Twins sign first-round pick Trevor Larnach
The Twins have signed their first-round draft pick, Oregon State outfielder Trevor Larnach.
Larnach, 21, signed late because he was in the College World Series, which the Beavers won last week. The deadline is Friday.
The slot value for Larnach, the 20th overall pick, signed for a $2.55 million bonus, a source confirmed. That’s below slot value of $3.12 million.
He will report to the Twins rookie league team in Elizabethton, Tenn.
Larnach had 19 home runs and 77 RBI in 68 games for Oregon State, hitting .343 with a .652 slugging percentage in his breakout junior season. The 6-4, 210-pounder chose college after he was taken in the 40th round of the 2015 draft by San Diego out of College Park High School in Pleasant Hill, Calif.
The Twins saved some money from their bonus pool of $5.933 million as they attempt to sign their fifth round pick, Florida State pitcher Cole Sands, and sixth round pick, New York high school infielder Charles Mack. Mack is committed to Clemson, so it’s likely he’ll have to be signed above his slot value of $253,700.