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Cubs sign second-round pick Dewees

North Florida outfielder was Atlantic Sun Player of the Year in 2015

CHICAGO -- The Cubs signed second-round Draft pick Donnie Dewees on Thursday, and they now have deals with 25 of their selections.

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Dewees' bonus with the Cubs was reportedly $1.7 million, according to's Jonathan Mayo. The outfielder was a semifinalist for the 2015 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award, and he was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Year.

A redshirt sophomore, Dewees batted .422 with 88 runs, 12 doubles, eight triples, 18 home runs and 68 RBIs in 60 games for North Florida this year.

Cubs Draft results

On Thursday, the Cubs also announced the signing of fourth-round pick Darryl Wilson and fifth round pick Tyler Petzmeier. Others to sign include infielder Matt Rose (11th round); left-hander Kyle Twomey (13th), right-hander Kyle Miller (19th), outfielder Alex Bautista (22nd), infielder Sutton Whiting (24th), catcher Ian Rice (29th), catcher Tyler Payne (30th), outfielder Daniel Spingola (31st), right-hander M.T. Minacci (33rd) and outfielder Donnie Cimino (37th).

The Cubs now have signed 14 of their top 20 picks.

Carrie Muskat is a reporter for She writes a blog, Muskat Ramblings. You can follow her on Twitter @CarrieMuskat and listen to her podcast.
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