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MLB: Twins give JSerra's Royce Lewis a record bonus

MLB: Twins give JSerra's Royce Lewis a record bonus

The Minnesota Twins on Saturday signed Royce Lewis, the No. 1 overall pick in last week’s amateur draft, giving the shortstop from San Juan Capistrano JSerra High a $6,725,000 bonus that’s the largest for a high school player since the new compensation system began five years ago.

“This is every boy’s dream,” Lewis said at a news conference at Target Field held between games of a doubleheader. He will start his pro career with Fort Myers of the rookie-level Gulf Coast League.

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