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DODGERS REACH DEAL WITH 1ST-ROUND PICK

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The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to terms with their first-round draft pick Paul Konerko, the team announced Saturday.

The 18-year-old catcher was the 13th selection overall and led his Chaparral High School team from Scottsdale, Ariz. to a 4-A State Championship.Konerko finished the season with a .578 average in 97 at-bats, with 56 hits, 55 runs, 15 home runs and only four strikeouts. Konerko collected 120 RBI in three years at his high school and was named Arizona Player of the Year.

Konerko will join the Dodger rookie camp in Vero Beach, Fla. on Monday, team spokesman Derrick Hall said.