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McKay gets record signing bonus from Rays

Brendan McKay (Source: UofL Athletics) Brendan McKay (Source: UofL Athletics)

Brendan McKay is already setting records as a pro.

The former UofL star signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Rays organization on Tuesday. McKay gets a signing bonus of $7.007.500. It is a record since the current draft signing system, with picks slotted, began in 2012.

McKay was the 4th in the Major League Draft on June 12. 

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