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Royals 2023 draft signing tracker

Royals 2023 draft signing tracker


After 20 rounds of drafts, the Royals will welcome new gamers to the group this week as draftees start signing. The Royals have a bonus pool of $12,313,500 to spend on their picks. If a workforce exceeds their complete bonus pool, they are going to incur penalties. A workforce that exceeds their bonus pool by 0-5 p.c can pay a 75 p.c tax on the overage. If a workforce exceeds their pool by greater than 5 p.c, they are going to lose a future first-round decide. In the event that they exceed by greater than 10 p.c, they are going to lose a second-round decide as properly, plus pay a one hundred pc tax on the overage. If a workforce exceeds their pool by 15 p.c, they are going to lose two first-round picks, plus pay the one hundred pc tax on the overage.

Every of the picks within the first ten rounds is assigned a slot worth that the Royals can signal a participant above or under that quantity. After that spherical, every decide has a slot worth of $150,000 the place something above that should come out of the bonus pool, however there are not any financial savings for those who signal somebody under that quantity.

The Royals have additionally signed some undrafted free brokers:

RHP Connor Fenlong, Indiana State College

Fenlong is a New York native who throws 91-93 mph with sink to his fastball. He went 11-3 with a 3.45 ERA and 76 strikeouts and 31 walks in 114 23 innings for the Sycamores.

LF Eric Kennedy, College of Texas

Kennedy is a redshirt senior – he’ll be 24 in September – however he did produce for the Longhorns with added energy this yr, smacking 17 house runs and hitting .306/.378/.588 though he doesn’t stroll a lot.

The Royals are anticipated to signal first-round decide Blake Mitchell, a highschool catcher out of Texas who’s dedicated to LSU, and plenty of count on him to signal for underslot. There are studies eleventh spherical decide Jared Dickey, an outfielder from the College of Tennessee, can even signal, probably for overslot. Our Preston Farr has reported that the Royals have come to phrases with Aggressive Stability B spherical decide Carson Roccaforte, an outfielder from Louisiana-Lafayette.

Right here is the 2023 Royals draft class, who has signed, and for what quantity. We are going to maintain this up to date as extra information on signings is made obtainable. The deadline to signal gamers is July 25.

Royals 2023 draft class tracker

Spherical General Participant College Bonus Slot Distinction
Spherical General Participant College Bonus Slot Distinction
1 8 C Blake Mitchell Sinton HS (TX) $5,980,100
2 44 P Blake Wolters Mahomet-Seymour HS (IL) $1,951,600
CB-B 66 OF Carson Roccaforte U. of Louisiana-Lafayette $1,158,900
3 75 P Hiro Wyatt Staples HS (CT) $960,000
4 106 P Hunter Owen Vanderbilt College $634,200
5 142 OF Spencer Nivens Missouri State College $446,700
6 169 P Coleman Picard Bryant College $345,500
7 199 3B/P Trevor Werner Texas A&M College $269,200
8 229 SS Dustin Dickerson College of Southern Mississippi $213,500
9 259 P Jacob Widener Oral Roberts College $183,200
10 289 SS Justin Johnson Wake Forest College $170,600
11 319 OF Jared Dickey College of Tennessee
12 349 P Logan Martin College of Kentucky
13 379 P Ethan Bosacker Xavier College
14 409 P Mason Miller Florida Gulf Coast College
15 439 P Chase Isbell Auburn College
16 469 P Josh Hansell Arizona State College
17 499 P Connor Oliver Miami College (OH)
18 529 C Stone Russell IMG Academy (FL)
19 559 OF Donovan LaSalle Barbe HS (LA)
20 589 SS Blake Wilson Santa Margarita Catholic HS (CA)
Further 5 p.c overage $615,675
Complete $12,929,750 0



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