Huntsville Native Alex Luna Selected by Kansas City in MLB Draft

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. ( - The Kansas City Royals selected UAB pitcher Alex Luna in the 10th round of Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday.

Luna is a 6-foot-5 right-hander who prepped at Grissom in Huntsville.

Last season for UAB, Luna had a 3-3 record with a 3.44 earned-run average in 13 starts. In 70.2 innings, he struck out 49 and walked 21. Luna blossomed during his junior season, posting a 7-1 record and a 1.76 ERA for the Blazers in 2014.

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