Bundy, Bradley Sign Major League Deals

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 12:38 am
By: News On 6


TULSA, Oklahoma -- Despite taking negotiations down to the wire, both Dylan Bundy and Archie Bradley have signed with their respective major league teams by the deadline Monday evening.

According to Jim Callis of Baseball America, Bundy signed a $6.225 mil contract with the Orioles, with a $4 mil signing bonus. He was the fourth-overall selection in this year's MLB Draft by Baltimore after a dynamite career with the Owasso Rams. In his senior season, Bradley went a perfect 11-0 with a 0.20 ERA and 158 strikeouts in 71 innings pitched.

Selected just three spots later, Bradley agreed to a $5 mil, two-sport deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Bradley's Broken Arrow Tigers edged out Owasso 4-0 for a Gold Ball in 2011, led by his right arm. Bradley went 12-1 with a 0.29 ERA, striking out 131 batters in 71 innings.

Both passed on collegiate scholarships to play in the majors; Bundy turning down a chance to play baseball at Texas, while Bradley was a signee with the Oklahoma football program.