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New York Yankees sign first-round pick Trey Sweeney

Lafayette Aviators third baseman Trey Sweeney (2) throws to first during the eighth inning of a prospect league baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 at Loeb Stadium in Lafayette. The Champion City Kings won, 12-11 in 10 innings.

Final Aviators Game At Loeb Stadium
Lafayette Aviators third baseman Trey Sweeney (2) throws to first during the eighth inning of a prospect league baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 at Loeb Stadium in Lafayette. The Champion City Kings won, 12-11 in 10 innings. Final Aviators Game At Loeb Stadium

The New York Yankees agreed to terms Monday with shortstop Trey Sweeney, the No. 20 overall pick in the 2021 MLB Draft.

Multiple outlets reported that Sweeney signed for $3 million, which is $242,900 under the slot value of the pick.

Sweeney, 21, starred at Eastern Illinois and was named the 2021 Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year after batting .382 with a .522 on-base percentage, .712 slugging percentage, 14 home runs and 58 RBIs.

He was named a first-team All-American by Baseball America and the American Baseball Coaches Association.

–Field Level Media