Posted June 14, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Oakland Athletics have agreed to terms with first-round pick Billy McKinney on a deal that includes a $1.8 million bonus. McKinney, the 24th player selected overall, took batting practice at the Oakland Coliseum before Friday night's game between the A's and Seattle Mariners. A center fielder at Plano West High School in Plano, Texas, McKinney batted .372 with four home runs and 17 RBIs as a senior. The left-handed hitting McKinney struck out just six times in 2012. McKinney had committed to TCU before getting drafted by Oakland. The A's also reached agreement with second-round pick Chad Pinder, a shortstop from Virginia Tech. Oakland has now signed or agreed to terms with 27 of their 42 draft picks.
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