Draft Signings: Karsten Whitson

We’ll keep track of Saturday’s notable mid-to-late draft signings here…

  • The Red Sox have signed 11th round selection Karsten Whitson for $100,000, according to Alex Speier of WEEI.com. Whitson was formerly selected ninth overall in the 2010 Rule 4 draft by the Padres, but he turned down a $2.1MM bonus to attend the University of Florida. Speier adds that Whitson was recently gunned at 96 mph with an 88 mph slider (via Twitter).

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