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Sean Hjelle officially signs with San Francisco Giants

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Kentucky pitcher Sean Hjelle has officially signed with the San Francisco Giants, ending his career as a Wildcat.

According to MLB analyst Jim Callis, Hjelle’s deal will be worth $1,587,600.

Hjelle joins Kole Cottam, Zack Haake, Luke Heyer, Justin Lewis, Troy Squires, Trey Dawson, and Ben Aklinski as Wildcats to officially sign with MLB clubs.

Cottam reportedly signed with the Red Sox for $375,000.

Haake signed with the Royals above pick value at $300,000.

Heyer signed with the Dodgers for $47,500, well under his expected pick value of $155,300.

Lewis has reportedly signed with the Diamondbacks, though no numbers have been announced yet.

Same goes with Squires, Dawson, and Aklinski.

Best of luck to the former Wildcats in their professional baseball journeys.

Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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