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Spencer Torkelson Signs Tigers Contract; Reportedly Includes Record $8.4M Bonus

Three weeks after the Detroit Tigers selected him No. 1 overall in the 2020 MLB draft, Spencer Torkelson has signed with the team.

Detroit Tigers

Officially a Tiger! We have agreed to terms with the first-overall pick, Spencer Torkelson.

Per's Jim Callis, Torkelson's $8,415,300 signing bonus is the largest given to a drafted player since Major League Baseball implemented the bonus pool system in 2012.

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.