Vilade drafted by Rockies

Published on Monday, 12 June 2017 23:40 - Written by


Ryan Vilade, son of former UT Tyler baseball coach James Vilade, was selected in the second round of the MLB Draft on Monday.

The third baseman at Stillwater (Oklahoma) High School was the 48th overall choice by the Colorado Rockies.

The elder Vilade, who started the UT Tyler baseball program, is an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Oklahoma State Cowboys.