The Kansas City Royals organization promoted Lexington native Anderson Miller to Double-A Northwest Arkansas on Monday.
Miller, a left fielder who starred in high school at Lafayette and in college at Western Kentucky, had spent all of this season at Class A Advanced Wilmington where he was batting .290 with 11 doubles, four triples, seven home runs, 37 RBI and 15 stolen bases in 70 games.
The Carolina League All-Star had batted .371 in his past 10 games.
Miller, who was drafted in the third round by the Royals in 2015, played for the Class A Lexington Legends during his debut season. He batted .260 with two home runs and 21 RBI for Lexington in 2015.
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He began last season with the Legends, hitting .284 with three homers and 18 RBI before advancing to High-A Wilmington.
Overall, through Sunday’s game, Miller has hit .269 with 42 doubles, 17 home runs and 100 RBI in 205 minor league games.