Report: Pirates agree to sign 12th rounder Dalton Friend

Pirates Prospects is reporting that the Pirates have agreed to sign 12th round draft pick Dalton Friend. Friend is a LHP from Jefferson College in Missouri and was ranked as the 328th best prospect in the draft by Baseball America.

Apparently, he will join the State College Spikes to begin his pro career. Friend projects to be more of a relief prospect, but it’s unknown how he will be used to start off his career.