According to a report from Baseball America, the Cubs have come to terms with first round pick Albert Almora.
The Cubs selected Albert Almora with the sixth pick in the June draft. According to Baseball America, Almora will receive a $3.9 million signing bonus.
Updated 2:22pm CDT – According to David Kaplan, Albert Almora is taking his physical today along with Duane Underwood. With the money the Cubs saved with their other draft picks they were able to pay Albert Almora slightly more than the slot value of $3.25 million.
Updated 8:18pm CDT – According to Baseball America, the Cubs went $373,800 over their bonus pool budget of $7,933,900.
Stay Tuned …
Follow ChicagoCubsOnline on Twitter: @TheCCO