Jun 15, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT
Via beat writer David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution …
1st round pick LF Braxton Davidson to be at Turner Field tonight, reports tomorrow to Fla for physical, signing, agreed at slot $1.705 mill.
— David O’Brien (@ajcbraves) June 15, 2014
Davidson was the 32nd overall selection in this month’s MLB Amateur Draft out of T.C. Roberson high school in Asheville, North Carolina. Listed at 6-foot-3, 220 pounds, he’s a powerful corner outfield prospect with a big arm and sturdy frame. The 18-year-old will likely begin his professional career in rookie ball later this month.
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