KC Royals select LHP Asa Lacy out of Texas A&M, Baylor's SS Nick Loftin in MLB Draft
The Kansas City Royals have made their first-round selection in the 2020 MLB Draft, taking Left-handed Pitcher Asa Lacy out of Texas A&M.
The team had the fourth overall selection after posting their second straight 100-loss season.
Lacy allowed opponents to hit .162 in 2019, the third best figure in Division I baseball last year. He had a 0.75 ERA and 46 strikeouts in 24 innings.
The Royals also selected Shortstop Nick Loftin out of Baylor with their competitive balance pick.
Loftin was first team All Big-12 and played five different positions on the USA Collegiate National Baseball Team in 2019.