(CBS) According to a report from the Tribune, the Cubs and No. 2 overall pick Kris Bryant have agreed on a contract. 

Bryant, a third baseman who slugged 31 home runs at the University of San Diego last season, will receive a signing bonus around $6.7 million, beating top pick Mark Appel’s $6.35-million deal with the Astros.

Reports indicated Appel took a hometown discount with Astros.

The Tribune reports Bryant is taking his physical today and the deal should be announced soon.


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