Yankees sign first pick

June, 12, 2013
6/12/13
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The Yankees have signed their first pick, Eric Jagielo, according to Baseball America. The Yankees confirmed the signing Friday afternoon. Baseball Ameria said the deal was for $1,839,400.

The Yankees like Jagielo because he fits their stadium. He is a 6-foot-3, 215-pound, left-handed hitting third baseman. Since he is a college kid, he might be closer to the majors than Dante Bichette Jr., who was the Yankees' first pick (No. 51) in 2011. Bichette, also a third baseman, is hitting .212 with four homers and 35 RBIs in 59 games at Single-A Charleston.

Bichette is 20, while Jagielo is 21.
Andrew Marchand is a senior writer for ESPNNewYork. He also regularly contributes to SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight, ESPNews, ESPN New York 98.7 FM and ESPN Radio. He joined ESPN in 2007 after nine years at the New York Post. Follow Andrew on Twitter »

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