Royals sign third-round pick Michael Antonio
The Royals today announced the signing of third-round pick Michael Antonio and 41st-round selection Matt Ridings from the 2010 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Both players will report to Surprise, Ariz.
Antonio, the 86th overall pick, is a 6-foot-1, 170-pound shortstop out of George Washington High School in New York, NY. Ridings is a 6-foot, 190-pound right-handed pitcher from Western Kentucky University. To date, the Royals have signed 29 of their 50 selections from the 2010 Draft, including 11 of the top 17 picks, and eight undrafted free agents.