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Top pick Zimmer already being promoted

Top pick Zimmer already being promoted

Top pick Zimmer already being promoted
ANAHEIM -- Right-hander Kyle Zimmer, the Royals' top Draft choice this year, has been promoted to Class A Kane County.

Zimmer pitched three games in the Rookie classification Arizona League, allowing just one run on five hits in 10 innings, for a 0.90 ERA. He also had 13 strikeouts and no walks.

Signed on June 7 for a $3 million bonus, the University of San Francisco product was the fifth overall choice of the First-Year Player Draft last month.

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