Filed under: Tampa Bay Rays Will Select 30th in 2009 MLB Draft By BrentAbernathyFan Feb 13, 2009, 9:14pm EST Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: Tampa Bay Rays Will Select 30th in 2009 MLB Draft Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email The Mariners have apparently signed Josh Fields. That means they will not receive pick 21 as compensation, and thus the Rays will select one pick earlier than previously expected -- 30th. Woo! More From DRaysBay GDT: October baseball officially starts now! Rays 7, Blue Jays 5: Blown lead creates exciting finish GDT: Keep resting those legs GDT: Will this be a preview of the Wild Card series! Rays 5, Red Sox 0: A shut out at Fenway GDT: A short lil’ taste Boston!