The Colorado Rockies have agreed to terms with 2015 second-round draft pick Peter Lambert, according to a source.
Lambert, the No. 44 overall pick, more or less confirmed the signing via his Twitter account:
San Dimas it has been one hell of a ride.. Excited to start a new journey in grand junction, Colorado #Rockies— peter lambert (@plambert27) June 24, 2015
If Lambert does indeed report to Grand Junction, each of Colorado's four Day 1 draft selections will suit up for the rookie Rockies. Competitive Balance Round A selection Tyler Nevin recently made his professional debut, while No. 3 overall pick Brendan Rodgers and the Rockies' other first rounder, Mike Nikorak, should follow suit in the coming days.
The amount for which Lambert signed is not yet known, but it's likely that an over-slot deal was required to sign the UCLA-bound right-hander from San Dimas (Calif.) High School. The slot value of the No. 44 pick is $1,395,200.
The lone Rockies pick in the top 30 rounds that remains unsigned is right-hander David Hill, the club's fourth-round pick out of the University of San Diego.
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