Jonesboro, Ark. (5/3/19)– Arkansas State senior first baseman Kyle MacDonald was selected with the 825th pick in the 27thround by the New York Yankees in the 2019 Major League Draft Wednesday afternoon.
MacDonald becomes the 16thplayer drafted since head coach Tommy Raffo took over in 2009.
“We are very proud and excited for Kyle MacDonald on being selected by the New York Yankees in the 2019 MLB Draft,” said A-State head coach Tommy Raffo. “He has a great opportunity to continue his baseball dream and career with a first-class organization.”
A native of Mississauga, Ontario, MacDonald finished the 2019 campaign with .