Yanks close Day 2 by taking JMU infielder McFarland

The Yankees wrapped up business on Day 2 of the First-Year Player Draft on Friday by selecting infielder Ty McFarland from James Madison (Va.) University in the 10th round, the 302nd overall selection.

McFarland was the eighth college player taken in the first nine picks by the Yankees, who have selected five pitchers and four position players through the Draft's second day.

The Draft concludes on Saturday, with exclusive coverage of Rounds 11-40 beginning on MLB.com at 1 p.m. ET.

McFarland, 22, is a left-handed batter who throws right-handed. He is the son of longtime JMU head coach Joe "Spanky" McFarland.

As a senior, McFarland was First Team All-CAA and led JMU in batting average (.317; 72-for-227), slugging percentage (.507), runs scored (47), hits, home runs (nine), total bases (115), at-bats and tied for first in games started (53).

McFarland also led the team with 21 multihit games, nine of which featured three or more hits. He also had 12 doubles, two triples and three steals, walking 21 times and striking out 19 times.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and read his MLBlog, Bombers Beat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.