MLB Draft 2014: Reactions to Miami Marlins' day two selections

Rich Schultz

The Miami Marlins drafted nine players on Friday night in the later rounds of the 2014 MLB Draft. Here are some reactions from around the league.

-Prep shortstop Seymour taken in seventh round | marlins.com: News

The Marlins drafted prep school shortstop Anfernee Seymour with the 197th pick in the seventh round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft on Friday. Seymour, 18, becomes the club's third prep shortstop taken in the Draft. Miami chose a local product from American Heritage High School in Delray Beach, Fla. The 5-foot-11 infielder has an above-average arm and good speed. Listed at 165 pounds, Seymour makes contact with the ball but isn't very strong.

-Marlins add Texas Tech lefty Sadberry in sixth round | marlins.com: News

Southpaw Chris Sadberry was taken 167th overall by the Marlins in the sixth round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft on Friday. The 6-foot-1 left-hander is a redshirt junior for Texas Tech and will pitch the first game of the Lubbock Super Regional on Saturday. His No. 10 Red Raiders will face No. 16 College of Charleston on Saturday, Sunday and if necessary on Monday.

-Miami lands power hitting outfielder Garrett in Round 8 | marlins.com: News

Strong and speedy, the 6-foot-2 Garrett has good range in center. He ran the 60-yard dash in 6.47 seconds at the Perfect Game Showcase in San Diego last year. The right-handed-hitting Garrett has the potential to be a power hitter. He's listed at 195 pounds and used that strength to bat .398 with seven homers and 32 RBIs as a senior.

-Fifth-rounder Soltis first outfielder taken by Marlins | marlins.com: News

The Marlins chose outfielder Casey Soltis with their fifth-round pick of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft on Friday. The 6-foot-1 player from Granada High School in California, was both the first outfielder and the first left-handed hitter selected by Miami this year.

-Marlins open Day 2 with college infielder Anderson | marlins.com: News

The Marlins added left-handed pitcher Michael Mader with the 105th overall pick of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft on Friday. The 6-foot-2 hurler out of Chipola College compiled a 7-3 record and a 3.18 ERA while striking out 74 batters. He became just the second pitcher selected by the Marlins this year.

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