B'ville pitcher Scott Blewett signs with Royals for $1.8 million

Baldwinsville senior pitcher Scott Blewett, drafted in the second round by the Kansas City Royals about two weeks ago, signed with the Royals this afternoon.

The right hander was selected in the second round as the 56th player in the MLB First-Year Player Draft. His seven-year deal with the Royals is worth $1.8 million.

Blewett will start in Class A ball in the Royals organization.