Three Commodores Selected on Day Two

Murphy, Rodriguez and Fisher drafted on day two of MLB Draft

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Three Vanderbilt student-athletes were selected on day two of the 2021 Major League Baseball Draft on Monday afternoon.

The trio of Luke Murphy, CJ Rodriguez and Hugh Fisher each were chosen on the second day of the draft, pushing Vanderbilt’s total to five players across the first two days. The Commodores had five players selected for the 14th consecutive draft, which excludes the 2020 shortened five-round draft.

Murphy was selected 110th overall in the fourth round by the Los Angeles Angels, while Rodriguez was chosen with the 158th overall pick in the fifth round by the Oakland A’s. Fisher capped the day for the Commodores, going in the 10th round with the 288th pick to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The 2021 MLB Draft concludes tomorrow afternoon with the third and final day. The action begins at 11 a.m. CT, as rounds 11-20 are set to take place.