The Alexander Central product completed his senior season playing baseball for North Carolina State by making first team All-ACC. McLain was taken in the 9th round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers. He signed his rookie contract and reported to the team’s rookie camp in Arizona. He played a pair of games in the Arizona Rookie League before being promoted to the Class A Great Lakes Loons in Michigan on June 20th.
Thursday night, McLain debuted for the team and made quite an impression. The Alexander County outfielder went 4-5 including a triple and a double and two runs batted in. McLain and the Loons will play tonight in Lansing, Michigan.