Signed & sealed: Pirates ink top draft pick Quinn Priester

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PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (WKBN) – The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed first-round pick Quinn Priester. He was selected #18 overall last week in the 2019 MLB Draft.

The 18-year old right-hander posted a record of 8-2 with a 1.00 ERA with 91 strikeouts at Cary-Grove High School in Illinois. 

Priester was named the 2019 Gatorade Player of the Year in Illinois.

He will begin his professional career with the Gulf Coast League Pirates.

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