The K Zone

June 28, 2014

Royals sign first-round pick LHP Brandon Finnegan

The Royals have agreed to terms with Brandon Finnegan, the left-handed pitcher from TCU they selected with the No. 17 pick in this month’s draft.

The K Zone

Andy McCullough blogs about the Royals and baseball

The Royals have agreed to terms with Brandon Finnegan, the left-handed pitcher from TCU they selected with the No. 17 pick in this month’s draft.

Finnegan signed for the full bonus for his draft slot, $2,200,600, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. CBS Sports first reported the bonus figure.

Finnegan, a 21-year-old from Fort Worth, went 9-3 with a 2.04 ERA for the Horned Frogs. He struck out 134 batters in 105 2/3 innings.

The Royals introduced Finnegan in a press conference before Saturday’s game.

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