McBroom begins his first season with the Ducks and 11th in professional baseball. The outfielder spent three seasons in the Major Leagues with the Kansas City Royals (2019-21). He appeared in 66 games, batting .268 with six home runs, 16 RBIs, 17 runs, 44 hits, eight doubles and 12 walks. He was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 15th round of the 2014 amateur draft from West Virginia University, and was a four-time Organization All-Star (2015, Blue Jays; 2018-19, Yankees; 2021, Royals). 

The 32-year old played in Japan with the Hiroshima Carp in 2022 and 2023, combining to hit .253 with 24 home runs, 112 RBIs, 83 runs, 191 hits, 42 doubles and a stolen base. In the first at bat of his Major League Baseball career with the Royals on September 3, 2019 at Kauffman Stadium, he singled off Detroit Tigers left-hander Daniel Norris in a game that was started for Kansas City by Ducks teammate Mike Montgomery.