Blaine Knight won’t be returning to Fayetteville.
The Razorbacks pitcher has agreed to a deal with the Orioles according to Steve Melewski of MASNsports.com. Knight was selected by the team in the third round of the latest Major League Baseball draft following his junior season with Arkansas.
Knight had a 14-0 record and helped the Razorbacks reach the College World Series Finals last season. According to Melewski, Knight will receive $1.1 million from the team.
The deadline for major league teams to get these deals done with college athletes was Friday evening.
The Orioles have an agreement with Arkansas RHP Blaine Knight for $1.1 million. Deal is done.
— Steve Melewski (@masnSteve) July 6, 2018