Royals select Brady Singer with 18th overall pick

FILE - In this June 26, 2017, file photo, Florida pitcher Brady Singer (51) throws in the first inning of Game 1 of the NCAA College World Series baseball finals against LSU in Omaha, Neb. What the Florida baseball team is doing this season is downright ridiculous, even for a defending national champion that looks primed to repeat The top-ranked Gators have won every weekend series they've played in 2018, stretching their eye-popping streak to 17 in a row. (AP Photo/Matt Ryerson, File)
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SECAUCUS, N.J (WIBW) -- The Kansas City Royals selected Brady Singer, a right-handed pitcher from the University of Florida, with the 18th pick in the MLB Draft.

Singer, a 6-foot-5,180-pounder, went 11-1 with a 2.27 ERA and 98 strikeouts this past season with the Gators.

In three years at Florida, Singer went 22-8 with a 3.16 ERA.

Singer was selected by Toronto in the second round (56th overall) of the 2015 Draft, out of Eustis High School (Fla.), but did not sign.

The Royals drafted his teammate, pitcher Jackson Kowar with the 33rd overall pick.

They selected left-handed pitcher Daniel Lynch from the University of Virginia with the 34th overall pick.

The Royals added Kris Bubic, a lefty out of Stanford, with the 40th pick.