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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Navy draft pick embraces double challenge—Duty first, Red Sox soon

By the time junior year arrived, as more scouts trickled into the stands for games, Navy’s coaching staff and Song’s family began realizing he had a chance to also play baseball professionally. The velocity had steadily increased over the previous two seasons to 95 and 96 mph, while he added in a slider, which would be a major strikeout pitch during his senior season. Song entered the draft after his junior season, but he told teams he would not sign unless he received a seven-figure signing bonus, which he would need to help repay the government for his collegiate education. Signing after his junior year would also require him to forgo his service—the reason he had come to the Naval Academy in the first place.

“I told him that if he got seven figures, I’d put him in the Uber taxi myself to get him to go,” Kostacopoulos said. “But it was never more than that, joking about it.”

Jim Furtado Posted: June 12, 2019 at 09:30 AM | 3 comment(s)
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