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Projecting KC Royals prospects: No. 18, Zach Haake

Welcome back to Kings of Kauffman’s “Projecting the Prospects” series for 2020. We’ll be reviewing each of the organizations Top 30 prospects and projecting their best, worst and most likely scenarios for the upcoming season. Up for today is pitcher Zach Haake.

Years from now, after he’s thrown his last pitch and is long retired from baseball, a Sunday afternoon in June, 2019, spent in Lexington, Kentucky, will likely remain lodged in Zach Haake’s memory. Haake, one of the promising pitchers the KC Royals selected in the 2018 amateur draft, started and lost for the club’s Lexington affiliate that day.