Royals complete 2013 draft

(Courtesy: Royals)

Kansas City, MO (June 8, 2013) – The Kansas City Royals completed the third and final day of the 2013 First-Year Rule 4 Player Draft today, selecting a total of 41 players over three days.

The Royals selected 21-year old Hunter Dozier, a 6-foot-4, 220-pound shortstop from Stephen F. Austin University, with the eighth overall pick on Thursday. Dozier batted .396 with 17 home runs and 52 RBI this season for the Lumberjacks. He led the Southland Conference in batting average, slugging percentage (.755), doubles (25) and home runs, earning Louisville Slugger First Team All-America honors. He was a two-time All-Southland Conference selection, becoming the first shortstop in school history to earn that distinction, and was an All-South Central Region selection last year, when he hit .357 with 22 doubles, 10 homers and 37 RBI. He majored in kinesiology at Stephen F. Austin.

Local Royals selections include 12th-round selection Brandon Dulin (1B) from Longview College in Lee’s Summit, Mo., 21st-round pick Shane Conlon (1B) from Kansas State, 25th-rounder Logan Gray (SS) from Rockhurst High School in Kansas City, 28th-round pick Kevin Kuntz (SS), who is also the son of Royals first base coach Rusty Kuntz, from the University of Kansas, 31st-rounder Dalton Moats (LHP), from Park Hill Senior High School in Kansas City and 40th-rounder Keeton Steele (RHP) from the University of Missouri.

Here is a breakdown of the Royals 41 selections from the 2013 draft:

-          12 high school selections

-          29 college selections (21 four-year and eight junior college)

-          21 pitchers (13 right-handers and eight left-handers)

-          Three catchers

-          11 infielders

-          Six outfielders

Below is a complete list of players selected by the Kansas City Royals in the 2013 Rule 4 First-Year Player Draft:

 

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 Cypress, CA

11

324

Xavier Fernandez

7/15/95

C

R

R

5’11”

197

Puerto Rico Baseball Academy Gurabo, PR

12

354

Brandon Dulin

12/29/92

1B

L

R

6’3”

225

Longview College Lee’s Summit, MO

13

384

Jonathan Dziedzic

2/4/91

LHP

R

L

6’0”

200

Lamar University Beaumont, TX

14

414

Chase Darhower

1/12/93

RHP

R

R

6’4”

215

Northwest Florida State Niceville, FL

15

444

Dominique Taylor

8/11/92

CF

R

R

6’1”

200

UC-Irvine Irvine, CA

16

474

Kevin McCarthy

2/22/92

RHP

R

R

6’3”

200

Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY

17

504

Kevin Perez

8/1/93

RHP

R

R

6’0”

205

Miami Dade CC South Miami, FL

18

534

Frank Schwindel

6/29/92

C

R

R

6’1”

205

St. John’s University Queens, NY

19

564

Andrew Edwards

10/7/91

RHP

R

R

6’5”

260

Western Kentucky Bowling Green, KY

20

594

Glenn Sparkman

5/11/92

RHP

S

R

6’2”

210

Wharton County JC Wharton, TX

21

624

Shane Conlon

2/27/92

1B

L

L

6’0”

185

Kansas State Manhattan, KS

22

654

Andrew Brockett

7/5/92

RHP

R

R

5’11”

185

Richmond Richmond, VA

23

684

Javier Reynoso

10/31/92

LHP

S

L

5’11”

190

Middle Georgia College Macon, GA

24

714

Riley King

4/23/94

CF

R

L

6’4”

210

Carroll College Helena, MT

25

744

Logan Gray

1/12/95

SS

R

R

6’1”

180

Rockhurst HS (MO) Kansas City, MO

26

774

Trace Tam Sing

12/7/91

SS

R

R

6’0”

175 Washington State Pullman, WA

27

804

Christian Flecha

5/9/95

LHP

L

L

6’2”

150

Caguas Military Academy Gurabo, PR

28

834

Kevin Kuntz

5/29/90

SS

S

R

6’1”

185

Kansas Lawrence, KS

29

864

Alex Black

2/27/91

RHP

R

R

6’3”

210

Columbia New York, NY

30

894

Andrew Ayers

4/20/91

2B

R

R

5’11”

190

Sacramento State Sacramento, CA

31

924

Timothy Zeuch

8/1/95

RHP

R

R

6’7”

220

Mason HS (OH) Mason, OH

32

954

Michael Shawaryn

9/17/94

RHP

R

R

6’2”

200

Gloucester Catholic HS (NJ) Gloucester City, NJ

33

984

Dalton Moats

5/24/95

LHP

L

L

6’3”

175

Park Hill Senior HS (MO) Kansas City, MO

34

1014

Isaac Anderson

9/4/93

RHP

R

R

6’1”

190

College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls, ID

35

1044

Clay Miller

7/1/94

LHP

L

L

6’0”

170

Bayfield HS (CO) Bayfield, CO

36

1074

Ryan McBroom

4/9/92

1B

R

L

6’3”

220

West Virginia Morgantown, WV

37

1104

Will Craig

11/16/94

3B

R

R

6’3”

225

Science Hill HS (TN) Johnson City, TN

38

1134

Jake Matthews

12/29/94

RF

R

R

6’3”

205

Ironwood Ridge HS (AZ) Tucson, AZ

39

1164

John Sternagel

9/21/94

3B

R

R

6’1”

195

Rockledge HS (FL) Rockledge, FL

40

1194

Keeton Steele

10/30/91

RHP

R

R

6’3”

225

Missouri Columbia, MO

 

 

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