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All-Americans sign for $52 million

All American Game : : Story
Patrick Ebert        
Published: Saturday, July 13, 2013

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The 2013 signing deadline for this year's draft was at 5:00 pm EST on Friday, July 12, and 41 of the 57 former Perfect Game All-Americans that were drafted this year ended up signing with the teams that selected them.  Excluding four players whose signing bonuses had not been revealed (John Magliozzi, Shane Rowland, Jacob Morris, Ricky Jacquez), the collective total that these players signed for was $52,700,980.  That is an average of over $1.42 million per player.

The highest drafted PG All-American, Kris Bryant, the No. 2 overall pick of the Chicago Cubs, agreed to terms two days prior to the deadline for over $6.7 million.  The highest drafted players among those that participated in the 2012 Classic, Kohl Stewart and Clint Frazier, the drafts Nos. 4 and 5 overall selections, signed for $4,554,400 and $3,500,000 respectively.

Since the game's inception in 2003, 132 players have been drafted in the first round, and over 70 have made their MLB debut, including the most recent players to enjoy a big-league promotion, Grant Green and Sonny Gray of the Oakland Athletics.  Seven PG All-Americans will also suit up for this year's All-Star Game at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets: Bryce Harper, Buster Posey, Andrew McCutchen, Matt Harvey, Madison Bumgarner, Jose Fernandez and Freddie Freeman.

Over the last five drafts, 79 former PG All-Americans have been taken in the first round, including the No. 1 overall pick for three years in a row in Bryce Harper (2010), Gerrit Cole (2011) and Carlos Correa (2012).  That total number extends to over 100 the last seven drafts (2007-2013).

Here are the Perfect Game All-Americans selected in the 2013 MLB Draft and the bonuses they signed for, if they signed.  For the players that didn't sign, their college commitment (or the school they attended in 2013 for returning college players) is listed in parenthesis.

Round Pick Player Team Bonus
1 2 Kris Bryant Chicago Cubs $6,708,400
1 4 Kohl Stewart Minnesota Twins $4,544,400
1 5 Clint Frazier Cleveland Indians $3,500,000
1 7 Trey Ball Boston Red Sox $2,750,000
1 9 Austin Meadows Pittsburgh Pirates $3,029,600
1 11 Dominic Smith New York Mets $2,600,000
1 14 Reese McGuire Pittsburgh Pirates $2,369,800
1 16 J.P. Crawford Philadelphia Phillies $2,299,300
1 21 Nick Ciuffo Tampa Bay Rays $1,974,700
1 24 Billy McKinney Oakland Athletics $1,800,000
1 28 Rob Kaminsky St. Louis Cardinals $1,785,300
1 30 Travis Demeritte Texas Rangers $1,900,000
1 33 Ian Clarkin New York Yankees $1,650,100
1S 37 Josh Hart Baltimore Orioles $1,450,000
1S 38 Michael Lorenzen Cincinnati Reds $1,500,000
2 47 Clinton Hollon Toronto Blue Jays $467,280
2 49 Austin Wilson Seattle Mariners $1,700,000
2 52 Justin Williams Arizona Diamondbacks $1,050,000
2 57 Oscar Mercado St. Louis Cardinals $1,500,000
2 66 Gosuke Katoh New York Yankees $845,700
2 67 Kevin Franklin Cincinnati Reds $675,000
3 87 JaCoby Jones Pittsburgh Pirates $612,000
3 89 Cord Sandberg Philadelphia Phillies $775,000
3 96 Jan Hernandez Philadelphia Phillies
4 107 Conrad Gregor Houston Astros $481,900
4 110 Stephen Gonsalves Minnesota Twins $700,000
4 131 Dylan Covey Oakland Athletics $370,000
4 132 Brian Ragira San Francisco Giants $415,000
6 170 Brian Navarreto Minnesota Twins $262,500
6 171 Casey Shane Cleveland Indians $150,000
7 211 Trey Williams Philadelphia Phillies $175,000
7 215 Chris Rivera St. Louis Cardinals $150,000
7 221 Dustin Driver Oakland Athletics $500,000
11 337 Jonah Wesely Los Angeles Angels $210,000
12 360 Dane McFarland Arizona Diamondbacks $300,000
13 383 Jordan Sheffield Boston Red Sox Did not sign (Vanderbilt)
13 391 Joey Martarano Philadelphia Phillies Did not sign (Boise State - football)
15 454 Billy Flamion Los Angeles Dodgers $100,000
17 506 John Magliozzi New York Mets SIGNED
19 581 A.J. Vanegas Oakland Athletics Did not sign (Stanford)
20 591 Shane Rowland Cleveland Indians SIGNED
22 653 Ryan Boldt Boston Red Sox Did not sign (Nebraska)
24 723 Jacob Morris Chicago White Sox SIGNED
24 735 Brett Morales Cincinnati Reds Did not sign (Florida)
25 743 Derik Beauprez Boston Red Sox Did not sign (Miami)
25 746 Ricky Jacquez New York Mets SIGNED
27 825 Zack Collins Cincinnati Reds Did not sign (Miami)
28 849 Robert Tyler Baltimore Orioles Did not sign (Georgia)
29 871 Cavan Biggio Philadelphia Phillies Did not sign (Notre Dame)
30 895 Rowdy Tellez Toronto Blue Jays $850,000
31 928 Chris Okey San Diego Padres Did not sign (Clemson)
35 1037 Kacy Clemens Houston Astros Did not sign (Texas)
35 1056 A.J. Puk Detroit Tigers Did not sign (Florida)
37 1098 Jeremy Martinez Chicago Cubs Did not sign (Southern California)
37 1126 Karsten Whitson Washington Nationals Did not sign (Florida)
38 1150 Sheldon Neuse Texas Rangers Did not sign (Oklahoma)
39 1164 John Sternagel Kansas City Royals Did not sign (Florida)
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