Brian Miller was the fifth and final Commodore selected in the draft on Saturday.
June 7, 2014
Nashville, Tenn. - The final day of the Major League Baseball Draft saw two more Commodores be selected with Jared Miller going to Arizona in the 11th round and Brian Miller going to Tampa Bay in the 15th round.
Jared Miller has started 10 games for the Dores this season and appeared in five more, going 6-2 with a 4.20 ERA. The big lefty started out the season 5-0 in his first five starts with a 0.57 ERA before moving to the bullpen halfway through the Southeastern Conference schedule.
Brian Miller is the all-time saves leader at Vanderbilt with 26 saves in his three seasons at Vanderbilt, including five this season. Last season the Franklin, Tenn. native set the single-season school record with 16 saves. The right-hander has appeared in a team-leading 29 games this season and has pitched in 95 games during his Vandy career.
Five Commodores were drafted overall with the Millers joining Tyler Beede, Adam Ravenelle and Vince Conde. Two more Vanderbilt signees were selected on Saturday as well with Will Toffey going to the New York Yankees in the 23rd round and Jeren Kendall going to Boston in the 30th round. Overall, six Vanderbilt signees were selected over the three days of the draft.
Vanderbilt Players Selected
Tyler Beede - 1st round (14th overall) - San Francisco
Adam Ravenelle - 4th round - Detroit
Vince Conde - 9th round - New York (AL)
Jared Miller - 11th round - Arizona
Brian Miller - 15th round - Tampa Bay
Vanderbilt Signees Selected
Touki Toussaint - 1st round (16th overall) - Arizona
Justus Sheffield - 1st round (31st overall) - Cleveland
Cody Reed - 2nd round - Arizona
Dylan Cease - 6th round - Chicago
Will Toffey - 23rd round - New York (AL)
Jeren Kendall - 30th round - Boston