The Tampa Bay Rays will fly out the O'Conner family this morning. O'Conner will take a physical and then sign his name to a contract to officially start his pro career."I'm just pretty excited right now," O'Conner said. "I'm kind of nervous to get down there and see where I'm going to be playing and staying."
O'Conner will be on the field for the Rays' batting practice on Friday. Tampa Bay plays host to the Florida Marlins at 7:10 p.m. in an interleague game. O'Conner will watch the game in one of the team suites where he is scheduled to meet Rays owner Stuart Sternberg, general manager Andrew Friedman and some of their other top officials.On Saturday, the O'Conner family will venture over to Port Charlotte Fla., where he will report on Monday to play for the Rays' rookie-level team in the Gulf Coast League.
Thursday, June 10, 2010
Justin O'Conner To Sign Today
-- By Kevin Gengler at 11:44 AM