LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers have already agreed to terms with their third-round pick taken on Friday, right-handed pitcher Dustin May, to a $1 million bonus, according to MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis.
Day, a Texas High School product, is 6-feet-6 with fiery long, red hair from Northwestern High School. The assigned value of the pick was $590,800.
According to MLBPipeline.com, May had one of the highest spin rates at the World Wood Bat Association World Championship in October, making him a natural for the analytical Dodgers. He threw in the low 80s as a sophomore but added velocity this year, reaching 95 mph. He's from the same high school as big leaguer Tyler Collins. He was recruited by Texas Tech.
"He's one of our favorites, not only the talent, but he's got big red hair and tons of personality," scouting director Billy Gasparino said Friday. "We call him The Viper, because he has a unique arm action and produces plus stuff. He's a fan favorite from our scouts' point of view."
Ken Gurnick has covered the Dodgers for MLB.com since 2001. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.