According to a local newspaper in Illinois, Brewers supplemental draft pick Jake Odorizzi, a pitcher from Highland High School in Illinois, is close to signing a contract with the Brewers.
Odorizzi has a scholarship to go to Louisville.
Odorizzi's team also won the state title this year in baseball. According to the St. Louis Post Dispatch:
The 6-foot-2, 175-pound righthander was 14-0 and ended his career with a 25-game winning streak. He had a 0.08 earned-run average, allowing just one earned run, and three runs all season, in 89 2/3 innings. Odorizzi gave up just 33 hits and six walks with 146 strikeouts while throwing fastballs that touched 97 mph.