Nisky native signs MLB contract

Photo: Tampa Bay Rays

TAMPA, Fla. (NEWS10) – A Niskayuna native signed a professional baseball contract on Tuesday.

Garrett Whitley was drafted 13th overall by the Tampa Bay Rays in this year’s MLB draft. The outfielder signed a contract with the team on Tuesday.

The terms of the contract were not disclosed, but the suggested maximum bonus for a player in the 13th draft slot is $2.96 million.

Whitley will join the Gulf Coast League team in Port Charlotte.

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