The Chicago Cubs today signed their sixth-round selection from the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, right-handed pitcher Scott Frazier from Pepperdine University. Additionally, the Cubs signed their 17th-round selection, first baseman Kelvin Freeman from North Carolina A&T State University.
The Cubs have signed 13 players from this year's draft, including three top-five picks and six top-10 selections.
Frazier, 21, recently completed his junior season at Pepperdine, going 5-5 with a 4.06 ERA and a team-leading 83 strikeouts in 88.2 innings pitched. The 6-foot, 7-inch, 230-pound Frazier held opponents to a .237 batting average and allowed just nine extra-base hits. He finished the campaign 2-0 with a 1.29 ERA and 24 strikeouts in his final three starts (21.0 IP).