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Marlins agree with 2nd-rounder Lilek, 7 others

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MIAMI -- The Marlins have agreed to terms with their second-round Draft pick, left-handed pitcher Brett Lilek from Arizona State, for $1 million, according to MLB.com's Jim Callis.

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MIAMI -- The Marlins have agreed to terms with their second-round Draft pick, left-handed pitcher Brett Lilek from Arizona State, for $1 million, according to MLB.com's Jim Callis.

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While the club has yet to confirm the Lilek agreement, it announced prior to Monday's matchup with the Yankees that it came to terms with seven other Draft picks: sixth-rounder Justin Cohen (catcher, Riverview HS/Fla.), seventh-rounder Travis Neubeck (RHP, Indian Hills CC), eighth-rounder Chris Paddack (RHP, Cedar Park HS/Texas), 12th-rounder Terry Bennett (CF, Atlantic Coast HS/Fla.), 13th-rounder RJ Peace (RHP, Serrano HS/Calif.), 14th-rounder Jordan Hillyer (RHP, Kennesaw State) and 20th-rounder Korey Dunbar (catcher, North Carolina).

• Marlins' Draft picks

Lilek, a 6-foot-4 junior, was nabbed by the Marlins with the 50th pick. He was 4-2 with a 3.20 ERA with the Sun Devils this season and features a fastball that reaches 94 mph.

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The 18-year-old Cohen previously committed to play collegiately for Florida State. Meanwhile, Paddack had committed to Texas A&M and Bennett was committed to Florida International University.

Steve Wilaj is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

 

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