Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Cubs sign second-round pick Zastryzny
The Chicago Cubs announced Tuesday the signing of left-handed pitcher Rob Zastryzny, their second-round draft pick earlier this month.
Selected with the 41st overall pick out of Missouri, Zastryzny is one of eight draft picks signed by the Cubs. The 21-year-old Zastryzny had a 2-9 record with a 3.38 ERA and 82 strikeouts in 90 2/3 innings as a junior at Missouri.
The Cubs have also signed right-handed pitcher Zachary Godley (10th round), catcher Cael Brockmeyer (16th round), shortstop Giuseppe Papaccio (18th round), second baseman Zak Blair (20th round), left fielder Kevin Brown (22nd round), left-handed pitcher Tyler Ihrig (23rd round) and right-handed pitcher Zak Hermans (30th round).
Third baseman Kris Bryant, the No. 2 pick in the draft, remains unsigned.
Teams have until July 12 to sign their draft picks.