Pirates sign 8th rounder Kevin Ross

The #Pirates signed 8th-round pick, Kevin Ross, for $130K … He was signed with #Michigan, but was not going there in the fall. #mlbdraft

— Kendall Rogers (@KendallRogersPG) July 13, 2012

Ross was ranked by Baseball America as the #225 prospect in the draft. He is a shortstop from Niles West HS in Illinois. In his senior season, he hit .452 with two home runs.

His $130K bonus is almost right at slot value for his pick, which was set at $138,200.