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Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals

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years_range:
1969-2021
total picks:
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year teamname stats picks other 1st rnd total mlb udfa top pick# top pick hs college signed Unsigned d1 d2 d3 naia jrcollege hs% col% sign% unsign% first to mlb top bonus
2021 Kansas City Royals team page 21 0 1 0 34 7 Frank Mozzicato 6 15 21 0 13 0 0 0 2 28.6 71.4 100.0 0.0 Frank Mozzicato
2020 Kansas City Royals team page 6 0 2 0 7 4 Asa Lacy 1 5 6 0 5 0 0 0 0 16.7 83.3 100.0 0.0 Asa Lacy
2019 Kansas City Royals team page 41 0 1 2 46 2 Bobby Witt 6 35 31 10 28 2 0 0 5 14.6 85.4 75.6 24.4 Bobby Witt
2018 Kansas City Royals team page 43 0 4 6 57 18 Brady Singer 9 34 33 10 27 1 1 0 5 20.9 79.1 76.7 23.3 Brady Singer Brady Singer
2017 Kansas City Royals team page 41 0 1 3 39 14 Nick Pratto 12 29 35 6 22 1 0 1 5 29.3 70.7 85.4 14.6 Tyler Zuber Nick Pratto
2016 Kansas City Royals team page 39 0 0 8 31 67 AJ Puckett 8 31 36 3 22 3 0 0 6 20.5 79.5 92.3 7.7 Richard Lovelady AJ Puckett
2015 Kansas City Royals team page 41 0 2 4 26 21 Ashe Russell 7 34 34 7 23 3 0 1 6 17.1 82.9 82.9 17.1 Josh Staumont Ashe Russell
2014 Kansas City Royals team page 42 0 3 7 11 17 Brandon Finnegan 12 30 32 10 21 2 0 3 3 28.6 71.4 76.2 23.8 Brandon Finnegan Brandon Finnegan
2013 Kansas City Royals team page 41 0 2 8 17 8 Hunter Dozier 12 29 28 13 20 0 0 1 8 29.3 70.7 68.3 31.7 Sean Manaea Sean Manaea
2012 Kansas City Royals team page 40 0 1 9 37 5 Kyle Zimmer 17 23 31 9 13 2 0 0 8 42.5 57.5 77.5 22.5 Daniel Stumpf Kyle Zimmer
2011 Kansas City Royals team page 50 0 1 8 24 5 Bubba Starling 20 30 33 17 18 5 0 0 6 40.0 60.0 66.0 34.0 Aaron Brooks Bubba Starling
2010 Kansas City Royals team page 50 0 1 11 18 4 Christian Colon 9 41 37 13 28 4 1 2 6 18.0 82.0 74.0 26.0 Kevin Chapman Christian Colon
2009 Kansas City Royals team page 49 0 1 9 9 12 Aaron Crow 21 27 32 17 17 1 0 5 4 42.9 55.1 65.3 34.7 Aaron Crow Wil Myers
2008 Kansas City Royals team page 51 0 2 7 14 3 Eric Hosmer 29 22 32 19 6 5 0 1 10 56.9 43.1 62.7 37.3 Eric Hosmer Eric Hosmer
2007 Kansas City Royals team page 50 0 1 6 12 2 Mike Moustakas 16 33 35 15 17 3 1 3 9 32.0 66.0 70.0 30.0 Greg Holland Mike Moustakas
2006 Kansas City Royals team page 50 0 1 8 5 1 Luke Hochevar 20 29 22 28 13 0 0 1 15 40.0 58.0 44.0 56.0 Luke Hochevar Luke Hochevar
2005 Kansas City Royals team page 50 0 1 3 2 2 Alex Gordon 24 26 30 20 9 4 4 2 6 48.0 52.0 60.0 40.0 Alex Gordon Alex Gordon
2004 Kansas City Royals team page 53 0 3 5 0 14 Billy Butler 23 30 26 27 15 2 1 1 11 43.4 56.6 49.1 50.9 JP Howell Billy Butler
2003 Kansas City Royals team page 51 0 2 7 1 5 Chris Lubanski 22 29 24 27 11 3 1 0 14 43.1 56.9 47.1 52.9 Shane Costa Chris Lubanski
2002 Kansas City Royals team page 50 0 1 5 1 6 Zack Greinke 21 29 25 25 13 4 1 1 10 42.0 58.0 50.0 50.0 Zack Greinke Zack Greinke
2001 Kansas City Royals team page 50 0 1 4 1 9 Colt Griffin 28 22 30 20 6 2 0 1 13 56.0 44.0 60.0 40.0 Taylor Tankersley Colt Griffin
2000 Kansas City Royals team page 50 0 1 9 3 4 Mike Stodolka 21 29 28 22 17 1 0 3 8 42.0 58.0 56.0 44.0 Ryan Bukvich Mike Stodolka
1999 Kansas City Royals team page 54 0 4 9 0 7 Kyle Snyder 23 31 31 23 22 1 1 1 6 42.6 57.4 57.4 42.6 Tony Cogan Kyle Snyder
1998 Kansas City Royals team page 44 0 3 10 4 4 Jeff Austin 19 25 30 14 17 2 1 0 5 43.2 56.8 68.2 31.8 Jeff Austin Jeff Austin
1997 Kansas City Royals team page 49 0 1 6 1 7 Dan Reichert 23 25 23 26 13 2 0 2 8 46.9 51.0 46.9 53.1 Dan Reichert Dan Reichert
year teamname stats picks other 1st rnd total mlb udfa top pick# top pick hs college signed Unsigned d1 d2 d3 naia jrcollege hs% col% sign% unsign% first to mlb top bonus
