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Royals complete second day of Draft


The Kansas City Royals completed the second day of the 2014 First-Year Rule 4 Player Draft today, selecting eight players after drafting four players on Thursday, including TCU left-handed pitchers Brandon Finnegan (17th overall) and Foster Griffin (28th overall) in the first round.

The Royals first selection of the day came in the third round (92nd overall) with 21-year-old left-handed pitcher Eric Skoglund , from the University of Central Florida. High school shortstop Dawon Burt, from Fuquay-Varina High School (NC) was the club's fourth round pick (123rd overall), while KC took Blue Springs, Mo. native, outfielder Logan Moon, in the sixth round (183rd overall).

The club drafted just one high school player and seven from the college ranks today. Among the 12 players selected over the first two days, the position-by-position breakdown includes: six pitchers (two right-handers, four left-handers), one catcher, two infielders and three outfielders.

The draft concludes with rounds 11-40 on Saturday, beginning at noon CDT.

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