The deadline to sign first round pick Mark Appel, the No. 8 overall pick, is just days away (July 13) and things aren't looking good for the Pirates. Long-time MLB writer Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that Appel "is leaning against signing with Pirates for $3.8 million to instead return to Stanford" for his senior season, Heyman writes.
Report: Top pick Mark Appel leaning "against" signing with Pirates
3:49pm - Mon, Jul 9th, 2012 by Inside Pittsburgh Sports
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