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A's have deal with 1st-round pick (sources)

@mattkellyMLB
June 14, 2019

The A’s have agreed to terms with Clemson shortstop Logan Davidson, the 29th overall pick in this year’s Draft, sources tell MLB.com’s Jim Callis. The deal, which Oakland has not confirmed, is for the full slot value of $2,424,600. Davidson, 21, is the son of former Major Leaguer Mark Davidson,

The A’s have agreed to terms with Clemson shortstop Logan Davidson, the 29th overall pick in this year’s Draft, sources tell MLB.com’s Jim Callis. The deal, which Oakland has not confirmed, is for the full slot value of $2,424,600.

Davidson, 21, is the son of former Major Leaguer Mark Davidson, an outfielder for the Twins and Astros from 1986-91. He was MLB Pipeline’s 22nd-ranked prospect entering the Draft, seen as a switch-hitter with raw power at the plate, solid speed on the bases and a strong arm and athleticism at the shortstop position.

“We’re extremely excited that Logan was available when we made our selection,” said A’s scouting director Eric Kubota. “He’s a two-way shortstop that is able to contribute offensively at a premium position and we’re looking forward to seeing him in Green & Gold.”

Matt Kelly is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter at @mattkellyMLB.