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Pirates sign two more players from 2017 Draft

The Pittsburgh Pirates today signed the following players from the 2017 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Joe DelliCarri, Pirates Director of Amateur Scouting.

Round Name Position Height/Weight School Affiliate Assignment
2 Calvin Mitchell OF 6-1/200 Rancho Bernardo High School GCL Pirates

Was a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game First-Team All-American and California All-Region First-Team selection…Hit .369 (38-for-103) with six doubles, 11 home runs and 34 RBI in 34 games as a senior at Rancho Bernardo…Also hit 12 home runs during his junior season…Was ranked by MLBPipeline.com as the 79th-best prospect available in the draft…Attended the same high school as current Pirates pitcher Trevor Williams.

The Pittsburgh Pirates today signed the following players from the 2017 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Joe DelliCarri, Pirates Director of Amateur Scouting.

Round Name Position Height/Weight School Affiliate Assignment
2 Calvin Mitchell OF 6-1/200 Rancho Bernardo High School GCL Pirates

Was a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game First-Team All-American and California All-Region First-Team selection…Hit .369 (38-for-103) with six doubles, 11 home runs and 34 RBI in 34 games as a senior at Rancho Bernardo…Also hit 12 home runs during his junior season…Was ranked by MLBPipeline.com as the 79th-best prospect available in the draft…Attended the same high school as current Pirates pitcher Trevor Williams.

Round Name Position Height/Weight School Affiliate Assignment
Comp. Rd. B Conner Uselton OF 6-3/190 Southmoore High School GCL Pirates

Was a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game First-Team All-American and West All-Region First-Team selection…Hit .467 with seven home runs and 30 RBI as a senior while being named to The Oklahoman's All-State and Big All-City teams…Was ranked 46th by MLBPipeline.com on the 2017 Prospect Watch list… Also played quarterback in high school.

The Pirates have now signed 12 players from the 2017 draft.

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