Minch was a draft-eligible sophomore this summer. He made 28 starts in his first two seasons with Purdue, and set freshman records for strikeouts (63), innings pitched (81 1/3) and games started in 2013. In his final season with the Boilermakers, he turned in five consecutive quality starts over the first five weekends of Big Ten play.
The Cubs were able to sign their first 22 Draft picks.
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