Former WVU First Baseman McBroom Promoted to Royals

Former West Virginia first baseman Ryan McBroom was called up to the Major Leagues by the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday.

McBroom led the International League (AAA) with a .976 OPS in 117 games with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders this season.

He was traded from the New York Yankees to the Royals on August 31 for future considerations.

He was WVU's first baseman from 2011-2014 and led WVU in home runs and runs batted in for three consecutive season.