KSALLINK.com

Salina, KS

Now: 48 °F

Currently: Light Rain

Hi: 48 °F | Lo: 45 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 62 °F 

Lo: 43 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 64 °F 

Lo: 49 °F

Thursday

Hi: 53 °F 

Lo: 41 °F

Friday

Hi: 54 °F 

Lo: 37 °F

Saturday

Hi: 60 °F 

Lo: 42 °F

Next Level Fitness
KSN

Royals sign first-round pick Hunter Dozier

Associated Press - June 10, 2013 7:59 pm

The Kansas City Royals have signed first-round draft pick Hunter Dozier for $2.2 million.

The Kansas City Royals have signed first-round draft pick Hunter Dozier for $2.2 million.

The Kansas City Royals have signed first-round draft pick Hunter Dozier for $2.2 million.

The Royals signed the 6-foot-4 shortstop for $937,800 less than the allotted $3,117,800 for a No. 8 selection. The money can be used to sign other picks.

The 21-year-old Dozier led the Southland Conference with a .396 batting average, .755 slugging percentage, 25 doubles and 17 home runs for Stephen F. Austin University.

Dozier will leave Tuesday for the Royals’ complex in Surprise, Ariz., for a minicamp. After that he will be assigned to the short-season Idaho Falls affiliate, which begins play June 20 in the Pioneer League.

Gypsum Valley Outdoor Sports