Foster Griffin

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Pitcher Foster Griffin was the 28th overall pick in the 2014 amateur draft, taken by the Kansas City Royals; that made him the first pick of the supplemental first round. The scout was Jim Buckley. His signing bonus was $1.925 million. In his first pro year, he was 0-2 with a 3.21 ERA in 11 starts for the Burlington Royals. Going into 2015, Baseball America ranked him the #7 prospect in the Royals chain. He was 4-6 with a 5.44 ERA in 22 starts for the Lexington Legends that year. He was rated the #9 prospect in the club's system going into 2016.

He was named to the United States team for the 2017 Futures Game.

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