Lambright selected by Rockies in 27th round of MLB Draft


ABILENE, Texas - As the MLB Draft concludes, a local product finally had his name called.

Abilene Christian University's Brandon Lambright was picked in the 27th round by the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday afternoon.

Lambright, a senior from Friday Harbor in Washington, was a closer for the Wildcats on the mound. His twin brother Austin, a redshirt junior, also is on the ACU roster as a pitcher, getting a handful of starts for ACU.

In 2016 Lambright saw 19 appearances all in relief, with 2 saves and he continued that role in the 2017 season.