The Angels may land their prized draft pick after all, as his advisor told SB Nation's Chris Cotillo that high school outfielder Brandon Marsh and the organization are currently negotiating a deal.
On June 15, we reported that Marsh had opted not to sign with the organization and stand firm in his college baseball commitment to Kennesaw State University. Luckily for the Angels, they may have made him change his mind after he seemed unimpressed from the first offer.
"We're negotiating," Marsh said after returning from his visit from the Angels.
Angels fans should be ecstatic that Marsh has had more interest in signing with Los Angeles. Marsh hit .559 in his senior high school season, and made some stellar defensive plays. He truly profiles as a five-tool player, and not to say he's a left handed version of that guy named Mike Trout, but he could definitely be a difference maker and on the fast track to the big leagues if he chooses to ink the contract.
The Angels slot value at the 60th pick, where Marsh was selected, is $1,073,300. Marsh and the organization have until July 15th to come to a deal.