plain sucks donkey balls. Poor thought process and execution. Each year in this regime sets us back 2 years compared to smart teams who know how to identify and develop talent.
Tony
June 19, 2013 - 10:25 PM EDT
Indians had no shot on Quinn. He is pretty locked into college.
Connor
June 19, 2013 - 10:20 PM EDT
Man...there goes any hope of getting Quinn or Brown....hopefully Plutko signs, but that Brady signing puts a dent in that too.

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