Reds sign draft pick Alex Blandino

CINCINNATI (AP) The Cincinnati Reds have signed Stanford shortstop Alex Blandino to a contract.

Blandino was the team's supplemental first-round pick and the 29th overall selection in the draft.

The team's top pick, Virginia pitcher Nick Howard, is still with the Cavaliers. They have reached the College World Series, which is scheduled to start Monday.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.