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New York Yankees Sign No. 26 Overall Pick Eric Jagielo for Slot Recommendation

class="ui-droppable">The New York Yankees front office wasted no time in signing the No. 26 overall pick (their first selection of the first round), third baseman Eric Jagielo.

Jim Callis of Baseball America reports, via Twitter, that Jagielo's signing bonus will be $1,839,400—the exact amount of the assigned pick value for that selection in the draft. A list of slot recommendations can be found here.

Jagielo becomes the fifth first-rounder to sign with their major league clubs, while also becoming the first college player to be taken (and signed) by the Yankees since John-Ford Griffin in 2001.

For those interested in Griffin's major league career, he last played in the bigs in 2007 for the Toronto Blue Jays. He has just 23 at-bats ...

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