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1st rounder Renfroe, signs 1st contract

Hunter Renfroe Hunter Renfroe

The 13th overall pick and the Padres first round pick, Hunter Renfroe, has signed his first pro contract. The San Diego Padres announced the deal Tuesday morning.

Renfroe reportedly signed for right at his slot value of $2,675,000. He is in San Diego for his physical Tuesday and will report to the club's short season single-A team, the Eugene Emeralds, to begin his minor league career Wednesday.

This past season the Crystal Springs native hit .345 with an SEC-leading 16 home runs, helping Mississippi St. reach the College World Series final.

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