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Indians 2017 draft tracker: Who has signed so far, and for how much?

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An update on which Indians draft picks have agreed to a deal

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Every pick through the end of round 10 of the MLB draft has a slot value. This is sort of a recommended signing bonus for each of those picks. The number one overall pick has a slot value of $7.7 million this year, all the way down to the final few picks of the 10th round, which have a slot value of $131,300. Teams can still sign their draft picks for however much they want, but if their total expenditures on players in the first 10 rounds exceeds the combined slot value of those picks, they are fined. If they exceed their budget by more than 5 percent, they forfeit a pick in next year's draft.

It is important that teams draft some players they expect to sign for "below slot." College seniors are the most likely players to do that, as they don't have the option of staying in school and waiting to be drafted again. Drafting (and signing) such players frees up room to go "over slot" for players who aren't going to sign unless there's enough money on the table. This mostly applies to top high school players, all of whom have scholarship offers they can take instead of signing.

The Indians had 10 draft picks before the end of round 10 this year. They drafted three high school players with those picks, and seven college players. Only one college player in the first 10 rounds was a senior. As outlined previously, their total draft pool amount was $3,829,000.

Here are those players, along with other pertinent information, the most important item being whether or not they've agreed to a deal yet, and if so, whether it's above or below their slot value:

Top 10 Rounds Bonus Tracker

Round Pick Player Position School Slot Value Actual Bonus Difference
Round Pick Player Position School Slot Value Actual Bonus Difference
2 64 Quentin Holmes CF Monsignor McClancy HS $969,900 $988,970 -$19,070
CB 71 Tyler Freeman SS Etiwanda HS $816,500 $816,500 $0
3 102 Johnathan Rodriguez OF Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy $527,600 $450,000 $77,600
4 132 Ernie Clement 2B Virginia $393,900 $350,000 $43,900
5 162 Austin Wade CF TCU $293,800 $293,800 $0
6 192 Michael Rivera C Florida $228,000
7 222 Kirk McCarty LHP Southern Mississippi $179,500 $250,000 -$70,500
8 252 Eli Morgan RHP Gonzaga $150,200 $135,000 $15,200
9 282 James Karinchak RHP Bryant University $138,300 $138,300 $0
10 312 Jesse Berardi SS St. John's $131,300 $131,300 $0
11-40 $0 $75,000 -$75,000
Total Spent Remaining
$3,829,000 $3,628,870 $200,130

The first 10 rounds aren’t the only ones that matter, of course. The Tribe have hit some home runs in previous years on Day Three, which is composed of rounds 11-40. Beginning this year, any player drafted in rounds 11-40 can be offered up to $125,000 to sign. They’re allowed to offer more than $125,000, of course, but the extra money will be deducted from the team’s total draft pool for rounds 1-10. In rounds 11-40, the Indians drafted 11 high school players, 15 college players and four community college players.

Here are how rounds 11-40 have panned out thus far and who has signed:

Rounds 11-40 Draft Tracker

Round Pick Player Position School Signed? Bonus
Round Pick Player Position School Signed? Bonus
11 342 Matthew Turner LHP Miami Palmetto HS Yes 200K
12 372 Dante Mendoza RHP Torrance HS
13 402 Angel Lopez Alvarez C Northhampton CC Yes $80K
14 432 Oscar Serratos SS Grayson HS
15 462 Kyle Nelson LHP UC Santa Barbara Yes 125K
16 492 Nick Gallagher RHP Iowa Yes $125K
17 522 Pedro Alfonseca OF Black Hawk College Yes $100K
18 552 Dillon Persinger 2B Cal State Fullerton Yes $125K
19 582 Josh Nashed RHP San Jose State Yes $75K
20 612 Jonathan Teaney RHP San Diego Yes $125K
21 642 Tyler Friis 2B Indiana State Yes $100K
22 672 Clark Scolamiero OF North Greenville U Yes $75K
23 702 Jordan Scheftz RHP Central Florida Yes $100K
24 732 Riley Echols RHP Freed Hardeman U Yes $5K
25 762 Chandler Ferguson RHP Jefferson HS Yes $125K
26 792 Tommy DeJuneas RHP North Carolina State Yes $75K
27 822 Casey Opitz C Heritage HS
28 852 Michael Hendrickson LHP Michigan Yes $125K
29 882 Tre' Gantt CF Ohio State Yes $100K
30 912 Zack Draper LHP College of Idaho Yes $5K
31 942 Asa Lacy LHP Tivy HS
32 972 Mitch Reeves RF Florida Southern Yes $5K
33 1002 Michael Cooper 1B Ridge Point HS Yes $125K
34 1032 Cole Turney RF Travis HS
35 1062 Spencer Strider RHP Christian Academy of Knoxville
36 1092 Jorge Arellano LHP Downey HS
37 1122 Austin Martin SS Trinity Christian Academy
38 1152 Scott Kobos LHP St. Johns River State
39 1182 Joshua Rolette C Kansas State
40 1212 Cole Kleszcz OF College of the Canyons