Brewers’ supplemental first-rounder to sign

Mitch Haniger, the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo outfielder selected by the Brewers with the 38th overall pick in the First-Year Player Draft, tweeted this afternoon that he is set to sign with Milwaukee on Thursday, presumably after passing a physical exam.

A baseball source confirmed late Monday that the sides have a tentative agreement, and said Haniger would get a $1.2 million bonus. That’s below the baseball’s $1.359 million recommendation for the 38th overall selection.

The Brewers already signed their other two picks from Day 1 of the Draft, prep catcher Clint Coulter and college outfielder Victor Roache.

Haniger, 21, is a 6-foot-2, 215-pound center fielder. He was the runaway Big West Conference leader in home runs (13), RBIs (64), slugging percentage (.626) and total bases (132).

He hails from the same school that produced Brewers outfield prospect Logan Schafer, whom Haniger considers a friend.

“I had heard from my advisors that [the Brewers] were one of the teams real interested, but once Victor Roache got taken in the late first round, I thought there was less of a chance they were going to take me at 38,” Haniger said on Draft night. “But it’s awesome, it was a great feeling. Words can’t describe it.”


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