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2021 Kansas City Royals Instructional League Roster

The Royals' instructional league group is led by some of their recent high-round draftees and international signings with plenty of upside. The pitchers are headed up by lefty Frank Mozzicato, who was somewhat of a surprise pick in the first round of the most recent draft. Mozzicato is joined by the Royals' next six picks, from second-rounder Ben Kudrna to sixth-rounder Dayton Dooney.

Taking it back a year, the Royals also invited three of their six picks from 2020: righthander Ben Hernandez, outfielder Tyler Gentry and lefty Christian Chamberlain.

The Royals' instructional league outfielders are led by a pair of intriguing players in Erick Peña and Darryl Collins. The former was KC's highest-profile signing in the 2019 international class whose first crack at a pro debut was wiped out by the pandemic. The latter started to make noise last year at this time and paid it off with a fine season at Low-A Columbia.

Ismael AquinoRHP23
Wander AriasRHP21
Luinder AvilaRHP20
Harrison BeetheRHP23
Eric CerantolaRHP21
Christian ChamberlainLHP21
Andres Diaz RHP20
Isaiah Henry RHP20
Ben HernandezRHP20
Ben KudrnaRHP18
Frank Mozzicato LHP18
Charlie NeuweilerRHP21
Shane PanziniRHP19
Dario PeraltaRHP20
Samuel ValerioRHP18
Luis Villar LHP20
Marlin Willis LHP22
Kale EmshoffC23
Omar Hernandez C18
Carter JensenC18
Guillermo QuintanaC19
Luca TreshC21
Dayton DooneyINF22
Omar FlorentinoINF19
Herard GonzalezINF19
Francis GrullonINF20
Diego MaicanINF20
Brady McConnellINF23
Jake MeansINF24
Dillan Shrum INF23
Tyler TolbertINF22
Daniel Vazquez INF17
Cam Williams INF23
Peyton Wilson INF21
Darryl CollinsOF19
Parker BatesOF23
Jaswel De Los SantosOF19
Burle DixonOF21
Tyler GentryOF21
Omar NuelOF18
Erick PenaOF18
Rothaikeg SeijasOF18
River TownOF18
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