Royals add eight players in day two of MLB Draft

COURTESY: Kansas City Royals Sports Information

Kansas City, MO (June 7, 2013) – The Kansas City Royals completed the second day of the 2013 First-Year Rule 4 Player Draft today, selecting eight players after drafting three players, including collegiate shortstop Hunter Dozier in the first round (eighth overall) on Thursday.

The Royals first selection of the day came in the third round (82nd overall) with 18-year-old right-handed pitcher Carter Hope, from The Woodlands (Texas) High School. Georgia Tech catcher Zane Evans was the club’s fourth round pick (114th overall), while right-handed pitcher Luke Farrell, the son of Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell, was Kansas City’s sixth-round selection (174th overall).

The club drafted two players out of high school and six from the college ranks today, including one junior college pick. Among the 11 players selected over the first two days, the position-by-position breakdown includes: five pitchers (two right-handers, three left-handers), one catcher, two infielders and three outfielders.

Below is a complete list of the players selected by the Kansas City Royals through the first two days of the 2013 Rule 4 First-Year Player Draft. The draft concludes with rounds 11-40 on Saturday, beginning at noon CDT.

Rnd

Sel #

Name

DOB

Pos

B

T

Ht

Wt

School City, State

1

8

Hunter Dozier

8/22/91

SS

R

R

6’4”

220

Stephen F. Austin Nacogdoches, TX

CBA

34

Sean Manaea

2/1/92

LHP

R

L

6’5”

215

Indiana State Terre Haute, IN

2

46

Cody Reed

4/15/93

LHP

L

L

6’5”

220

Northwest Mississippi CC Senatobia, MS

3

82

Carter Hope

2/5/95

RHP

L

R

6’3”

195

The Woodlands HS (TX) The Woodlands, TX

4

114

Zane Evans

11/29/91

C

R

R

6’2”

209

Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA

5

144

Amalani Fukofuka

9/25/95

CF

R

R

6’1”

180

James Logan HS (CA) Union City, CA

6

174

Luke Farrell

6/7/91

RHP

L

R

6’6”

210

Northwestern Evanston, IL

7

204

Kyle Bartsch

3/10/91

LHP

L

L

5’10”

210

South Alabama Mobile, AL

8

234

Cody Stubbs

1/14/91

1B

L

R

6’3”

215

North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC

9

264

Daniel Rockett

11/9/90

OF

R

R

6’2”

200

UT-San Antonio San Antonio, TX

10

294

Alex Newman

12/7/92

CF

R

R

6’2”

195

Cypress College (CA) Cypress, CA
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