KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Mike Moustakas says it feels pretty good
to be a millionaire.
The six-foot shortstop was the overall number-two choice in the
June baseball draft, and he agreed to terms with the Kansas City
Royals late last night.
Moustakas got almost $900,000 more in bonus money than the
3-plus million dollars recommended by major league baseball in the
new informal slotting arrangement.
He's the top home run hitter in California high school history.
Moustakas didn't agree to the Royals' terms until eleven minutes
before the deadline.
If he hadn't signed, the Royals would have received the overall
number-three pick in next year's draft as compensation.
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