Trinkwon signs with Dodgers

UCSB junior leaves school to begin pro baseball career with Dodgers rookie team

Mike Klan, KEYT NewsChannel 3 Sports Director, mklan@keyt.com
POSTED: 09:59 PM PDT Jun 18, 2013    UPDATED: 11:58 PM PDT Jun 18, 2013 
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.