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.