The Tampa Bay Rays have signed first-round draft pick Richie Shaffer in advance of this afternoon's signing deadline.
Shaffer, taken 25th overall, is a power-hitting third baseman from Clemson.
According to Baseball America, the Rays gave Shaffer $1,712,500. He will report to short-season Class A Hudson Valley.
With Shaffer, the Rays have signed their top 13 picks and 36 of 40 overall.