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KC Royals select LHP Asa Lacy out of Texas A&M, Baylor's SS Nick Loftin in MLB Draft

Texas A&M's Asa Lacy (35) throws a strike against a Miami (Oh) batter during an NCAA baseball game on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)
Texas A&M's Asa Lacy (35) throws a strike against a Miami (Oh) batter during an NCAA baseball game on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)(WIBW)
Published: Jun. 10, 2020 at 6:41 PM CDT
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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.

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