HunterRedman

Dodgers sign 2014 draft picks Redman, Bereszniewicz, Whiting, Baranik

HunterRedman

The Dodgers have now signed 28 out of 40 picks from the 2014 MLB Draft after agreeing to terms with eighth-rounder Hunter Redman, 28th rounder Bill Bereszniewicz, 30th rounder Brant Whiting, and 33rd rounder Carson Baranik. Unfortunately, 19th rounder Gary Cornish has decided to not sign in favor of attending the University Of San Diego.

The signing of Redman completes the bonus pool draft class for the team, and even if he does end up getting slot (I’m not so sure he will), the team will end up under the penalty that costs them a draft pick for next year. However, they still may opt to go over slot on unsigned players taken in the later rounds, so we have to wait and see for what the penalty will eventually end up as.

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Dodgers 2014 MLB Draft Picks

Dodgers select RHP Grant Holmes at No. 22 in the 2014 MLB Draft
Dodgers select OF Alex Verdugo in the 2nd round of the 2014 MLB Draft
Dodgers take John Richy, Jeff Brigham, Jared Walker in rounds 3-5 of 2014 MLB Draft
Dodgers take Stewart, Oaks, Redman, Campbell, Hering in rounds 6-10 of 2014 MLB Draft
Dodgers picks Vanegas, Freeman, Allen highlight rounds 11-25 of the 2014 MLB Draft
Dodgers picks Sylvester, Bain, Moore highlight rounds 26-40 of the 2014 MLB Draft

Dodgers sign 10 picks from 2014 draft, including Verdugo, Richy, Walker, De Jong, Kowalczyk
Dodgers sign 2014 draft picks Jeff Brigham (4th) & Trevor Oaks (7th)
Dodgers sign 10 more 2014 draft picks, including Taylor, Freeman, Wolfe, Vela, Allen
Dodgers sign 2014 first-round pick Grant Holmes

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Draft Bonus Pool Reminder

All money paid to picks in the first 10 rounds count toward the bonus pool of $4,947,700. Players selected from rounds 11-40 can be paid up to $100,000 without affecting the bonus pool, but whatever amount given over $100,000 counts against the bonus pool.

So what’s the penalty for going over?

Up to 4.999 percent over ($5,195,084) the team pays a 75 percent tax on the amount over. Up to 9.999 percent over ($5,442,469) the team pays the 75 percent tax on the amount over and loses next year’s first-round pick. Up to 14.999 percent over ($5,689,854) the team pays a 100 percent tax on the amount over and loses next year’s first-round and second-round picks. From 15 percent ($5,689,855) and up the team pays the 100 percent tax on the amount over and loses the first-round pick for the next two years.

So basically the Dodgers can use up to $5,195,084 on this year’s bonus pool draft picks without losing anything significant aside from money.

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Round Player Slot Bonus Difference
1 Grant Holmes $1,980,500 $2,500,000 +$519,500
2 Alex Verdugo $914,600 $914,600 $0
3 John Richy $534,400 $534,400 $0
4 Jeff Brigham $396,300 $396,300 $0
5 Jared Walker $296,700 $296,700 $0
6 Brock Stewart $222,200 $190,000 -$30,200
7 Trevor Oaks $166,600 $161,600 -$5,000
8 Hunter Redman $154,500 Signed Unknown
9 Matt Campbell $144,300 $20,000 -$124,300
10 Colin Hering $137,600 $5,000 -$132,600
Total 2014 Draft $4,947,700 $5,018,600 +$225,400

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Round Player Slot Bonus Difference
11 A.J. Vanegas $100,000 Limit Not Signed N/A
12 Kameron Uter $100,000 Limit Not Signed N/A
13 Ryan Taylor $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
14 Kelvin Ramos $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
15 Joe Broussard $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
16 Devan Ahart $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
17 Tyler Wampler $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
18 Clint Freeman $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
19 Gary Cornish $100,000 Limit Will Not Sign None
20 Brian Wolfe $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
21 Ivan Vela $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
22 Bubby Rossman $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
23 Andrew Godbold $100,000 Limit Not Signed N/A
24 Jimmy Allen $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
25 Matt Jones $100,000 Limit Not Signed N/A
26 Deion Ulmer $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
27 Harlan Richter $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
28 Bill Bereszniewicz $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
29 Christian Trent $100,000 Limit Not Signed N/A
30 Brant Whiting $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
31 Derrick Sylvester $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
32 Scott De Jong $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
33 Carson Baranik $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
34 Hunter Bross $100,000 Limit Not Signed N/A
35 Tanner Chauncey $100,000 Limit Not Signed N/A
36 Kyle Kocher $100,000 Limit Not Signed N/A
37 Karch Kowalczyk $100,000 Limit Signed Unknown
38 Caleb Ferguson $100,000 Limit Not Signed N/A
39 Jeff Bain $100,000 Limit Not Signed N/A
40 Sam Moore $100,000 Limit Not Signed N/A
Total 2014 Draft 0 Over Limit Unknown Unknown


482 comments
CyKershaw
CyKershaw

I remember two years ago people were very concerned about loosing a pick for going over slot.  During an interview after the deadline, Logan White commented that they were never in danger of losing a pick.  I imagine if the Dodgers had a chance at several sure-fire 1st rounders in later rounds they may be tempted but no one in this year's draft is even remotely close.

Boxxybabee
Boxxybabee

“We may walk Bartolo intentionally a couple of times just to get him on the basepaths, see him run around a little bit.” - Bob Melvin

Disgruntled Goat
Disgruntled Goat moderator

pretty sure that if i wrote a kylebot comment generator it would have eventually come up with the comment below. 

Boxxybabee
Boxxybabee

My coworkers are writing erotic Sonic the Hedgehog fanfic. >.<

P_F_P
P_F_P

I love that the wiki has an entry for "YHIHF (or "You Heard It Here First)" that defines it as being about posting things that have already been said by others and are therefore repetitive, and then the following entry is "You Heard It Here First" with the exact same definition.

KMT59
KMT59

@efb I'm going to need your name so I can leave the ticket at will call...DM me

Kershiser
Kershiser

What are peoples thoughts on Falsone Vs Conte?

Dang88
Dang88

OMG on MLB Network quotes of Mattingly saying Puig can't hurt himself more by playing so most likely playing today

efb
efb

Today I learned that my loins are clairvoyant  

efb
efb

I WON!?!?!?!?!?

Disgruntled Goat
Disgruntled Goat moderator

@Kershiser i think sue can take him, she has stamina. but in a short fight, conte has the edge. 

P_F_P
P_F_P

@Dang88 "One of your players might be injured." "How can we heal him?" "The best possible thing to do would be to make sure he engages in no strenuous physical activity for a prolonged period of time." "Okay, we'll do that." "...Really?" "Naw, we'll do the opposite, fuck you."

P_F_P
P_F_P

@efb you have pet lions? this seems dangerous.

efb
efb

All I ask is that no one takes my picutre

KMT59
KMT59

@efb Do you work at random generator...and where are my lotto numbers for tonight?????

efb
efb

YES!! THANK YOU KMT CANT WAIT TO MEET YOU!

Kershiser
Kershiser

@Dustin Nosler @Kershiser From what I read, players liked Falsone, but it could have been PR related that players wouldn't talk negatively about the first female trainer.

TheConman
TheConman

@efb the television cameras will do that for us. Just look for the guy next to KMT

efb
efb

:D So excited!!!!

BIah
BIah

@efb I'll be at the game too.  See you there

BIah
BIah

@efb @BIah I know you think I'm an asshole for backing out of the previous tickets, I really didn't want to but there were some extenuating circumstances