LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers have signed their fifth-round pick, Lakewood High School shortstop Brendon Davis, the No. 162 overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft, the club announced on Sunday.
Davis was rated by Baseball America as the No. 51 high school prospect entering the spring, but a broken left wrist sidelined his senior season at Lakewood High. The Dodgers lured Davis away from a commitment to college ball at Cal State Fullerton.
Officially a Dodger, greatest feeling pic.twitter.com/OEelKuCZrf— BD (@Brendon_BDavis) June 21, 2015
The club has signed 27 of its 42 draft picks, including seven of their 12 picks from the first 10 rounds. Three players are still alive in the College World Series, with first-round pick Walker Buehler and third-rounder Philip Pfeifer of Vanderbilt facing Virginia, whose closer Josh Sborz was drafted in the Competitive Balance Round B, No. 74 overall.
The other two unsigned picks from the first 10 round are supplemental first-rounder Kyle Funkhouser, Louisville's ace pitcher, and sixth-round first baseman Edwin Rios from Florida international.
The allotted slot bonus amount for Davis as the No. 162 pick is $313,600.
Davis signed for $918,600, a whopping $605,000 over slot, per Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com. With the other six known bonuses, the Dodgers are $128,900 over their total $7,781,700 bonus pool, roughly 1.66 percent over.
The Dodgers invited Davis to Thursday night's game against the Rangers, where he not only got to meet UCLA softball pitching legend Lisa Fernandez...
Casual. THE Lisa Fernandez y'all pic.twitter.com/zWGFROxnk1— BD (@Brendon_BDavis) June 19, 2015
...but also got to see a walk-off balk:
Magnificent Balk Off!! pic.twitter.com/n61FKxNaS5— BD (@Brendon_BDavis) June 19, 2015