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Pitcher Meyer gets $6.7 million signing bonus from Marlins

Gophers pitcher Max Meyer talks to our Darren 'Doogie' Wolfson before a recent practice. Photo: KSTP: Scott Wise. Gophers pitcher Max Meyer talks to our Darren 'Doogie' Wolfson before a recent practice.

The Associated Press
Created: July 02, 2020 03:32 PM

Right-hander Max Meyer has agreed to a $6.7 million signing bonus as part of a minor league contract to join the Miami Marlins, and he'll take part in training camp starting Friday.

The deal was for less than his slot value of $7,221,200 as the No. 3 overall pick in last month's amateur draft.

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Gophers coach confident Max Meyer will be worthy top MLB draft pick

Meyer had a 2.07 career ERA at the University of Minnesota. He's in the Marlins' 60-man player pool and could crack their rotation at some point this year.


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