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Astros fail to sign Brady Aiken

Updated: July 19, 2014, 2:24 AM ET
Associated Press

The Houston Astros failed to sign the first pick in this year's draft, San Diego high school left-hander Brady Aiken, before Friday's deadline.

The head of the players' association says the union is working with the pitcher and his advisers to explore "all legal options."

Aiken originally was offered a deal with a $6.5 million signing bonus by the Astros, a person familiar with the negotiations said earlier this week, speaking on condition of anonymity because no statements ...

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