The Yankees dipped into the college ranks for their first pick of Day 2 of the MLB Draft on Monday with third-round righthander Trystan Vreiling of Gonzaga.
They dipped into the college ranks for their next pick, too, but this draftee also comes from the same high school that produced perfect game pitchers Don Larsen and David Wells. Unfortunately, he’s not a pitcher.
In the fourth round, the Yankees selected lefthanded-hitting outfielder Anthony Hall of the University of Oregon. Hall attended Point Loma High School in San Diego, which has produced seven big-leaguers, including Larsen, Wells and former Mets lefthander Rigo Beltran.
After the Yankees drafted two collegians on Sunday, all eight of their selections on Monday came from college and five of them were righthanded pitchers.
In the fifth round, they selected LSU righthander Eric Reyzelman. In the sixth round, it was Texas Tech righthander Chase Hampton. Northeastern righthander Cam Schlittler went in the seventh round.
Then it was Stanford shortstop Brett Barrera in the eighth round, USC righthander Matt Keating in the ninth and Eastern Kentucky lefthander Will Brian in the 10th.
On Sunday, the Yankees took 6-7 outfielder Spencer Jones of Vanderbilt in the first round and pitcher Drew Thorpe of Cal Poly in the second round.
The draft concludes on Tuesday with rounds 11-20.