2nd Round of the 1988 MLB June Amateur Draft

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2nd Round of the 1988 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds:1987 2nd / 1988 1st / 1988 2nd / 1988 3rd / 1989 2nd

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1988231FrRnd1PadresYKelly Lifgren (minors)RHPJCGlendale Community College (Glendale, CA)
1988232FrRnd2IndiansYBrian Johnson (minors)C4YrUniversity of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
1988233FrRnd3BravesYJimmy Kremers (minors)C-129731.110.3694YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
1988234FrRnd4OriolesYArthur Rhodes (minors)LHP15.490360.167.33390087704.081.3033HSLa Vega HS (Waco, TX)
1988235FrRnd5Athletics via DodgersY*Wynn Beck (minors)CHSSouth Brunswick HS (Southport, NC)
1988236FrRnd6RangersYTim Morrow (minors)OFHSSouthern Alamance HS (Graham, NC)
1988237FrRnd7AstrosYMica Lewis (minors)SS4YrCalifornia State University Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
1988238FrRnd8Giants via AngelsY*Scott Ebert (minors)RHPHSEdmond HS (Edmond, OK)
1988239FrRnd9Expos via CubsY*Ben Howze (minors)RHPHSBooker T. Washington HS (Pensacola, FL)
1988240FrRnd10White SoxYLenny Brutcher (minors)RHPHSCicero-North Syracuse HS (Cicero, NY)
1988241FrRnd11Braves via PhilliesY*Matt Murray (minors)RHP-0.7620.5001.0006039.642.070HSLoomis Chaffee HS (Windsor, CT)
1988242FrRnd12Red SoxYAndy Rush (minors)RHPHSSomerset HS (Somerset, PA)
1988243FrRnd13PiratesYKeith Richardson (minors)RHP4YrGeorgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA)
1988244FrRnd14MarinersYGreg Pirkl (minors)C-0.5451168.224.707HSLos Alamitos HS (Los Alamitos, CA)
1988245FrRnd15RedsYJeff Branson (minors)SS-0694155534.246.6724YrUniversity of West Alabama (Livingston, AL)
1988246FrRnd16AthleticsYJoe Slusarski (minors)RHP-0.211890.111.22211813215.181.5334YrUniversity of New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
1988247FrRnd17GiantsYChris Hancock (minors)LHPHSFontana HS (Fontana, CA)
1988248FrRnd18RoyalsYBob Hamelin (minors)1B2.6497127267.246.816JCRancho Santiago College (Santa Ana, CA)
1988249FrRnd19ExposYChris Nabholz (minors)LHP5.61411780.107.25914137353.941.3404YrTowson University (Towson, MD)
1988250FrRnd20TwinsYAlan Newman (minors)LHP-0.2190019227.942.240JCFullerton College (Fullerton, CA)
1988251FrRnd21MetsNJeff Seale (minors)RHPHSFairview HS (Boulder, CO)
1988252FrRnd22Astros via YankeesY*Dave Silvestri (minors)SS-1.31813366.202.6244YrUniversity of Missouri Columbia (Columbia, MO)
1988253FrRnd23CardinalsYMike Hensley (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
1988254FrRnd24BrewersYRandy Snyder (minors)C4YrWashington State University (Pullman, WA)
1988255FrRnd25Blue JaysYTim Hodge (minors)CHSCallaway HS (Jackson, MS)
1988256FrRnd26TigersYScott Livingstone (minors)3B2.4673153317.281.6864YrTexas A&M University (College Station, TX)
19882s57FrRnd27BravesY*John Kupsey (minors)3BHSGloucester Catholic HS (Gloucester City, NJ)

*Compensation Picks
Wynn Beck (Athletics-2) - Pick from Dodgers as compensation for Free Agent Mike Davis
Scott Ebert (Giants-2) - Pick from Angels as compensation for Free Agent Chili Davis
Ben Howze (Expos-2) - Pick from Cubs as compensation for Free Agent Vance Law
Matt Murray (Braves-2) - Pick from Phillies as compensation for Free Agent David Palmer
Dave Silvestri (Astros-2) - Pick from Yankees as compensation for Free Agent Jose Cruz
57. John Kupsey (Braves-2s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Glenn Hubbard

Other Rounds:1987 2nd / 1988 1st / 1988 2nd / 1988 3rd / 1989 2nd

27 matching player(s). 11 played in the majors (40%). Total of 22.1 WAR, or 2.0 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft

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The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.

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