More A's Draft picks under contract
CHICAGO -- The A's on Wednesday agreed to terms with six players -- all right-handed pitchers -- from the 2010 First-Year Player Draft, bringing the total number of players signed to 23.
Among those signed Wednesday was one of the organization's four early-round high school selections -- right-handed pitcher Tyler Vail, who was taken by the A's in the fifth round out of Notre Dame High School in Easton, Pa.
The A's also locked up right-handed pitchers A.J. Griffin (13th round, University of San Diego), J.C. Menna (14th, Brookdale CC), Logan Chitwood (19th, University of Texas-Tyler), Rashad Ramsey (20th, Chattooga HS) and Sean Murphy (33rd, Keystone College).
Oakland has now inked 11 of its first 20 picks and has until Aug. 16 to sign its other drafted players.