UC SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Brandon Trinkwon will begin his pro baseball career this week after signing with the Dodgers.
The UCSB junior shortstop was a seventh round pick by the Dodgers earlier this month and this week received a $171,900 signing bonus.
Trinkwon is on the roster of the rookie league Ogden Raptors which begins play onThursday.
Meanwhile Cal Poly relief pitcher Chase Johnson received a $440,000 signing bonus from the San Francisco Giants. He was a third round pick.