Royals complete day two of Draft

The Kansas City Royals completed the second day of the 2015 First-Year Rule 4 Player Draft today, selecting eight players after drafting right-handed pitchers Ashe Russell, Nolan Watson and Josh Staumont on Monday.

The Royals first selection of the day came in the third round (98th overall) with 21-year-old center fielder Anderson Miller from Western Kentucky University. Left-handed pitcher Garrett Davila from South Point High School (NC) was the club's fourth-round pick (129th overall), while KC took center fielder Roman Collins from Florida Atlantic University in the fifth round (159th overall).

The club drafted two high school players, one junior college player and five players from four-year colleges today. Among the 11 players selected over the first two days, the position-by-position breakdown includes: seven pitchers (four right-handers, three left-handers), one infielder and three outfielders.

Below is a complete list of the players selected by the Kansas City Royals through the first two days of the 2015 Rule 4 First-Year Player Draft. The draft concludes with rounds 11-40 on Wednesday, beginning at 11:00 a.m. CDT.

Rnd

Sel #

Name

Pos

School

1

21

Ashe Russell

RHP

Cathedral Catholic HS (IN)

1

33

Nolan Watson

RHP

Lawrence North HS (IN)

2

64

Josh Staumont

RHP

Azusa Pacific University (CA)

3

98

Anderson Miller

CF

Western Kentucky Univ.

4

129

Garrett Davila

LHP

South Point HS (NC)

5

159

Roman Collins

CF

Florida Atlantic University

6

189

Cody Jones

CF

Texas Christian University

7

219

Gabriel Cancel

SS

Padre Anibal Reyes Belen HS (PR)

8

249

Andre Davis

LHP

University of Arkansas -Pine Bluff

9

279

Joey Markus

LHP

Indian River State College (FL)

10

309

Alex Luna

RHP

University of Alabama-Birmingham