Dodgers sign first-round draft pick Grant Holmes.

The Dodgers signed first-round draft pick Grant Holmes on Tuesday. The pitcher from Conway (South Carolina) High School received less than $2.51 million and more than $2.4 million to sign, well above the $1.98 million slot value for the 22nd overall pick.

Holmes said Monday that his fastball has been clocked between 94 and 96 mph. The 6-foot-1, 215-pounder struck out 82 batters in 40 innings as a senior, posting a 4-1 record with a 0.35 ERA while earning Gatorade South Carolina Player of the Year honors.

Holmes’ mother broke the news on Twitter:

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Dodgers first-round draft pick Grant Holmes learned his curveball on YouTube.

Charisma didn’t seem to be Grant Holmes’ strongsuit yesterday when the teenage pitcher gave his first interview after being drafted 22nd overall by the Dodgers.

According to Logan White, the Dodgers’ director of amateur scouting, Holmes’ strongsuit is his curveball. And you’ll never believe where he learned that curveball: YouTube.

You heard that right.

“I can’t remember the YouTube video name,” he told MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM.

Listen to the full interview: