Bryce Denton signs with St. Louis Cardinals


Bryce Denton signs with St. Louis Cardinals

Recent Ravenwood graduate Bryce Denton has signed a $1.2 million contract with the St. Louis Cardinals organization, he confirmed to Brentwood Home Page Monday.

Recent Ravenwood graduate Bryce Denton has signed a $1.2 million contract with the St. Louis Cardinals organization, he confirmed to Brentwood Home Page Monday.

Denton, a former Vanderbilt signee, was selected by the Cardinals in the second round (66th overall) of the MLB Draft on June 8.

The third baseman/pitcher batted .464 with a .596 on-base percentage and 34 RBIs to help send Ravenwood to its second straight trip to the Class AAA state tournament this past season.

He went 6-0 on the mound with a 1.68 ERA and 48 strikeouts in 41.2 innings.

His performance earned him District 11-AAA Player of the Year honors.

He will begin his pro career playing for the Gulf Coast League Cardinals, a minor league team based out of Jupiter, Fla.

Sam McGaw is sports editor of Home Page Media Group. Email him at sam@brentwoodhomepage.com and follow him on Twitter @SamMcGawSports.

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