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.
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.