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Clemson standout Caden Grice signs MLB contract – TigerNet


Caden Grice signed a contract worth $1.25 million with the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to MLB.com.


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caden grice signed his second-round MLB contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, MLB.com reports.

According to the report, Grice signed for $1.25 million, which was slightly above the slot value for the pick ($1.2 million).

He emerged in a starring role this season as a pitcher and first baseman, which was enough to win him the John Olerud Award for the nation’s top double standout.

He was 8-1 with a 3.35 ERA, a .196 opponent batting average, and 101 strikeouts against 33 walks in 78.0 innings pitched in 14 starts on the mound. At the plate, the first-team All-American hit .307 with 18 home runs, one triple, 15 doubles, 68 RBIs, 60 runs scored, .618 slugging percentage, .411 on-base percentage and four steals in 59 games.

In his three-year career at Tiger, he is 10-2 with a 3.73 ERA, a .203 opponent batting average and 122 strikeouts to 46 walks in 94.0 innings pitched in 26 appearances (17 starts). At the plate, he’s hitting .288 with 45 home runs, two triples, 35 doubles, 161 RBIs, 145 runs scored and 12 steals in 168 games.

Grice was the highest overall draft pick by a Tigers pitcher since 2007 and the first Tiger drafted by the Diamondbacks since 2018 (ryan miller).

Clemson signee Dillon Head also had a contract with the San Diego Padres announced Tuesday.

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