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Rockies sign four more picks from Draft

DETROIT -- The Rockies announced Friday that they signed four more picks from the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, including outfielder Max White, the second-round pick out of Williston High School (Fla.).

White, the 73rd overall pick -- who batted .407 with four home runs and 23 RBIs his final high school season -- signed for a $1 million bonus, MLB.com has learned. White had signed a scholarship offer from Florida.

The Rockies also announced the signings of catcher Tom Murphy, a third-round pick from the University at Buffalo; catcher Wilfredo Rodriguez, a seventh-round pick from the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy; and first baseman Correlle Prime, a 12th-round pick from Manatee High School (Fla.). The Rockies have signed 28 picks, including each of the top six.

DETROIT -- The Rockies announced Friday that they signed four more picks from the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, including outfielder Max White, the second-round pick out of Williston High School (Fla.).

White, the 73rd overall pick -- who batted .407 with four home runs and 23 RBIs his final high school season -- signed for a $1 million bonus, MLB.com has learned. White had signed a scholarship offer from Florida.

The Rockies also announced the signings of catcher Tom Murphy, a third-round pick from the University at Buffalo; catcher Wilfredo Rodriguez, a seventh-round pick from the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy; and first baseman Correlle Prime, a 12th-round pick from Manatee High School (Fla.). The Rockies have signed 28 picks, including each of the top six.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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