Moshier, a right-handed pitcher who was SFA’s closer, said the call came as a surprise because the Rays were not one of the teams that had contacted him before the draft.- He will join the GCL Rays next week.
After not getting drafted in the MLB draft, which concluded Wednesday, Moshier was planning to play in an independent league if a Major League team didn’t sign him.
Moshier had a 2.19 earned run average with nine saves and 34 strikeouts in 37 innings of work. He said the Rays plan to use him as a two-inning reliever.
- Opponents batted .181 against him in 2012 and .097 in 2011.
- 23 years old, listed at 6'0", 190 pounds.
- Was an All- District catcher in baseball and quarterback in football at Nederland High School, also named to the Academic All-District Team as a junior and senior.