COLUMBIA - South Carolina's baseball signing class survived the annual hit of the MLB Draft over the weekend.
Two incoming freshmen were drafted from the Gamecocks 2014 class. Brandon Murray, a right-handed pitcher from Hobart, Ind., was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 30th round. Shortstop Madison Stokes was selected by the New York Yankees in the 40th round.
Both players tweeted their intentions of going to school.
"I will officially be honoring my commitment to play baseball for the University of South Carolina." Murray tweeted.
Tweeted Stokes: "Although it's an honor to be drafted by the Yankees, I'm going to proudly be a gamecock thank you for your polite comments!" Stokes tweeted.
So, South Carolina's incoming class of 12 high school baseball players is set. Here's a look at all 12 who have signed.
? Jared Williams, SS (Gilbert, SC)
? Brandon Web, P (Owasso, Okla.)
? Madison Stokes, SS (Columbia, SC)
? Alex Destino, P (Weaverville, NC)
? Jared Martin, C (Phenix City, Ala.)
? Tyler Johnson, SP (Richmond, Virg.)
? Hunter Taylor, C (Onley, Virg.)
? Brandon Murray, P (Hobart, Ind.)
? Clark Scolamiero, CF (Greenville, SC)
? Clarke Schmidt (Acworth, Ga.)
? Junioror Harding, P (Cambridge, Md.)
? Dylan Rogers, P (Spartanburg, SC)