Detroit Tigers Sign First Round Pick Jonathon Crawford

MLB Draft ProsepctsThe Detroit Tigers reached an agreement with first-round pick Jonathan Crawford. He was 3-6 with a 3.84 ERA and 69 strikeouts for the Florida Gators in 2013.  Crawford,  21, will receive a full slot value  signing bonus of $2,001,700.

In 2012 Crawford posted a 2.30 ERA with a 13/2 strikeout to walk ratio in 15.2 innings, highlighted by a complete-game no-hitter against Bethune-Cookman in the Gainesville Regional (the first for a Florida pitcher since John Burke no hit Furman on May 23, 1991).

Crawford features a high octane fastball and a plus curveball and was rated the ninth best  pitching prospect heading into the draft according to Baseball America in the 19th best prospect overall.

Besides Crawford,  Detroit also reached agreement with 18 other players from this year’s draft.

 


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