Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Yankees Draft: 14th Round - William Davis RHP

H: 6'3"
W:235
H/T:R/R

Davis is out of Dixon High School in North Carolina.  Like the other high schoolers the Yankees have picked Davis has signed a letter of intent, him with Eastern Carolina University.  He has a nickname of "rookie."

During his senior season he hit .524 with 11 HR and 31 RBIs.  However, the Yankees drafted him as a pitcher and this season he went 9-0 with a 1.02 ERA.  He also struck out 136 in only 61.1 innings.

Over his four seasons in high school Davis was 25-4 with a 1.67 ERA and 415 strikeouts in 209.1 innings.  He was also twice named the Daily News' Player of the Year (junior and senior seasons).

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