All LSU Baseball draftees have signed

Here's how much money the eight LSU Baseball players drafted made after signing with their professional clubs.

The last of LSU's eight baseball players taken in the MLB Draft signed his professional contract Tuesday.

That completes the draft class of current players headed for the next level. Below is the complete list of LSU players that signed, how much they made with their signing bonus and a rundown of how they're performing early in their pro careers.

**Note: The number in parenthesis indicates the difference between the player's signing bonus and the assigned slot value for his pick

Round 1 (2): SS Alex Bregman (Houston Astros) - $5.9M (-$1.5M)

Round 2 (58): CF Andrew Stevenson (Washington Nationals) - $750K (-$308.1K)

Round 4 (130): C Kade Scivicque (Detroit Tigers) - $200K (-$226.8K)

Round 5 (165): OF Jared Foster (Los Angeles Angels) - $100K (-$204.7K)

Round 9 (259): LHP Zac Person (Houston Astros) - $10K (-$164.2K)

Round 9 (264): OF Mark Laird (Philadelphia Phillies) - $162.4K (=0)

Round 9 (275): 3B Conner Hale (Seattle Mariners) - $50K (-$108.3K)

Round 17 (521): C Chris Chinea (St. Louis Cardinals) – N/A

Worth noting is that all but one of LSU's draftees in the first 10 rounds signed below slot value. Seniors always come at a discount, so it's no surprise that guys like Scivicque, Foster, Person and Hale went cheap. But the first three juniors selected went below or at slot value. Laird was the only one to not come at a discount. Chinea's signing bonus has not been announced, but all players taken after the first 10 rounds can sign for a maximum of $100,000 without it affecting the team's draft pool.

While Bregman still takes in a massive payday, he went well below his slot. That's likely why the Astros decided to take him No. 2, because they could use those savings on their other top picks. Stevenson is another who's lower desired signing bonus contributed to his higher draft pick. He was projected to go anywhere from Rounds 2-6. He went at the high point of that range, and saved the Nationals more than $300,000.

Here's a rundown of where these players were assigned, and a look at the stats they've put up thus far:

Bregman (A, Quad Cities River Bandits) - .200 BA, 2 R, 2 RBI, 1 HR, .467 SLG

Stevenson (Short A, Auburn Doubledays) - .250 BA, 1 R, 1 RBI, .308 OBP

Scivicque - No Games Played

Foster (Rookie, Orem Owlz) - .333 BA, 3 R, 2 RBI, .455 OBP

Person (Short A, Tri-City Valley Cats) - 0-1, 0.00 ERA, 1.2 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 BB

Laird (Short A, Williamsport Crosscutters) - 3 AB, 1 BB, 1 SB

Hale (Short A, Everett Aquasox) - .100 BA, 2 R, 2 RBI, 1 2B

Chinea (Rookie, Johnson City Cardinals) - .438 BA, .750 SLG, 3 R, 5 RBI, 2 2B, 1 HR

LSU did also have five members of the 2015 signing class get taken in the MLB Draft. The two they expected to lose signed soon after the draft. The other three have told the LSU staff they plan to stick with their commitment.

Here's the breakdown of the five signees taken:

Round 4 (127): RHP Jacob Taylor (Pittsburgh Pirates) - $500K (+$60.6K)

Round 8 (235): SS Mitch Piatnik (Cincinnati Reds) - $200K (+$26.4K)

Round 30 (910): RHP Cole McKay (Detroit Tigers) - Will come to LSU

Round 31 (937): RHP Riley Smith (Pittsburgh Pirates) - Will come to LSU

Round 32 (970): SS Trey Dawson (Detroit Tigers) - Will come to LSU




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