Tampa Bay Rays First Round Pick Mikie Mahtook Talks About Going Down To The Wire In His Decision To Sign

Former LSU outfielder Mikie Mahtook who was the 31st overall pick of the 2011 draft by the Tampa Bay Rays was one of a number of first round picks who took their decision down to the final five minutes before the signing deadline. Mahtook eventually agreed on a $1.15 Million signing bonus. On Wednesday, Mahtook talked about just how difficult the decision to sign was for him, always being a LSU Tiger, making his father, who passed when he was just four years old, proud, and how his mother helped him become the player and person he is today.

Mahtook: “I will always, forever be a Tiger” — WAFB.com

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