Drew guaranteed at least $5.5 million

Updated: June 3, 2005, 10:55 PM ET
By Jim Callis | Baseball America

Jered Weaver and Stephen Drew both agreed to terms minutes before Monday's midnight EDT deadline for signing picks in last year's draft, ending the longest holdouts in draft history.

Weaver, a former Long Beach State right-hander selected 12th overall by the Angels, accepted a $4 million bonus pending a physical. Los Angeles scouting director Eddie Bane said Weaver likely would begin his pro career at high Class A Rancho Cucamonga.

"Now everybody's happy," Bane said. "We can just talk ...

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