Rays sign Burrell for 2 years
Updated: January 6, 2009, 11:25 AM ETBy Jayson Stark | ESPN.com
Pat Burrell's last swing of the bat in 2008 was a double against Tampa Bay in Game 5 of the World Series.Now, his first swing of the bat in 2009 will be as a member of those very same Rays, having signed a two-year, $16 million contract Monday.
The agreement was first reported by FoxSports.com.Burrell will donate a portion of his contract to the Rays Baseball Foundation, the official charity of the Rays, the team said in a statement. Burrell, 32, is ...
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