6/23 Cubs sign Gibbs, more picks

The Cubs have agreed to terms with their third-round selection, catcher Micah Gibbs from Louisiana State University. The Cubs now have agreed to terms with 20 of their 50 selections from the First-Year Player Draft, including three of the first four picks. In addition to Gibbs, the Cubs announced the signings of infielders Pierre LePage (13th round) and Elliot Soto (15th round), right-handed pitcher Ryan Hartman (16th round) and catcher Chad Noble (37th round).

Gibbs batted .388 with 47 runs, 14 doubles, three triples, 10 home runs and a .458 on-base percentage in 62 games as LSU’s starting catcher.

– Carrie Muskat

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