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1st Round of the 2008 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:2007 1st / 2008 1st / 2008 2nd / 2009 1st

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckFrRndRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
200811FrRnd1RaysTim Beckham (minors)SS0.1570.429.804HSGriffin HS (Griffin, GA)
200812FrRnd2PiratesPedro Alvarez (minors)3B5.55922063104.235.7424YrVanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
200813FrRnd3RoyalsEric Hosmer (minors)1B5.5570218459.275.747HSAmerican Heritage HS (Plantation, FL)
200814FrRnd4OriolesBrian Matusz (minors)LHP2.321480.125.25021426374.951.4604YrUniversity of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
200815FrRnd5GiantsBuster Posey (minors)C23.2603218283.308.8614YrFlorida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
200816FrRnd6MarlinsKyle Skipworth (minors)C-0.0430.000.250HSPatriot HS (Glen Avon, CA)
200817FrRnd7RedsYonder Alonso (minors)1B4.2405126727.271.7294YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
200818FrRnd8White SoxGordon Beckham (minors)SS6.2765266363.245.6814YrUniversity of Georgia (Athens, GA)
200819FrRnd9NationalsAaron Crow (minors)RHP2.52540025420113.431.3264YrUniversity of Missouri Columbia (Columbia, MO)
2008110FrRnd10AstrosJason Castro (minors)C7.1400135240.243.7164YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
2008111FrRnd11RangersJustin Smoak (minors)1B1.0566196074.224.6894YrUniversity of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
2008112FrRnd12AthleticsJemile Weeks (minors)2B1.12408964.260.6824YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
2008113FrRnd13CardinalsBrett Wallace (minors)1B-0.631197129.242.7044YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
2008114FrRnd14TwinsAaron Hicks (minors)OF0.61504679.201.606HSWoodrow Wilson HS (Long Beach, CA)
2008115FrRnd15DodgersEthan Martin (minors)RHP-0.51790.000.00017255.931.640HSStephens County School (Toccoa, GA)
2008116FrRnd16BrewersBrett Lawrie (minors)3B11.7345130443.265.748HSBrookswood SS (Langley, BC)
2008117FrRnd17Blue JaysDavid Cooper (minors)1B0.1722116.270.7504YrUniversity of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
2008118FrRnd18Mets via Braves*Ike Davis (minors)1B5.6585184878.240.7594YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
2008119FrRnd19CubsAndrew Cashner (minors)RHP5.6150981.204.50314320263.251.2004YrTexas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
2008120FrRnd20MarinersJosh Fields (minors)RHP-0.2960095594.661.2594YrUniversity of Georgia (Athens, GA)
2008121FrRnd21TigersRyan Perry (minors)RHP0.315600156664.361.4524YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
2008122FrRnd22MetsReese Havens (minors)SS4YrUniversity of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
2008123FrRnd23PadresAllan Dykstra (minors)1B4YrWake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
2008124FrRnd24PhilliesAnthony Hewitt (minors)SSHSSalisbury Prep (Salisbury, CT)
2008125FrRnd25RockiesChristian Friedrich (minors)LHP-0.733300.100.282325126.111.5304YrEastern Kentucky University (Richmond, KY)
2008126FrRnd26DiamondbacksDaniel Schlereth (minors)LHP0.0940094564.351.5714YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
2008127FrRnd27Twins via Angels*Carlos Gutierrez (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
2008128FrRnd28YankeesGerrit Cole (minors)RHP2.942801.188.4424121123.451.190HSOrange Lutheran HS (Orange, CA)
2008129FrRnd29IndiansLonnie Chisenhall (minors)3B4.1345112136.260.727JCPitt Community College (Winterville, NC)
2008130FrRnd30Red SoxCasey Kelly (minors)SS-0.67100.200.4006236.211.690HSSarasota HS (Sarasota, FL)
20081s31FrRnd31Twins*Shooter Hunt (minors)RHP4YrTulane University (New Orleans, LA)
20081s32FrRnd32Brewers*Jake Odorizzi (minors)RHP1.54040.000.2004011154.131.281HSHighland HS (New Douglas, IL)
2008133FrRnd33MetsBradley Holt (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of North Carolina at Wilmington (Wilmington, NC)
20081s34FrRnd34Phillies*Zach Collier (minors)OFHSChino Hills HS (Chino Hills, CA)
20081s35FrRnd35Brewers*Evan Frederickson (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
2008136FrRnd36RoyalsMike Montgomery (minors)LHPHSHart HS (Santa Clarita, CA)
20081s37FrRnd37Giants*Conor Gillaspie (minors)3B1.329391621.262.7184YrWichita State University (Wichita, KS)
20081s38FrRnd38Astros*Jordan Lyles (minors)RHP-1.3961172.154.4349421335.091.431HSHartsville HS (Hartsville, SC)
20081s39FrRnd39Cardinals*Lance Lynn (minors)RHP7.71191680.065.19911949283.461.2814YrUniversity of Mississippi (Oxford, MS)
20081s40FrRnd40Braves*Brett DeVall (minors)LHPHSNiceville HS (Niceville, FL)
20081s41FrRnd41Cubs*Ryan Flaherty (minors)SS1.626468023.221.6524YrVanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
2008142FrRnd42PadresJaff Decker (minors)OF-0.418311.129.426HSSunrise Mountain HS (Peoria, AZ)
20081s43FrRnd43Diamondbacks*Wade Miley (minors)LHP6.01071951.149.37210638353.791.3204YrSoutheastern Louisiana University (Hammond, LA)
20081s44FrRnd44Yankees*Jeremy Bleich (minors)LHP4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
20081s45FrRnd45Red Sox*Bryan Price (minors)RHP-0.23030020.253.3804YrRice University (Houston, TX)
20081s46FrRnd46Padres*Logan Forsythe (minors)3B2.433898618.235.6464YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)

*Compensation Picks
Ike Davis (Mets-1) - Pick from Braves as compensation for Free Agent Tom Glavine
Carlos Gutierrez (Twins-1) - Pick from Angels as compensation for Free Agent Torii Hunter
Shooter Hunt (Twins-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Torii Hunter
Jake Odorizzi (Brewers-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Francisco Cordero
Zach Collier (Phillies-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Aaron Rowand
Evan Frederickson (Brewers-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Scott Linebrink
Conor Gillaspie (Giants-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Pedro Feliz
Jordan Lyles (Astros-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Trever Miller
Lance Lynn (Cardinals-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Troy Percival
Brett DeVall (Braves-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Ron Mahay
Ryan Flaherty (Cubs-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Jason Kendall
Wade Miley (Diamondbacks-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Livan Hernandez
Jeremy Bleich (Yankees-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Luis Vizcaino
Bryan Price (Red Sox-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Eric Gagne
Logan Forsythe (Padres-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Doug Brocail

46 matching player(s). 35 played in the majors (76%). Total of 105.6 WAR, or 3.0 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.