Royals sign #1 draft pick Brady Singer

By  | 

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The Kansas City Royals and first-round draft pick Brady Singer have agreed to a contract, KCTV5 reports.

Singer, the 18th overall pick in the 2018 draft, will reportedly receive $4.25 million from the Royals - nearly $1 million above the draft slot value, according to a report from

The club has not confirmed the specifics of the deal.

ā€œIā€™m so excited about this organization," Singer said. "I want to lead this pitching staff to another World Series.ā€

During the regular season, Singer was 11-1 with a 2.27 ERA. Opposing batters hit .188 off of him during the regular season.

He was listed as a Top 5 prospect by Baseball America. Singer was also Baseball America's 2018 National Player of the Year.

The Royals have now signed 32 of their 43 selections from the 2018 MLB Draft.