FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. (KNWA) – Connor Noland’s time at Arkansas has come to an end.
The right-handed pitcher signed his pro contract with the Chicago Cubs on Saturday, who drafted him in the ninth round of the 2022 MLB Draft on Tuesday.
According to MLB.com, he signed with the Cubs for $200,000, which is over the slot vaule for the 263rd pick ($164,500).
He’s not the only Arkansas pitcher to sign his professional contract as Evan Taylor signed with the Miami Marlins on Saturday too.