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Amalani Fukofuka

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Amalani Fukofuka
Name: Sitaifoni Amalani Fukofuka
Born: Sep 25, 1995 in Hayward, Calif. USA
High School: Logan HS, Union City, Calif.
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 180 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 5th round (144th overall) by the Kansas City Royals in 2013 (signed for $175,000)
Not all scouts were on Fukofuka, and rival teams believe the Royals will save some money with this pick, which makes sense after selecting Indiana State lefthander Sean Manaea in the second round. Scouts who are on Fukofuka like his athleticism. He can dunk a basketball and was a standout wide receiver on Logan's football team, as well. He is an average runner, but is very raw and has a long way to go with the bat. He does have some looseness to his swing, but needs more strength and could spend two years at the Rookie-level. Fukofuka was committed to Chabot (Calif.) JC, but is expected to sign for a discount.
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