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Pirates sign three more players from 2018 Draft

The Pittsburgh Pirates today signed the following players from the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Joe DelliCarri, Pirates Senior Director of Amateur Scouting.

30th Round: Jack Herman, OF, 6-0/190, Eastern High School (assigned to GCL Pirates) ... Was a 2018 Rawlings Perfect-Game second-team All-American ... Was a 2018 Northeast All-Region first-team selection ... Was a 2017 Underclass All-American ... Hit .556 with five home runs, 41 RBI and 48 runs scored during the 2018 season with Eastern (NJ) High School.

The Pittsburgh Pirates today signed the following players from the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Joe DelliCarri, Pirates Senior Director of Amateur Scouting.

30th Round: Jack Herman, OF, 6-0/190, Eastern High School (assigned to GCL Pirates) ... Was a 2018 Rawlings Perfect-Game second-team All-American ... Was a 2018 Northeast All-Region first-team selection ... Was a 2017 Underclass All-American ... Hit .556 with five home runs, 41 RBI and 48 runs scored during the 2018 season with Eastern (NJ) High School.

39th Round: Cody Smith, RHP, 6-0/202, Charleston Southern University (assigned to GCL Pirates) ... Was named a 2017 Big South All-Conference second-team selection ... Recorded a team-high eight saves, which ranked fourth in the Big South in 2017.

40th Round: Jake Mielock, RHP, 6-3/220, Colorado Mesa University GCL Pirates (assigned to GCL Pirates) ... Went 1-0 with a 7.04 ERA (30.2ip/24er) and 33 strikeouts in 14 appearances (one start) in 2018 with Colorado Mesa University.

The Pirates have now signed 27 players from the 2018 draft.

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