The primary profession hit for third baseman Bobby Witt Jr. was a go-ahead double within the eighth inning that led to the Kansas Metropolis Royals‘ 3-1 win over the Cleveland Guardians on Thursday.
Witt, 21, was the second general decide within the 2019 MLB June Newbie Draft and emerged over the past three years as arguably the highest prospect within the minor leagues. In 63 video games on the AAA degree final 12 months, Witt batted .285 with 17 residence runs, 46 runs batted in, and 15 stolen bases.
The Royals fell behind 1-0 to the Guardians within the fourth inning, however tied the sport up within the fifth. Witt’s double down the left subject line gave Kansas Metropolis a 2-1 lead.