Pint, reported over the weekend to be close to a deal, signed for roughly $400,000 under slot, if Heyman's figure is accurate. The Rockies may have already used some of that money to sign fourth-round pick Colton Welker, who has reportedly agreed to terms with the club instead of opting to attend the University of Miami.
In his senior season at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Overland Park, Kan., Pint posted an ERA of 0.50 while striking out 75 batters in 42 innings. The 6'4, 210-pound right-hander whiffed 12 batters in his final high school game, a victory in the Kansas state championship.
Following their agreement with Pint, the Rockies extended their streak of first-pick signings to 16. The club has come to terms with every first-round pick they've had since 2000, when No. 7 overall pick Matt Harrington went unsigned.