According to Frankie Piliere at MLB Fanhouse and “multiple industry sources”, the Royals have made a pre-draft agreement with University of Miami catcher Yasmani Grandal and will select him as the fourth overall draft pick in the first round of Monday’s amateur draft. The Royals had been high on the catcher from the get-go. Industry sources are “confident” that the deal has agreed to, though details of this contract are not yet available and likely will not be available until after the draft.
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