Royals Sign More Draftees to Join Hunter Dozier


A day after announcing the signing of their first round pick, Hunter Dozier, the Royals announced signings of 17 others, including four of their first eleven picks from the first ten rounds.

The big signing yet to happen is that of lefty Sean Manaea, who the Royals view as a second first round pick. The Royals saved about a million dollars with Dozier’s $2.2 million bonus when compared to the slot value for the eight overall pick, and they saved just over $162,000 with their bonus offer to fifth round pick Amalani Fukofuka. That puts them in a good spot to give Manaea an offer that will surely surpass the $1.6 million dollar slot amount for the 34th overall pick. Manaea was originally a potential top ten pick but a hip injury dropped him out of the first round. It’s not expected to be a significant issue once he has surgery to repair a torn labrum. Manaea is advised by Scott Boras.

Rd Pos Name DOB From Signed?
1 SS Hunter Dozier 8/22/1991 Stephen F Austin 6/10/13 – $2.2 million
CB LHP Sean Manaea 2/1/1992 Indiana State
2 LHP Cody Reed 4/15/1993 NW Mississippi CC 6/11/13 – $1,198,500
3 RHP Carter Hope 2/5/1995 Woodlands HS (TX)
4 C Zane Evans 11/29/1991 Georgia Tech
5 OF Amalani Fukofuka 9/25/1995 James Logan HS (CA) 6/11/13 – $175,000
6 RHP Luke Farrell 6/7/1991 Northwestern 6/11/13
7 LHP Kyle Bartsch 3/10/1991 University of South Alabama
8 1B Cody Stubbs 1/14/1991 North Carolina
9 OF Daniel Rockett 11/9/1990 UT-San Antonio 6/11/13 – $147,000
10 OF Alex Newman 12/7/1992 Cypress College (CA)
11 C Xavier Fernandez 7/15/1995 Puerto Rico BB Academy
12 1B Brandon Dulin 12/29/1992 Longview College MO) 6/11/13
13 LHP Jonathan Dziedzic 2/4/1991 Lamar University 6/11/13
14 RHP Chase Darhower 1/12/1993 NW Florida St College 6/11/13
15 OF Dominique Taylor 8/11/1992 UC Irvine 6/11/13
16 RHP Kevin McCarthy 2/22/1992 Marist 6/11/13
17 RHP Kevin Perez 8/1/1993 Miami Dade CC South 6/11/13
18 C Frank Schwindel 6/29/1992 St. John’s 6/11/13
19 RHP Andrew Edwards 10/7/1991 Western Kentucky University
20 RHP Glenn Sparkman 5/11/1992 Wharton County JC (TX) 6/11/13 – $100,000
21 1B Shane Conlon 2/27/1992 Kansas State University
22 RHP Andrew Brockett 7/5/1992 Richmond University 6/11/13
23 LHP Javier Reynoso 10/31/1992 Middle Georgia College
24 OF Riley King 4/23/1994 Carroll College (MT) 6/11/13
25 SS Logan Gray 1/12/1995 Rockhurst HS
26 SS Trace Tam Sing 12/7/1991 Washington State University
27 LHP Christian Flecha 5/9/1995 Caguas Military Academy (PR)
28 SS Kevin Kuntz 5/29/1990 University of Kansas 6/11/13
29 RHP Alex Black 2/27/1991 Columbia University 6/11/13
30 2B Andrew Ayers 4/20/1991 California St Sacramento 6/11/13
31 RHP Timothy Zeuch 8/1/1995 Mason HS (OH)
32 RHP Michael Shawaryn 9/17/1994 Gloucester Catholic HS (NJ)
33 LHP Dalton Moats 5/24/1995 Park Hill Senior HS (KC MO)
34 RHP Isaac Anderson 9/4/1993 College of Southern Idaho
35 LHP Clay Miller 7/1/1994 Bayfield HS (CO)
36 1B Ryan McBroom 4/9/1992 West Virginia University
37 3B Will Craig 11/16/1994 Science Hill HS (TN)
38 OF Jake Matthews 12/29/2004 Ironwood Ridge HS (AZ)
39 SS John Sternagel 9/21/1994 Rockledge HS (FL)
40 RHP Keaton Steele 10/30/1991 Missouri

Additionally, you should check out the coverage of the signings by Royals Review, who dug up the reactions by some of the new signees on Twitter just after they’d agreed to terms: it’s interesting to look at.

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