1996 Kansas City Royals team page 56 0 1 11 1 14 Dee Brown 25 29 30 26 17 2 0 5 5 44.6 51.8 53.6 46.4 Jeremy Giambi Dee Brown
1995 Kansas City Royals team page 70 0 1 3 0 19 Juan LeBron 37 30 36 34 16 2 1 0 11 52.9 42.9 51.4 48.6 Jeff Wallace Juan LeBron
1994 Kansas City Royals team page 71 0 1 7 0 16 Matt Smith 29 40 32 39 13 2 1 3 21 40.8 56.3 45.1 54.9 Jose Rosado Matt Smith
1993 Kansas City Royals team page 65 0 1 6 2 5 Jeff Granger 31 32 33 32 13 2 0 4 13 47.7 49.2 50.8 49.2 Jeff Granger Jeff Granger
1992 Kansas City Royals team page 53 0 4 11 2 10 Michael Tucker 21 30 36 17 18 3 2 1 6 39.6 56.6 67.9 32.1 Jon Lieber Michael Tucker
1991 Kansas City Royals team page 62 0 2 12 2 7 Joe Vitiello 25 34 34 28 14 3 1 2 14 40.3 54.8 54.8 45.2 Joe Vitiello Joe Vitiello
1990 Kansas City Royals team page 55 0 0 6 1 98 Shayne Rea 16 38 37 18 16 1 0 0 21 29.1 69.1 67.3 32.7 Phil Hiatt --
1989 Kansas City Royals team page 61 0 1 6 2 13 Brent Mayne 22 33 35 26 17 2 0 3 11 36.1 54.1 57.4 42.6 Brent Mayne Brent Mayne
1988 Kansas City Royals team page 49 0 1 6 0 18 Hugh Walker 12 36 37 12 16 4 1 1 14 24.5 73.5 75.5 24.5 Mike Magnante --
1987 Kansas City Royals team page 74 0 1 8 1 9 Kevin Appier 25 49 43 31 24 4 0 4 17 33.8 66.2 58.1 41.9 Kevin Appier --
1986 Kansas City Royals team page 44 32 1 10 2 24 Tony Bridges 24 20 25 19 16 1 0 0 3 54.5 45.5 56.8 43.2 Bo Jackson Bo Jackson
1985 Kansas City Royals team page 30 27 1 3 0 17 Brian McRae 10 19 23 7 13 1 0 3 2 33.3 63.3 76.7 23.3 Mike MacFarlane Brian McRae
1984 Kansas City Royals team page 22 23 1 4 0 16 Scott Bankhead 10 12 19 3 10 1 0 1 0 45.5 54.5 86.4 13.6 Scott Bankhead --
1983 Kansas City Royals team page 34 26 1 7 3 21 Gary Thurman 14 20 26 8 12 2 1 3 2 41.2 58.8 76.5 23.5 Kevin Seitzer --
1982 Kansas City Royals team page 31 19 1 5 0 10 John Morris 15 16 25 6 11 0 1 3 1 48.4 51.6 80.6 19.4 Bret Saberhagen --
1981 Kansas City Royals team page 35 17 1 8 1 23 Dave Leeper 19 16 25 10 13 0 1 2 0 54.3 45.7 71.4 28.6 Mark Gubicza --
1980 Kansas City Royals team page 29 18 1 8 1 16 Frank Wills 14 15 21 8 10 2 0 3 0 48.3 51.7 72.4 27.6 Don Slaught --
1979 Kansas City Royals team page 37 12 1 6 1 21 Atlee Hammaker 14 23 23 14 20 0 1 0 2 37.8 62.2 62.2 37.8 Jeff Twitty --
1978 Kansas City Royals team page 31 16 1 9 2 25 Buddy Biancalana 14 17 19 12 11 2 2 1 1 45.2 54.8 61.3 38.7 Darryl Motley --
1977 Kansas City Royals team page 24 7 1 3 0 21 Mike Jones 13 11 16 8 7 2 0 0 2 54.2 45.8 66.7 33.3 Renie Martin --
1976 Kansas City Royals team page 22 13 1 4 1 18 Ben Grzybek 15 7 17 5 6 0 0 1 0 68.2 31.8 77.3 22.7 Jim Gaudet --
1975 Kansas City Royals team page 25 11 1 5 1 9 Clint Hurdle 16 8 17 8 5 1 2 0 0 64.0 32.0 68.0 32.0 Randy McGilberry Clint Hurdle
1974 Kansas City Royals team page 35 15 1 7 4 18 Willie Wilson 22 13 16 19 5 3 0 2 3 62.9 37.1 45.7 54.3 Willie Wilson Willie Wilson
1973 Kansas City Royals team page 52 8 1 7 4 9 Lew Olsen 37 15 31 21 10 2 0 0 3 71.2 28.8 59.6 40.4 Ruppert Jones --
1972 Kansas City Royals team page 37 12 1 8 4 18 Jamie Quirk 20 17 26 11 12 2 1 1 1 54.1 45.9 70.3 29.7 Dennis Leonard Jamie Quirk
year teamname stats picks other 1st rnd total mlb udfa top pick# top pick hs college signed Unsigned d1 d2 d3 naia jrcollege hs% col% sign% unsign% first to mlb top bonus
1971 Kansas City Royals team page 34 11 1 8 1 5 Roy Branch 28 6 19 15 5 1 0 0 0 82.4 17.6 55.9 44.1 Mark Littell --
1970 Kansas City Royals team page 38 22 1 5 2 8 Rex Goodson 30 8 22 16 4 1 0 1 2 78.9 21.1 57.9 42.1 Tom Poquette --
1969 Kansas City Royals team page 90 27 1 6 0 23 John Simmons 66 24 44 46 11 2 0 1 10 73.3 26.7 48.9 51.1 Jim York --
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