2010 MLB Draft, Day One, Pick 4: Christian Colon (SS, Royals)

And fourth overall, the Royals have selected:

Christian Colon, SS, Cal State Fullerton

The Royals were talking about Yasmani Grandal, and then there were rumors that they'd take Chris Sale, but they wound up settling on Colon, whose name came up late. Colon's been a prospect for years, and though his stock has gone up and down, lately he's shown promise in the field at short despite underwhelming foot speed. At the plate, he's more of a line drive guy than a power guy. Lower ceiling but higher probability pick.

Read more at Royals Review.

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