Lashmet is 4-for-13 in his pro career so far.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Chris Lashmet in the 33rd round of the 2011 draft.  Lashmet, taken as a third baseman, was a senior out of Northwestern University.  He had a strong bat, with a .353/.409/.495 line in 190 at-bats in 2011.  Lashmet reported to State College, where he has played mostly first base.  I met up with Chris while I was in State College, and asked him about being drafted, and his first impression of the pros.

1. Did you do anything special to follow the draft?

I was just sitting on the couch at my house.  Just watching with my friends online.  Not really doing much, just watching TV.

2. What was the reaction when you found out you were drafted?

I was just relieved.  I knew I was probably going to get drafted...

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