From the Wire … Cubs Sign First Round Pick Albert Almora

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 CDTAccording 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 CDTAccording to Baseball America, the Cubs went $373,800 over their bonus pool budget of $7,933,900.

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