Spencer Turnbull signs professional contract with Detroit Tigers
By Stu McCann
TUSCALOOSA - AL — Former Alabama pitcher Spencer Turnbull is sticking with professional baseball.Turnbull signed a professional contract with the Detroit Tigers, who picked him in the second round of last week's MLB Amateur Draft. He will receive a $900,600 signing bonus, according to to MLB.com's Jim Callis.The right-handed pitcher was 5-7 with a 2.22 earned run average in 2013. Turnbull will begin his pro career at the Tigers' single-A affiliate in Norwich, Connecticut.Tide outfielder Ben Moore and pitcher Justin Kamplain have yet to sign their contracts. Moore, an eight-round selection by the Boston Red Sox, and Kamplain, an 18th-round selection by the New York Yankees, are both expected to bypass their final season of college baseball.
This stations Social Feeds are currently unavailable
This stations Twitter Social Feed is currently unavailable
This stations Facebook Social Feed is currently unavailable
ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, Alabama offers news, sports, and weather reporting for the surrounding communities including Tuscaloosa, Anniston, Cullman, Gadsden, Talladega, Sylacauga, Carbon Hill, Jasper, Hoover, Bessemer, Vestavia Hills, Alabaster, Trussville and Homewood.