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Pirates sign second-round pick LHP Solometo

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed second-round pick Anthony Solometo.

The Pirates gave the 18-year-old left-handed pitcher a $2.8 million signing bonus on Tuesday, nearly $1 million above the $1.99 million slot value for the 37th overall pick.

The signing came two days after Pittsburgh agreed to terms with top overall pick, catcher Henry Davis.

Solometo is the ninth Pirates’ draft pick to sign with the team.

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