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Associated Press Kansas City first round draft pick Hunter Dozier watches batting practice before the Royals’ game against the Detroit Tigers on Monday in Kansas City, Mo.

Royals sign 1st-round pick Dozier

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KANSAS CITY, MO. — The Kansas City Royals have signed first-round draft pick Hunter Dozier for $2.2 million.

The Royals selected the former Willmar Stingers’ shortstop eighth overall in Thursday’s draft.

Kansas City 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.

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