Royals Sign Third-Round Pick Colin Rodgers

The Royals have signed third-round draft pick Colin Rodgers, MLBTR has learned.  The Louisiana high school southpaw signed for $700K, exceeding MLB's slot of $476,500 for the 100th overall pick.  Rodgers is represented by Tripper Johnson of Sosnick Cobbe Sports.

Rodgers, who had committed to Auburn, told Justin Hokanson of he had a tentative agreement with the Royals but had yet to make a final decision.  Baseball America ranked Rodgers 207th on their top 500, grading the lefty's curveball as plus when he's at his best.

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