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D-backs sign Draft picks Tabor, Watson Jr.

In total, Arizona agreed to terms with 31 of its 41 selections from the 2017 First-Year Player Draft, including each of its first 13, 19 of its first 21 and 30 of its first 36. The deadline to sign 2017 draft selections was today at 2:00 p.m. MST.
July 7, 2017

The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) agreed to terms with 2 additional selections from the 2017 First-Year Player Draft, third-round pick RHP Matt Tabor and 18th-round round pick OF Kevin Watson Jr.   In total, Arizona agreed to terms with 31 of its 41 selections from the 2017 First-Year Player Draft, including

The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) agreed to terms with 2 additional selections from the 2017 First-Year Player Draft, third-round pick RHP Matt Tabor and 18th-round round pick OF Kevin Watson Jr.
 
In total, Arizona agreed to terms with 31 of its 41 selections from the 2017 First-Year Player Draft, including each of its first 13, 19 of its first 21 and 30 of its first 36. The deadline to sign 2017 draft selections was today at 2:00 p.m. MST.
 
RHP Matt Tabor (Round 3, Pick 82) | B/T: R/R | Age: 18 (7/14/98) | 6-2, 160 | Milton Academy (Mass.)
OF Kevin Watson Jr. (Round 18, Pick 532) | B/T: L/R | Age: 18 (5/25/99) | 6-1, 190 | Beaverton HS (Ore.)

  • Committed to play for Oregon State next fall, and rated by Baseball Northwest as the No. 3 high school prospect in Oregon.
  • Hit .473 in 2017 with 6 home runs, 18 walks, 7 strikeouts, and stole 37 bases in 40 attempts.
  • His father, Kevin Watson Sr., was a Minor League outfielder in the Giants' system.