Nicholas Michael Pratto is a first baseman for the Kansas City Royals of the Major League Baseball.
How Old Is Nick Pratto?
Nick Pratto is 23 years old. He was born on October 6, 1998.
In the 2011 Little League World Series title game versus Japan, Pratto hit a walk-off single for Huntington Beach. He represented Team USA at the 18U Baseball World Cup in 2015.
Pratto spent his first two years of high school at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California, before transferring to Huntington Beach High School in Huntington Beach, California.
He was teammates with Hagen Danner at Huntington Beach. He hit.330 as a senior in 2017, with nine home runs and 22 RBIs. He is committed to play college baseball at the University of Southern California (USC).
Pratto was regarded as one of the most promising prospects in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft. The Kansas City Royals selected him with the 14th overall choice in the draft.
He signed with the Arizona League Royals and made his professional debut there, batting .247 with four home runs, 34 RBIs, and ten stolen bases in 52 games.
In 127 games with the Lexington Legends in 2018, he hit .280/.343/.443 with 14 home runs, 62 RBIs, and 22 stolen bases.
Pratto played for the Wilmington Blue Rocks in 2019.
He slashed in 124 games. With nine home runs and 46 RBIs, he hit 191/.278/.310. Pratto did not appear in a game in 2020 since the Minor League Baseball season was canceled due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
He joined the Northwest Arkansas Naturals in 2021. Pratto was chosen to play in the All-Star Futures Game in June. In mid-July, he was promoted to the Omaha Storm Chasers.
.265/.385/.602 with 36 home runs, 98 RBIs, 28 doubles, and 12 stolen bases in 124 games between the two teams. Behind teammate MJ Melendez, he has 36 home runs in the lower levels.
He won the Minor League Gold Glove Award as the best-fielding first baseman at any level of Minor League Baseball at the end of the season.