The Pirates announced today they have signed another player from the 2011 Draft. 33rd round pick Chris Lashmet becomes the 12th player the Pirates have signed from this draft.
The Pirates press release on the signing has this to say about Lashmet:
Chris Lashmet (33rd round – INF): Was a four-year starter at Northwestern…Ended his career ranked second in school history with 49 doubles, fourth with 238 hits, fifth in total bases (355) and 10th in home runs (20)…Led the Wildcats in 2011 with a .353 average, 16 doubles and 67 hits while being named a second-team All-Big Ten selection at third base…His .387 on-base percentage in conference play was the fourth-best mark in the league…Was a first-team All-Big Ten pick his junior year after hitting .327 with a team-best eight home runs and 43 RBI…Posted a .320 career average in 198 games (196 starts) in four-year career with Northwestern.
Lashmet will most likely report to State College.