Multiple Teams · Hunter Kiel picked in the 18th round of the 2017 MLB Draft

LSU pitcher Hunter Kiel was chosen by the Chicago White Sox in the 18th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft Wednesday. He was the 537th pick overall.

Kiel, a JUCO transfer from Pensacola State, appeared in 10 games as a reliever and finished with an 18.47 ERA, the highest on the team. He has a high-90s fastball and was chosen by Arizona in the 29th round of the 2016 MLB Draft out of high school.