Drafted baseball signees say they'll play for Gamecocks

June 8, 2014 

Madison Stokes


South Carolina’s class of 2014 signees selected on the final day of the MLB draft announced via Twitter their intentions to follow through on their commitments and play for the Gamecocks.

Hobart, Ind., right-handed pitcher Brandon Murray was drafted in the 30th round by the Philadelphia Phillies. He was ranked the No. 385 overall prospect by Baseball America.

A.C. Flora shortstop Madison Stokes, No. 347 by Baseball America, went to the New York Yankees in the 40th round.

Other signees who were ranked in the Baseball America Top 500 who went undrafted were:

-- Greenville High center fielder Clark Scolamiero (No. 211),

-- Weaverville, N.C., pitcher-outfielder Alex Destino (No. 246 and No. 163 by MLB.com),

-- Onley, Va., catcher Hunter Taylor (No. 248).

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