ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 29, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today the signing of Zach Jackson, their sixth round draft pick from the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
Jackson is a 6-foot-3, 215 lb. catcher out of Winter Haven (Fla.) High School. After moving from Haines City (Fla.) High School, the backstop batted .441 with nine home runs and 26 RBI in 95 plate appearances as a senior. He originally signed a letter of intent to attend the University of Florida.
The team also announced they have agreed to terms with Jim Voyles (38th Round), a right-handed pitcher from Florida State University. The 6-foot-7, 205 lb. senior reliever was recently pitching for the Seminoles in the College World Series.
A complete list of all 2017 St. Louis draft picks and the 35 players signed by St. Louis can be found below. The Cardinals have until July 7 at 4:00 p.m. CT, to sign their selections from the 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
To follow all of the Cardinal Draft signings, check here.