Clemson junior first baseman Ben Paulson has agreed to a contract with the Colorado Rockies. Paulson was drafted in the third round of the June major league draft. He will get a 391,000 dollar signing bonus and the organization is going to repay a portion of his student loans at Clemson.
He will be heading to the low class A team in Wyoming.
Paulson hit .367 with 13 home runs and 61 RBI’s last season. He is the son of Clemson assistant coach Tom Riginos.