When was Hunter Dozier Drafted? Who Drafted Hunter Dozier?
When was Hunter Dozier Drafted?
Hunter Dozier was drafted by the Royals as the eighth overall selection in the 2013 Major League Baseball draft.
Who Drafted Hunter Dozier?
The Kansas City Royals drafted Hunter Dozier.
Dozier was chosen eighth overall in the 2013 Major League Baseball draft by the Royals. Dozier agreed to a $2.2 million signing bonus with the Royals.
Prior to joining the Idaho Falls Chukars of the Rookie-level Pioneer League, he reported to the Royals’ Arizona League camp.
In August, he was promoted to the Class A South Atlantic League’s Lexington Legends. He batted.308 with seven home runs and 52 RBIs in 69 games between Idaho Falls and Lexington.
Dozier started the 2014 season with the Class A-Advanced Carolina League’s Wilmington Blue Rocks. The Royals assigned him to the Class AA Texas League’s Northwest Arkansas Naturals on June 18.
He hit .251 with eight home runs and 60 RBIs in 130 games between the two teams. Dozier hit .213 with 12 home runs and 53 RBIs in 128 games for Northwest Arkansas in 2015.
In May, he was promoted to the Omaha Storm Chasers of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League, where he spent the first half of the 2016 season.
The 2016 All-Star Futures Game included Dozier. He slashed .296/.366/.533 with 23 home runs and 75 RBIs in 129 games between Northwest Arkansas and Omaha.
On September 2, 2016, the Royals promoted Dozier to the major leagues. On September 12, he made his major league debut. On September 16, he had his first major league hit.