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RC Interview with 2nd round pick Sam Runion

RC Interview with 2nd round pick Sam Runion

Last week, the Royals selected Sam Runion with the 66th overall pick in the second round of the 2007 draft. The 6-foot-4 righty pitched this spring for A.C. Reynolds High in Asheville, North Carolina, compiling a 5-2 record with a 2.14 ERA. On Monday evening, RC spoke with Runion about his draft day experience, his season, and his pitches.

Royals Corner: First off, congratulations on your selection. How did it feel to be drafted, and can you take us through your day on Thursday? Sam Runion: Thanks. It was very exciting. It was kind of unexpected, and we were thrilled to be the 66th selection. We weren't expecting it, and we were all surprised and excited and happy. RC: Where were you expecting to go in the draft, and did you...

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