As of Tuesday, the Royals had signed 17 of their 49 Draft picks and inked four other undrafted players.
The newest signees include seventh-round selection George Baumann, a left-handed pitcher from Missouri State, ninth-round pick Benjamin Theriot, a catcher from Texas State, 18th-rounder Brendan Lafferty, a left-handed pitcher from UCLA, and 19th-rounder Ryan Stovall, a third baseman from Thomas University.
Kansas City also signed 21st-rounder Marvin Cooper, a center fielder from Belhaven College, 22nd-round choice Ryan Dennick, a lefty from Tennessee Tech, 23rd-rounder Scott Kelley, a righty from Penn State, 27th-rounder Gabriel MacDougall, a left fielder from Lynn University, and 33rd-rounder Claudio Bavera from Cochise College.
Two undrafted players, Jack Adams and Bryan Roberts, were also signed. Adams is a right-handed pitcher from San Jose State, and Roberts is a righty from Loyola Marymount in California.
Those players can be added to a group of seven players that have already signed, including 10th-round pick Geoffrey Baldwin, a first-baseman from Grand Junction, Colo., 11th-rounder Ryan Wood, a shortstop from East Carolina, and 12th-rounder Nicholas Wooley, a right-handed pitcher from William Woods University.
Rustin Dodd is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.Less