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Royals ink former Atlanta prospect Negret

December 7, 2017

KANSAS CITY -- The Royals continue to pluck Braves players now available after the Atlanta organization was found guilty by Major League Baseball of circumventing international signing guidelines.After signing 18-year-old right-hander Yefri Del Rosario on Tuesday, the Royals agreed to terms with outfield prospect Juan Carlos Negret, per Jesse Sanchez

KANSAS CITY -- The Royals continue to pluck Braves players now available after the Atlanta organization was found guilty by Major League Baseball of circumventing international signing guidelines.
After signing 18-year-old right-hander Yefri Del Rosario on Tuesday, the Royals agreed to terms with outfield prospect Juan Carlos Negret, per Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. The club has not confirmed.
Negret, 18, is 6-feet-1, 180 pounds, and hit .264 with two home runs and 10 RBIs in 50 games in the Dominican Summer League last year. He is right-handed.

Jeffrey Flanagan has covered the Royals since 1991, and for MLB.com since 2015. Follow him on Twitter @FlannyMLB.