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Giants Sign Josh Osich, Adam Paulencu on MLB Draft Signing Deadline

The Giants have signed sixth-round draft pick Josh Osich and thirteenth-round draft pick Adam Paulencu. Osich got $450 thousand, per Jim Callis, but money figures haven't been disclosed for Paulencu.

Osich is a 6'3, 225 pound lefty out of Oregon State. Per MLB.com's scouting report:

The big, strong lefty has plenty of arm strength, and he was all the way back in 2011 after redshirting in 2010 following Tommy John surgery. There was enough belief in his arm strength that the Angels took him in the seventh round of last year's Draft, even though he didn't pitch all year. Osich has a plus fastball that can touch 97 mph and sits comfortably at 92-95 mph. His main secondary pitch is a changeup, which will be Major League average, perhaps a tick above, in the future. When he doesn't overthrow the changeup, it has some good dive to it. He added a slider this year, though it's below average right now, and he doesn't use it much. While Osich has been in Oregon State's rotation all season and did pitch a no-hitter, his future is likely as a high-octane reliever. With the plus fastball and changeup and closer-type mindset, he could make a beeline for the big leagues once he's shortened up and in someone's system.

Paulencu is a 6'4, 205 right hander. Per the Edmonton Journal:

Paulencu, 20, will report to Arizona for a physical and then make his way to Keizer, Ore., to play with the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, the Giants' longtime team in the short-season Northwest League. ...(He) has spent three years at Vancouver Island University. He is VIBI's all-time strikeout leader with 158 Ks in 158 innings pitched.

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