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MadFriars' Spring Training:  Rob Kral

Kral hit 16 HRs in 2013 between LE and SA

Peoria, AZ:  Rob Kral, 25, was drafted in the tenth round of the 2011 draft out of the College of Charleston.  After redshirting his freshman year and seeing sporadic playing time the next, the left-handed hitting catcher came into his own during his final two years with the Cougars hitting .344/.489/.614 in 2010 and .319/.471/.563 in his final season in 2011.

He didn't get many opportunities to show what he could do professionally in his debut season until uber prospect Austin Hedges went down last May and he was able to play consistently for the first time.  Kral hit .296/.437/.566 in the first half with the Storm and finished the year with 16 home runs which was good enough for fourth overall in the organization. He started off well in San Antonio... Recommended Stories

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