The Dodgers have reportedly come to terms with yet another top draft pick, with second-round pick Mitchell White of Santa Clara coming to terms, per Jim Callis of MLB.com.
White, a 6'4 right-hander from Santa Clara, put up a 3.72 ERA in 15 starts as a redshirt sophomore in 2016, with 118 strikeouts in 92 innings.
"He was a second half performer this year and went up to 95 late in the year, collecting multiple high strikeout games," Dodgers director of amateur scouting Billy Gasparino said in a statement last week. "He has a plus slider, he is big, he is physical, and we really feel like he is trending up into being a mid-rotation starter."
White's bonus, per Callis, is $590,800, which happens to be the slot amount for the Dodgers' third-round pick, No. 101 overall. The No. 65 pick, where White was drafted, has a slot value of $993,800.
The Dodgers' third-round pick, Dustin May, signed for a reported $1 million, so the combination of the two essentially cancel each other out, putting the Dodgers only very slightly over slot ($8,300) with the three known bonuses to date.
The team has not yet announced the signings of any draft picks.
Ultimately, the question regarding the Dodgers' bonus pool may be whether they will save enough money under slot with the remainder of their picks in the first 10 rounds to be able to lure 11th-rounder A.J. Alexy and 12th-rounder Graham Ashcraft away from pitching in college.
The deadline to sign draft picks is Friday, July 15.