Royals sign prospect Adalberto Mondesi

Updated: July 27, 2011, 12:10 PM ET
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNdeportes.com

The Kansas City Royals have signed Dominican prospect Adalberto Mondesi, a shortstop and the 16-year-old son of former major league outfielder Raul Mondesi.

Mondesi received a $2 million signing bonus, according to his father.

"The whole family is very happy for Adalberto, and all he wants to do is play baseball and follow in my footsteps," Raul Mondesi said by phone from Miami, where the Royals and the player reached the agreement. "If it was up to him, he would have signed for free."

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