Royals Sign 16 Year Old Japanese Pitcher

The Kansas City Royals signed 16 year old Japanese pitcher Kaito Yuki to a minor league contract. Myworld did not think this was possible. According to YakyuDB, Kaito represented Japan at the McHenry County Youth Sports Association International Tournament. A number of top Japanese high schools were scouting Kaito hoping he would attend their school. Yuki is from the same area as Yu Darvish, Habikino, Osaka. Yuki throws a fastball at 87 miles per hour.

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