Posted: 11:33 pm Monday, June 10th, 2013

MLB Draft: Gonzalez reaches deal with Rangers 

By Matt Porter

Former Boca Raton right-hander Alex ‘Chi Chi’ Gonzalez is officially a pro ballplayer.

Gonzalez, chosen in the first round (23rd overall) of the MLB Draft last Thursday by the Texas Rangers, passed his physical and signed a deal with the club on Monday.

A source told The Post the signing bonus was $2.215 million. According to Baseball America, the slot value (suggested bonus amount) for the 23rd overall pick is $1,920,600. Gonzalez is represented by Jason Wood of Arland Sports.