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Rays give Brendan McKay $7,005,000 signing bonus

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays and first-round draft pick Brendan McKay have agreed to a minor league contract that includes a signing bonus of $7,005,000, the highest since constraints on draft spending began in 2012.

The University of Louisville pitcher/first baseman was the fourth overall selection in the amateur draft this month and will begin his pro career with Class A Hudson Valley in July, the Rays said Tuesday.

The left-hander went 11-3 with a 2.56 ERA and a school-record 146 strikeouts in 16 starts as a junior at Louisville, leading the Cardinals to a berth in the College World Series while also winning the Dick Howser Trophy presented annually to the nation's top college player.

AVG: C. Dickerson.332
HR: L. Morrison22
RBI: L. Morrison54
SB: K. Kiermaier10
W: C. Archer6
ERA: A. Cobb3.73
Saves: A. Colomé20
K: C. Archer126
AL East
Boston 4334.558-
NY Yankees 4134.5471
Tampa Bay 4138.5193
Baltimore 3838.5004.5
Toronto 3640.4746.5
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .256 (14)
Runs: 387 (7)
Hits: 695 (9)
Home Runs: 121 (2)
Stolen Bases: 44 (10)
OBP: .330 (10)
SLG: .447 (7)
Total Bases: 1213 (4)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.15 (11)
Runs Allowed: 364 (17)
Saves: 25 (3)
Strikeouts: 640 (13)
OpBA: .251 (12)
OBP: .320 (12)
SLG: .411 (10)
Run Support: 4.91 (10)
Date Player Transactions
6/28 J. Alvarado Sent to Minors
6/28 K. Kiermaier Transferred to 60-Day DL (Fractured right hip)
6/28 A. Kolarek Purchased From Minors
6/28 A. Pruitt Sent to Minors
6/28 B. Snell Called Up from Minors
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Date Player Status
6/19 C. Rasmus Left hip tendinitis (on 10-day DL)
6/11 M. Andriese Stress reaction in right hip (on 60-day DL)
6/9 K. Kiermaier Fractured right hip (on 10-day DL)
6/7 B. Miller Right groin strain (on 10-day DL)
6/7 R. Weeks Jr. Right shoulder impingement (on 10-day DL)
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