Royals Sign Four Year Agreement With Lexington Legends of the South Atlantic League
Kansas City, MO (September 20, 2012) – The Kansas City Royals have signed a four-year player development contract (PDC) through the 2016 season with the Lexington Legends of the Class A South Atlantic League. The Royals spent the 2011-2012 campaigns with the Kane County Cougars of the Midwest League.
“The Kansas City Royals are extremely pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Lexington Legends on a Player Development Contract,” said Royals Director of Minor League Operations Scott Sharp. “We have long coveted the South Atlantic League as one of the best leagues in baseball for developing young players. The fact that we get the chance to join the league in one of the finest facilities with a strong ownership group and front office staff is a tremendous bonus. We look forward to the new relationship and making new Royals fans in the great state of Kentucky.”
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