Reds announce signing of 21 draft picks

Published: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 @ 3:36 PM

The Reds mascot, Mr. Redlegs, carries a flag after a victory against the Cardinals on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.
David Jablonski - Staff Writer
The Reds mascot, Mr. Redlegs, carries a flag after a victory against the Cardinals on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.(David Jablonski - Staff Writer)

The Cincinnati Reds announced Tuesday they have signed 21 of their 41 draft picks.

Among the players who have signed are three of the team’s top-fourselections: second-round pick Lyon Richardson, a right-handed pitcher from Jensen Beach, Fla.; their third pick, from the competitive balance round, Josiah Gray, a right-handed pitcher from Le Moyne College; and their third-round pick, right-fielder Bren Spillane, the Big Ten Player of the Year from the the University of Illinois.

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First-round pick Jonathan India, a third baseman for the Florida Gators, remains unsigned. Florida advanced to the College World Series with a 3-2 victory over Auburn on Monday, winning on a walk-off home run in the 11th inning.

The Reds also signed their ninth-round pick, right-handed pitcher Andrew McDonald, a Mason High School graduate, and their 24th-round pick, Connor Curlis, a left-handed pitcher from Ohio State and Findlay, Ohio.

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