The Braves have come to an agreement with the 24th pick in the 2021 MLB Draft Ryan Cusick
1st-rder Ryan Cusick signs w/@Braves for $2.7 million (pick 24 value = $2,831,300). Wake Forest RHP, holds velo on high-spin mid-90s fastball that peaks at 102 mph, much improved power curveball, sinking changeup too. @MLBDraft
— Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB) July 21, 2021
The Braves have also signed the following players; scouting reports are linked to their names:
The Braves signed players like Dodd, Conley, and Waddell to slightly underslot deals to help them afford talented high schoolers Smith-Shawver and Collins. It looks like Atlanta is hoping to wrap up their draft class quickly and get to coaching these guys.