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Dodgers sign 7th-round pick Andrew Sopko

Photo: Mike Wootton | Gonzaga Athletics

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers on Wednesday announced the signing of seventh-round selection Andrew Sopko, a right-handed pitcher taken by the Dodgers with the No. 222 overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft.

The Dodgers also made official on Wednesday the signing of outfielder Mitch Hansen, the club's second-round pick out of Plano High School in Texas. This makes 26 of 42 draft picks signed by the Dodgers, including six of their 12 picks in the first 10 rounds.

Sopko was 7-5 with a 3.55 ERA in 14 starts as a junior for Gonzaga in 2015. He struck out 78 and walked 29 in 88⅔ innings, and earned All-WCC Honorable Mention honors. He was ranked No. 237 in the Baseball America top 500 before the draft.

Sopko signed for $147,500 per MLB Pipeline, $31,100 below the allotted slot amount of $178,600.

The Dodgers also signed below-slot deals for eighth-round pick Tommy Bergjans ($17,500; slot was $167,000) and 10th-round pick Logan Landon ($2,500; slot was $149,700), per MLB Pipeline.

Based on the bonuses we know, which now is only four of the six top 12 picks, the Dodgers are $320,200 under slot. Couple that with the $389,084 the Dodgers can go over without losing a 2016 first-round draft pick ($1 less than five percent of their $7,781,700 total bonus pool), the Dodgers have an additional $709,284 they can potentially use to sign Walker Buehler and Kyle Funkhouser, their first two picks, plus 11th-round high school pitcher Imani Abdullah out of San Diego.