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KANSAS CITY, Mo | Royals sign 16-year-old Japanese pitcher for $322,500

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kaito Yuki is headed to the Kansas City Royals organization instead of attending high school in Japan. The 16-year-old pitcher agreed Sunday to a minor league contract with a $322,500 signing bonus. He is thought to be the first Japanese junior high school player to sign with a major league club. … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo | Royals sign 16-year-old Japanese pitcher for $322,500

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  | Royals sign 16-year-old Japanese pitcher out of junior high

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Kaito Yuki is headed to the Kansas City Royals organization instead of attending high school in Japan. The team signed Yuki, a 16-year-old pitcher, out of junior high to a standard seven-year minor league contract Sunday. He is thought to be the first Japanese junior high school player to sign with … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo.  | Royals sign 16-year-old Japanese pitcher out of junior high