Rays sign 1st-round pick Casey Gillaspie

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays have signed their 2014 first-round pick Casey Gillaspie.

The team announced the signing on Tuesday.

Gillaspie was selected 20th overall out of Wichita State University. The switch-hitting first baseman is being assigned to Hudson Valley of the Class A New York-Penn League.

Casey Gillaspie's older brother Conor is a third baseman with the Chicago White Sox.

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