On August 21, 2002 — The Expos’ first selection, fifth overall, in the amateur draft, Clint Everts, signs a deal with Montreal which gives him a $2.5 million signing bonus. The Houston Cypress Falls High School’s right-hander, along with teammate left-hander Scott Kazmir (Mets), are only the fourth pair of high school players selected in the first round of the same draft.

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