|Shaffer signs with Rays|
|by TigerNet Staff - Saturday, July 14, 2012 10:22 AM||
Pos: 3B/1B Height: 6-3 Weight: 205 Hometown: Charlotte, NC (Providence HS HS) Years Played: 2010 - 2012
Shaffer signed his contract with the Rays for a reported $1.71 million in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Friday afternoon. In years past, drafted players had until mid-August to sign with their respective teams. This year, the deadline was 5 p.m. Friday.
“Just officially became a Tampa Bay Ray! I could get used to wearin (sic) this!” Shaffer said on Twitter, posting a photo of him wearing a Rays jersey while standing beyond the outfield fence at Tropicana Field.
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