FSU's Lueck signs with Kansas City Royals

By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness Sports
June 11, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WCTV) -- Florida State outfielder Jackson Lueck has signed a professional contract with the Kansas City Royals.



Lueck was taken in the eighth round of this past month's MLB Draft, and leaves FSU after three years in Garnet and Gold, compiling a slash line of .309/.414/.521 with 28 home runs and 45 RBI.

In 2018, Lueck hit under .300 for the first time in his collegiate career, but did hit a career-high 15 home runs to accompany his 45 RBI.

Lueck is the second member of the 2018 FSU draft class to sign, after Tyler Holton

The Orlando native was one of two FSU players to be drafted by the Royals this year, with Rhett Aplin being a 28th round selection by KC.



 
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