Indians sign Kime and Mathews
The Indians have inked two more draft picks as 3rd round pick right-handed pitcher Dace Kime and 7th round pick left-handed pitcher Kenny Mathews both signed deals on Friday.
Kime signed for $525,000 which was $167,200 below the $692,200 slot for the pick, and Mathews signed for $150,000 which was $44,800 below the $194,800 for the pick. The Indians have signed seven of their nine bonus pool picks in the first ten rounds and are currently $332,100 under budget.
The Indians have now officially signed 19 players from the draft, though a few more are coming this weekend and some more will trickle in over the next several days before the July 12th signing deadline.
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