Detroit Tigers, Spencer Torkelson agree on contract

Spencer Torkelson
Posted at 4:16 PM, Jun 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-30 16:16:17-04

(WXYZ) — The Detroit Tigers have officially signed first-round pick Spencer Torkelson. The team announced Tuesday afternoon it had come to a deal.

Reporter Jim Callis reported the agreement included a signing bonus of more than $8.4 million, the largest in MLB Draft history.

The deal also comes just one day before the team is expected to begin training camp at Comerica Park on Wednesday.