Junior pitcher Cade Cavalli officially signed with the Washington Nationals on Saturday.
Officially part of the Washington Nationals ✍🏼 •This is something I’ve dreamed of/worked for my entire life. God has blessed my family and I with placing me in the best organization out there. It’s been an awesome… https://t.co/lDsdTuAVfn— Cade Cavalli ⚓️⬆️ (@CADECAVALLI) June 21, 2020
Cavalli was selected with the 22nd pick of the 2020 MLB Draft, and was signed just nine days after the draft. The details of the contract are undisclosed as of now, but the pick was valued at $3,027,000.
OU’s Friday night starter made four starts in the shortened 2020 season, collecting 37 strikeouts with just five walks. The 6-foot-4, 218-pound pitcher is a Bixby, Oklahoma, product and was ranked the No. 5 player in the state in high school.