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KC Royals: Top prospect rewind, infielder Bobby Witt Jr.

As the KC Royals continue their rebuild, an emphasis will be placed on prospect development. Welcome to the continuation of our “Top prospect rewind” series. The subject of this article: Bobby Witt Jr.

The son of former 16-year MLB vet Bobby Witt, Witt has baseball in his blood. His phenomenal high school career led to him signing a letter of intent to play for the University of Oklahoma but because he was already so advanced, he elected to go the MLB Draft route. It was the right move, as the Kansas City Royals took Witt with the No.