What Position Does Nick Pratto Play?

Nick Pratto plays as a  first baseman position in the Kansas City Royals organization.

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.

Nick Pratto
Nick Pratto

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 hit .191/.278/.310 with nine home runs and 46 RBIs in 124 games.

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.

Pratto hit .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.

On November 19, 2021, Pratto was added to the 40-man roster following the season.