Former Memphis pitcher inks deal with Kansas City Royals

Former Memphis pitcher inks deal with Kansas City Royals
(Source: Twitter/@asmith1030)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Former Memphis Tigers Pitcher Alex Smith is now officially in the big leagues.

Smith, a 24th-round pick of the Kansas Royals, put pen to paper, inking a contract for $125,000.

As a senior this season, Smith struck out 36 batters in 33 Innings. Opponents hit just .211 against him--that’s second best on the Tigers staff.

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