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Rangers sign 4th-round RHP Porter for $3.7M day after Rocker


ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have now signed both standout pitchers they took with their first two picks in last week’s draft. Fourth-round pick Brock Porter signed for a $3.7 million bonus Wednesday. That was a day after third overall pick Kumar Rocker got $5.2 million. Porter was named the Gatorade National High School Baseball Player of the Year this spring. He went 9-0 with three no-hitters, a 0.41 ERA and 115 strikeouts over 58 innings as a senior at St. Mary’s Prep in Orchard Lake, Michigan. The right-hander ranked 11th overall on’s pre-draft rankings.

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