Jack Kenley Drafted by the Detroit Tigers

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Arkansas junior infielder Jack Kenley is the latest Razorback to be drafted after being selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 8th round of the 2019 MLB Draft with the 232nd overall pick.

Kenley had a .190 career average in 77 games played the previous two seasons with only 12 RBI.  In 2019, a breakout year for Kenley, the Germantown, Tennessee native is hitting .324 in 219 at bats.  Kenley has played in all 61 games starting 60 for the Hogs.  He has 12 home runs and 50 RBI with a .571 slugging percentage.  He also leads the team in triples with four and has 10 doubles. He is also 8 for 9 in stolen bases.

Kenley and the Hogs will return to the field this weekend in the Fayetteville Super Regional against Ole Miss.

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