Kansas City Royals: Checking in on prospect Nick Pratto

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Nick Pratto of the Lexington Legends is the Kansas City Royals sixth ranked prospect. He’s currently on an eight game hitting streak.

The Lexington Legends are en route to a playoff berth, and Nick Pratto has been a large part of their success in the second half of the season. According to MLB Pipeline, Nick Pratto is the sixth ranked prospect within the Kansas City Royals organization. In addition, he is ranked in the seventh spot on the list of Top 10 First Base Prospects spanning all MLB farm systems.

Pratto has played in 120 games on the season, all with Lexington. The first baseman is likely to make an appearance in the Major Leagues around the 2021 season. He was the Kansas City Royals first round draft pick in 2017.

Speaking Statistically

As far as statistics are concerned, Nick Pratto has had a fantastic season. He’s slashing .275/.340/.429 and has tallied 12 home runs within the 2018 season. He has also stolen 20 bases, yielded 44 walks, and his hit total is up to 125.

In the first half of the season, Pratto slashed .238/.288/.367. In the second half, he has heated up a little, for a slash of .316/.394/.498. In the first half of the season, the Lexington Legends finished in a tie for second place. But in the second half, they are in command and on their way to securing a playoff berth heading into the last week of the season.

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Pratto is currently on an eight game hitting streak. In his most recent outing, he was 4-for-5 with three RBIs. Nick Pratto is just 19 years old, meaning he has a strong future ahead of him. The lefty is one of the more exciting prospects the Kansas City Royals have coming up, he just needs a few more years to progress through the farm system and gain more experience.