Former University of Alabama second baseman Peyton Wilson has agreed to a full slot value deal with the Kansas City Royals. Wilson was drafted with the No. 66 overall pick in the 2021 MLB First Year Player Draft last week. His agreement with the Royals pays him $1,003,300 according to Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline.
Love him, or hate him, Alabama-native-Bo Jackson is one of the most polarizing figures in SEC football history. If you ask any fan, Alabama or Auburn, they will surely have an opinion on the duel-sport athlete and his impact on the sporting world. On the 35th Anniversary of his Heisman trophy being awarded to him, let’s remember the greatness that was Bo Jackson.
With the fourth pick in the third round, the Kansas City Royals selected outfielder, Tyler Gentry. Gentry became the second-highest outfielder selected in program history after Joe Vitiello went in the first round in 1991. Gentry is eligible to return to Alabama should he choose not to sign a professional contract.
Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, whose electric arm helped his team win the 2015 World Series title, was killed in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic early Sunday.
Royals vice president Mike Swanson confirmed Ventura's death...