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Pirates pick Priester in first round of MLB Draft #18 overall

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WKBN) – The Pittsburgh Pirates have selected right-handed pitcher Quinn Priester at #18 overall in the Major League Baseball Draft.

Priester is a product of Cary-Grove High School in Illinois.

He was the 2019 Gatorade Player of the Year in Illinois, after posting a record of 7-2 with a 1.04 ERA. He also had 80 strikeouts in 53 2/3 innings of work.

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