Kansas City Royals 2nd Round Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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Kansas City Royals 2nd Round Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
20232445Y$2,800,000Blake Wolters (minors)PHSMahomet-Seymour HS (Mahomet, IL)
202326627Y$897,500Carson Roccaforte (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Louisiana at Lafayette (Lafayette, LA)
202224910Y$1,697,500Cayden Wallace (minors)3B4YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
20212437Y$2,997,500Ben Kudrna (minors)PHSBlue Valley Southwest HS (Overland Park, KS)
202126630Y$1,000,800Peyton Wilson (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
20202414Y$1,450,000Ben Hernandez (minors)PHSDe La Salle Insitute (Chicago, IL)
20192443Y$2,222,500Brady McConnell (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
201927029Y$904,300Alec Marsh (minors)P-0.30017395.691.5604YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
201825815Y$697,500Jonathan Bowlan (minors)RHP0.10020131.6704YrUniversity of Memphis (Memphis, TN)
201725216Y$2,097,500MJ Melendez (minors)C0.127799334.227.710HSWestminster Christian School (Miami, FL)
201727337Y$826,500Evan Steele (minors)LHPJCChipola College (Marianna, FL)
201626726Y$1,200,000A.J. Puckett (minors)RHP4YrPepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
201526422Y$964,600Josh Staumont (minors)RHP1.5600169974.011.3884YrAzusa Pacific University (Azusa, CA)
201425615Y$1,800,000Scott Blewett (minors)RHP0.10005003.381.880HSCharles W. Baker HS (Baldwinsville, NY)
20132467Y$1,198,500Cody Reed (minors)LHP-1.041250.000.074652135.221.581JCNorthwest Mississippi Community College (Senatobia, MS)
20122666Y$750,000Sam Selman (minors)LHP0.22110.000.00075124.811.1914YrVanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
20112655Y$750,000Cam Gallagher (minors)C0.12275637.211.573HSManheim Township HS (Lancaster, PA)
20102544Y$1,250,000Brett Eibner (minors)RHP-0.8872208.191.61830013.53.3004YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
20082493Y$787,000Johnny Giavotella (minors)2B0.7360124614.255.6534YrUniversity of New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
20072662Y$504,000Sam Runion (minors)RHPHSA. C. Reynolds HS (Asheville, NC)
20062451Y$762,500Jason Taylor (minors)SSHSFloyd E. Kellam HS (Virginia Beach, VA)
20052502Y$690,000Jeff Bianchi (minors)SS0.21653774.215.531HSLampeter-Strasburg HS (Lampeter, PA)
200425514Y$635,000Billy Buckner (minors)RHP-1.029270.222.546447126.021.6204YrUniversity of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
200426322Y$575,000*Erik Cordier (minors)RHP-0.2150015004.421.420HSSouthern Door HS (Brussels, WI)
20032425Y$775,000Shane Costa (minors)OF-0.71544215.254.6554YrCalifornia State University, San Bernardino (San Bernardino, CA)
20022476Y$800,000Adam Donachie (minors)CHSTimber Creek HS (Orlando, FL)
20012539Y$1,750,000Roscoe Crosby (minors)OFHSUnion HS (Union, SC)
20002444Y$800,000Mike Tonis (minors)C-0.1260.000.1434YrUniversity of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
19992543Y$615,000*Brian Sanches (minors)RHP2.4182110.091.1821951373.751.4104YrLamar University (Beaumont, TX)
19992587Y$400,000Wes Obermueller (minors)RHP-1.074930.237.5578011225.821.6504YrUniversity of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
19982474Y$475,000Robbie Morrison (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
19972597NDane Sardinha (minors)C-1.0591513.166.508HSKamehameha HS (Honolulu, HI)
199624914YTaylor Myers (minors)RHPHSGreen Valley HS (Henderson, NV)
199524919YCarlos Beltrn (minors)OF70.125869768435.279.837HSFernando Callejo HS (Manati, Puerto Rico)
199425016YJed Hansen (minors)2B-0.3871764.256.7174YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
19922446Y*Jon Lieber (minors)RHP24.23636120.139.3454011311244.271.2824YrUniversity of South Alabama (Mobile, AL)
19912451Y*Ryan Long (minors)3B0.0690.222.522HSJ. Frank Dobie HS (Houston, TX)
198924313YRich Tunison (minors)1BJCEastern Florida State College (Cocoa, FL)
19892s5828Y*Lance Jennings (minors)CHSEl Rancho HS (Pico Rivera, CA)
198824818YBob Hamelin (minors)1B2.5497127267.246.816JCRancho Santiago College (Santa Ana, CA)
19872419YTerry Shumpert (minors)2B-0.2854196949.252.7244YrUniversity of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
198625224YDarryl Robinson (minors)OFHSWhitney M. Young HS (Chicago, IL)
198524517YChris Jelic (minors)C0.04111.091.4554YrUniversity of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
198424416YLuis de los Santos (minors)3B-0.9551390.209.547HSNewtown HS (Elmhurst, NY)
198324921YTodd Mabe (minors)SSHSEdison HS (Huntington Beach, CA)
198223810YJoe Szekely (minors)C4YrTexas A&M University (College Station, TX)
19812348Y*Mark Gubicza (minors)RHP37.40003841321363.961.362HSWilliam Penn Charter School (Philadelphia, PA)
198124923YTony Ferreira (minors)LHP-0.10002007.941.410HSNorth Riverside HS (Riverside, CA)
198024216YRoger Hansen (minors)3BHSRio Mesa HS (Oxnard, CA)
198024620Y*Mike Olson (minors)RHPHSSt. Louis Park HS (St. Louis Park, MN)
197924721YJohn Skinner (minors)RHP4YrNorth Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)
197825125YDarryl Motley (minors)OF0.5413133344.243.682HSU. S. Grant HS (Portland, OR)
197724721YMike Morley (minors)LHPHSEisenhower HS (Saginaw, MI)
197624218NTim Brandenburg (minors)LHPHSElizabethtown HS (Elizabethtown, KY)
19752339NPat Gillie (minors)RHPHSAlhambra HS (Phoenix, AZ)
197424218YBobby Edmondson (minors)CHSLakeview HS (Fort Oglethorpe, GA)
19732339YBrian Trifiolis (minors)CHSWest Orange HS (West Orange, NJ)
197224218YDennis Leonard (minors)RHP25.73003121441063.71.2614YrIona College (New Rochelle, NY)
19712295YGeorge Brett (minors)SS88.6270710349317.305.857HSEl Segundo HS (El Segundo, CA)
19702328YJohn Johnson (minors)SSHSLittle Rock Central HS (Little Rock, AR)
196924723YDale Phillips (minors)SSHSFresno HS (Fresno, CA)

*Compensation Picks
Erik Cordier (Royals-2) - Pick from Mariners as compensation for Free Agent Raul Ibanez
Brian Sanches (Royals-2) - Pick from Tigers as compensation for Free Agent Dean Palmer
Jon Lieber (Royals-2) - Pick from Yankees as compensation for Free Agent Danny Tartabull
Ryan Long (Royals-2) - Pick from Yankees as compensation for Free Agent Steve Farr
58. Lance Jennings (Royals-2s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Jamie Quirk
Mark Gubicza (Royals-2) - Pick from Cardinals as compensation for Free Agent Darrell Porter
Mike Olson (Royals-2) - Pick from Angels as compensation for Free Agent Freddie Patek

Other Rounds: 1st round / 2nd round / 3rd round

61 matching player(s). 31 played in the majors (50%). Total of 246.8 WAR, or 8.0 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft

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The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.

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