MLB Draft: 17th Round in 2017 (New York Mets)
Pitcher with the look of a premier pro prospect ... has excellent mound presence for a young pitcher and commands three pitches for strikes, including a low 90s fastball ... a strong candidate to make a significant impact on the mound for the Tigers.
Prior to LSU
Posted a 9-0 record in 2017 with a 0.50 ERA in 65 innings, firing 82 strikeouts with only 11 walks ... recorded a 25-4 win-loss mark during his high school career ... named to the Perfect Game Florida All Region 1st Team ... rated among Baseball America's Top 400 prospects in the nation ... received 2016 & 2017 first-team all-First Coast recognition ... helped lead his high school team to the 2015 Class 4A state championship as a sophomore.
Full name is Anthony James Labas ... parents are John and Janet Labas ... has a twin sister, Elizabeth, and a younger brother, Joseph ... father played baseball at Harding University ... on attending LSU – “The things that influenced me to come to LSU were the baseball history and experience that come with being a part of the team, and the fact that LSU is a great academic school.” ... majoring in sport administration at LSU ... born December 8, 1998, in Plano, Texas.