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RC Prospect Report: Jamar Walton

Walton had a solid 2007 season with the Bees

The Royals signed Jamar Walton after he was released at midseason by the Florida Marlins. Despite being a fourth round selection with outstanding tools, he struggled through three and a half seasons in the Marlins' organization. However, once in the Royals' organization, Walton responded with the first real success of his professional career.

Vital Statistics: Name: Jamar Walton Position: OF DOB: 01/05/1986 Height: 6'4" Weight: 195 Bats: Left Throws: Right RC 2008 Rank: 48 Background: Jamar Walton was selected by the Florida Marlins in the fourth round of the 2004 draft. At the time, Walton was being heavily recruited by colleges for basketball, football, and baseball, but he ultimately decided to sign a contract with the Marlins... Recommended Stories