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RC Interview with 3rd rounder Tyler Sample


In the third round of Thursday's draft, the Royals selected Tyler Sample, a big righthander out of J.K. Mullen High School in Denver, Colorado. The 6-foot-7 pitcher this weekend became the first draftee to sign, and he's scheduled to leave for Arizona on Tuesday. On Saturday afternoon, RC caught up with Sample to discuss his big weekend, his pitches, and his recovery from Tommy John surgery.

Royals Corner: So Tyler, congratulations on your selection. I understand you've already signed with the Royals. What has the whole draft experience been like for you? Tyler Sample: That's right. It was exciting. My agent told me that I was gonna go a little bit higher than I did. When I got the call, it was really exciting. RC: Where were you expecting to go in the draft? TS: My agent was kind... Recommended Stories