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MLB Draft 2012: Indians Come To Terms With Top Pick Tyler Naquin

On Friday afternoon, the Cleveland Indians announced that they had come to terms with outfielder Tyler Naquin, the club's top pick with the No. 15 overall selection in June's First-Year Player Draft. Naquin and the Tribe have reportedly come to terms on a deal that would give the former Texas A&M product a $1.75 million signing bonus (pending a physical), which is well below the assigned value of $2.25 million that was given to the No. 15 pick.

Naquin was the second college position player taken in this year's draft and is considered a pure hitter with a great deal of speed and a strong arm. A right fielder at A&M, some have speculated that Naquin's speed may allow him to move to center field in the future.

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