Rays Prospect Nick Sawyer, Diamond In The Rough?

Pitcher – Nick Sawyer was the 1232nd pick in the 2012 which only had 1238 total picks! The Rays didn’t give him the customary coupon to a local steakhouse either…they gave him $50K signing bonus……$50K – How did he pull that!? Seriously though, was he surprised by the full court press the Rays applied on him?

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