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D-backs, 3rd-rounder Liam Norris agree to deal

@HarriganMLB
July 1, 2020

The D-backs on Wednesday agreed to a deal with 2020 third-round Draft pick Liam Norris that includes an $800,000 signing bonus, a source told MLB.com’s Jim Callis. The club has not confirmed. A 6-foot-4 left-hander, Norris went 90th overall to Arizona out of high school in last month’s Draft. The

The D-backs on Wednesday agreed to a deal with 2020 third-round Draft pick Liam Norris that includes an $800,000 signing bonus, a source told MLB.com’s Jim Callis. The club has not confirmed.

A 6-foot-4 left-hander, Norris went 90th overall to Arizona out of high school in last month’s Draft. The slot value for the pick is $657,600.

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The University of North Carolina recruit throws a 90-96 mph fastball with late life, and his slider and curveball have both shown the potential to be plus pitches.

The D-backs took pitchers with four of their five picks in the 2020 Draft, and they’ve reached a deal with three of their selections, including first rounder Bryce Jarvis (18th overall).

Thomas Harrigan is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @HarriganMLB.