CINCINNATI -- Seven more of the Royals' Draft picks have signed contracts, the club announced Friday.
Among them is sixth-round choice Scott Alexander, a left-handed pitcher from Sonoma State. He's the highest pick among the 14 draftees signed so far.
The others are: outfielder Timothy Ferguson, Univ. of Mississippi (10th round); pitcher Charles Byrne, East Tennessee State (16th round); outfielder Cameron Conner, Indiana-Southeast (20th round); shortstop Michael Liberto, Univ. of Missouri (21st round); 38th, pitcher Nick Graffeo, Alabama-Birmingham (38th round) and outfielder Clifford Sandford, Park Univ. (47th).
Graffeo is the stepson of Royals hitting coach Kevin Seitzer.
The Royals also signed undrafted free-agent pitcher Nicholas Rogers from North Carolina A&T.