Kansas City has now inked its first 20 Draft picks and 27 of the top 30 selections.
The Royals also signed free agents Brent Bonvillain, a left-handed pitcher from LSU, and infielder Mike Mercurio from Mount Olive College. Bonvillain was 3-0 with a 2.70 ERA in 21 appearances with six starts, while Mercurio hit .358 with 68 hits, 49 runs and 57 RBIs.
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