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Braves signs top draft pick Jason Hursh

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The Atlanta Braves have signed their first round draft pick, Jason Hursh.

The right-handed pitcher from Oklahoma State will receive a $1,704,200 signing bonus and reportedly begin his pro career with the Rome Braves of the South Atlantic League (Class A).

Hursh spent two seasons at OSU. He finished near the top of the Big 12 last season with 13 starts (T-1st), 86 strikeouts (T-2nd), three complete games (T-2nd) and 106.1 innings pitched (3rd).