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Angels sign first-round draft pick Jordon Adell

Angels sign first-round draft pick Jordon Adell

Three days after selecting high school outfielder Jordon Adell with the 10th pick in the major league draft — and just a day after the three-day draft ended — the Angels signed the 18-year-old.

The deal for the exact $4,376,800 slot was reached Thursday, making Adell the first No.1 draft pick to agree to terms. The Angels made the announcement on the video board at Thursday’s home game against the Kansas City Royals.

The agreement came after Adell passed his physical. He was at Thursday’s game.

"For me it was a no-brainer. I didn't want to waste any time and wanted to get right to work," he said.

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