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Arkansas Razorbacks pitcher Trevor Stephan has signed with the New York Yankees for an $800,000 bonus, MLB.com reported Friday, while Arkansas State pitcher Tyler Zuber signed with the Kansas City Royals.

Stephan was 6-3 with a 2.87 ERA and 120 strikeouts in 91 innings for the Razorbacks this season after transferring from Hill (Texas) Junior College.

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The Yankees picked Stephan in the third round (92nd overall) of the Major League Baseball amateur draft Tuesday.

Stephan's signing bonus was a 36 percent increase over his projected slot value of $588,700.

Zuber, who was taken in the sixth round with the 180th overall pick by the Royals, was 6-1 with a 2.06 ERA and 80 strikeouts in 52 1/3 innings for the Red Wolves. Jim Callis of MLBPipeline.com tweeted that Zuber signed for $2,500, well below his projected slot value of $251,700.

Sports on 06/17/2017

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