Pirates select Nick Lodolo 41st overall in 2016 Draft

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have selected left-handed pitcher Nick Lodolo with the 41st overall selection (Competitive Balance Lottery Round A section) of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Pirates Director of Scouting Joe DelliCarri.

The 18-year-old Lodolo attended Damien High School in La Verne, California. He was a 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game first-team All-American. Lodolo was also a 2015 second-team preseason Underclass All-American.