Brewers draft prep standout Turang in 1st round

The Brewers drafted Turang's father Brian in 1987, but he didn't sign with the team.

Milwaukee - The Milwaukee Brewers selected shortstop Brice Turang from Santiago (CA) High School with their first pick (21st overall) of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft.

Turang, 18, batted .352 with 5 HR, 21 RBI and a .464 OBP during his senior season. The left-handed hitter was scouted by Area Scout Wynn Pelzer and Regional Supervisor Josh Belovsky. He is committed to play at Louisiana State University.

His father, Brian, was originally drafted by the Brewers in the 20th round of the 1987 Draft, but did not sign. He was then selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 51st round of the 1989 Draft and went on to play parts of two seasons with the Major League team.