The Royals will add a potential future cornerstone player in Monday nights first round of the Major League Baseball draft.
Theyll pick second overall, the same spot where they selected outfielder Alex Gordon in 2005 and infielder Mike Moustakas in 2007. Both were key figures in the World Series championship in 2015.
Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman, Colleyville Heritage High School (Texas) shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. and University of California first baseman Andrew Vaughn comprise the trio of players widely viewed as top talents in this years draft class.
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