MLB Draft Pick Jack Hartman Signs With Pittsburgh Pirates

BOONE, N.C. — App State Baseball alum and fourth-round MLB Draft pick Jack Hartman signed Monday with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Pirates took the 21-year-old right-handed pitcher with the 108th overall pick. He was the second college senior taken in the 2020 draft and the second-highest draft pick from a Sun Belt Conference program.
“Jack hasn’t been pitching for very long but already shows very promising stuff with a fastball/slider combination that we believe has a chance to be very effective at the professional level,” Pirates general manager Ben Cherington said in a statement. “He’s a strong, physical pitcher with…