Royals ink second round pick M.J. Melendez


The Royals have reportedly reached a deal with their second selection, M.J. Melendez. Taken with the 52nd overall pick on Monday, the Florida prep catcher and the Kansas City Royals signed for $2.1 million. This signing is way over the slot value $1,295,700 for pick 52.

Melendez had a commitment to Florida International University, where his father was the head baseball coach.


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