Eighteen @ACCBaseball Players Drafted on Day Two of MLB Draft


Pushes ACC two-day total to 27

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Eighteen ACC players were selected on Friday in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. With the 18 taken on Friday in rounds 3-10, 27 league players have been drafted in the first two days, tied for the most from any conference.

Eleven different ACC programs have had at least one player drafted, led by Virginia with six, Miami with five, and Florida State with four.

The ACC has had at least 40 players drafted eight straight years, including 50 or more in seven of the past eight. The league record stands at 64, set in 2010.

The 2014 MLB Draft will conclude on Saturday with rounds 11-40 starting at 1 p.m.

ACC in the 2014 MLB Draft

Round Pick Player School Pos. Year Team
1 3 Carlos Rodon NC State LHP JR Chicago White Sox
1 13 Trea Turner NC State SS JR San Diego
1 19 Nick Howard Virginia RHP JR Cincinnati
1 27 Luke Weaver Florida State RHP JR St. Louis
CB A 37 Derek Fisher Virginia OF JR Houston
CB A 38 Mike Papi Virginia OF JR Cleveland
2 45 Jake Stinnett Maryland RHP SR Chicago Cubs
2 57 Andrew Suarez Miami LHP JR Washington
2 65 Daniel Gossett Clemson RHP JR Oakland
3 78 Mark Zagunis Virginia Tech C JR Chicago Cubs
4 108 Brett Austin NC State C JR Chicago White Sox
4 110 Sam Clay Georgia Tech LHP SO Minnesota
4 121 Pat Connaughton Notre Dame RHP JR Baltimore
5 154 Drew Van Orden Duke RHP SR Washington
5 157 Michael Russell North Carolina SS JR Tampa Bay
5 163 Chris Diaz Miami LHP JR Atlanta
6 172 Brandon Leibrandt Florida State LHP JR Philadelphia
7 213 Brandon Downes Virginia CF JR Kansas City
7 214 D.K. Carey Miami CF SR Washington
7 222 Branden Cogswell Virginia SS JR Oakland
8 241 Steve Wilkerson Clemson 2B SR Baltimore
8 250 Artie Lewicki Virginia RHP SR Detroit
9 256 Bryan Radziewski Miami LHP SR Houston
9 261 Peter Miller Florida State RHP SR Seattle
9 270 Justin Gonzalez Florida State SS 5S Arizona
9 279 Matt Campbell Clemson RHP SR Los Angeles Dodgers
10 296 Javi Salas Miami RHP SR Milwaukee