Wilmington's Smith named to All-Star squad

Wilmington's Smith named to All-Star squad

Wilmington's Smith named to All-Star squad

KANSAS CITY -- Pitcher Kyle Smith of the Royals' Class A Wilmington (Del.) club was named to the Carolina League's All-Star team.

Smith, a right-hander, has a 4-1 record and a 1.92 ERA in 11 starts. His stats include 62 strikeouts against 19 walks.

From Santaluces High in Lantana, Fla., Smith was a fourth-round pick in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft. Last year, he was a combined 5-3 with a 2.86 ERA in one game for Rookie Idaho Falls and 13 games for Class A Kane County.

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.