Samuel Ayres Selman
- Bats Right, Throws Left
- Height 6' 3", Weight 195 lb.
- School Vanderbilt University
- High School St. Andrew's Episcopal School
- Debut August 1, 2019
He was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 14th round of the 2009 amateur draft, but did not sign a contract. He did sign after being taken by the Royals in the 2nd round of the 2012 amateur draft. His signing bonus was $750,000.
Selman went 5-4 with a 2.09 ERA in 13 games (12 starts) for the Idaho Falls Chukars in 2012, striking out 89 batters and allowing only 45 hits in 60 1/3 innings. He was named a Pioneer League Post-Season All-Star and the Pioneer League Pitcher of the Year. In 2013, he went 11-9 with a 3.38 ERA in 27 starts for the Wilmington Blue Rocks, striking out 128 batters in 125 1/3 innings and allowing only 88 hits. He was named a MiLB.com Organization All-Star following the season. He began 2014 with the Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals.