Former LSU standout Paul Skenes signs record-breaking deal with Pirates
PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WVUE) - Former LSU standout and top pick in this year’s MLB Draft Paul Skenes finalized a record-breaking contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Skenes’ new deal includes a $9.2 million signing bonus.
That is the most ever given to a draft pick.
Skenes helped lead the Tigers to the baseball program’s seventh national title last month.
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