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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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YearRndDTOvPckFrRndRdPckTmSignedNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
200811FrRnd1RaysYTim Beckham (minors)SS1.315140814.238.720HSGriffin HS (Griffin, GA)
200812FrRnd2PiratesYPedro Alvarez (minors)3B5.98512837153.238.7594YrVanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
200813FrRnd3RoyalsYEric Hosmer (minors)1B10.18863388102.277.763HSAmerican Heritage HS (Plantation, FL)
200814FrRnd4OriolesYBrian Matusz (minors)LHP2.728080.125.25028027414.921.4604YrUniversity of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
200815FrRnd5GiantsYBuster Posey (minors)C33.58993278116.307.8484YrFlorida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
200816FrRnd6MarlinsYKyle Skipworth (minors)C-0.1430.000.250HSPatriot HS (Glen Avon, CA)
200817FrRnd7RedsYYonder Alonso (minors)1B5.9664210339.269.7214YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
200818FrRnd8White SoxYGordon Beckham (minors)SS5.9953311974.240.6734YrUniversity of Georgia (Athens, GA)
200819FrRnd9NationalsNAaron Crow (minors)RHP2.42540025420113.431.3264YrUniversity of Missouri Columbia (Columbia, MO)
2008110FrRnd10AstrosYJason Castro (minors)C9.5617201862.232.6994YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
2008111FrRnd11RangersYJustin Smoak (minors)1B1.58242555106.223.7004YrUniversity of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
2008112FrRnd12AthleticsYJemile Weeks (minors)2B1.12609554.254.6674YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
2008113FrRnd13CardinalsYBrett Wallace (minors)1B-0.6494128440.238.7054YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
2008114FrRnd14TwinsYAaron Hicks (minors)OF1.9370114628.223.644HSWoodrow Wilson HS (Long Beach, CA)
2008115FrRnd15DodgersYEthan Martin (minors)RHP-0.51790.000.00017255.931.640HSStephens County School (Toccoa, GA)
2008116FrRnd16BrewersYBrett Lawrie (minors)3B15.2588221771.261.734HSBrookswood SS (Langley, BC)
2008117FrRnd17Blue JaysYDavid Cooper (minors)1B0.1722116.270.7504YrUniversity of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
2008118FrRnd18Mets via BravesY*Ike Davis (minors)1B4.9667207681.239.7462000.001.0004YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
2008119FrRnd19CubsYAndrew Cashner (minors)RHP4.02161921.161.38920231533.891.3204YrTexas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
2008120FrRnd20MarinersYJosh Fields (minors)RHP0.218710.000.00018610104.341.2894YrUniversity of Georgia (Athens, GA)
2008121FrRnd21TigersYRyan Perry (minors)RHP0.315600156664.361.4524YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
2008122FrRnd22MetsYReese Havens (minors)SS4YrUniversity of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
2008123FrRnd23PadresYAllan Dykstra (minors)1B-0.513311.129.5154YrWake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
2008124FrRnd24PhilliesYAnthony Hewitt (minors)SSHSSalisbury Prep (Salisbury, CT)
2008125FrRnd25RockiesYChristian Friedrich (minors)LHP-0.4125700.071.21612410285.371.5204YrEastern Kentucky University (Richmond, KY)
2008126FrRnd26DiamondbacksYDaniel Schlereth (minors)LHP0.0940094564.351.5714YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
2008127FrRnd27Twins via AngelsY*Carlos Gutierrez (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
2008128FrRnd28YankeesNGerrit Cole (minors)RHP9.4961802.178.4219447303.231.200HSOrange Lutheran HS (Orange, CA)
2008129FrRnd29IndiansYLonnie Chisenhall (minors)3B7.6577183951.263.724JCPitt Community College (Winterville, NC)
2008130FrRnd30Red SoxYCasey Kelly (minors)SS-1.520140.143.28619286.391.740HSSarasota HS (Sarasota, FL)
20081s31FrRnd31TwinsY*Shooter Hunt (minors)RHP4YrTulane University (New Orleans, LA)
20081s32FrRnd32BrewersY*Jake Odorizzi (minors)RHP8.0101120.083.23710130303.751.211HSHighland HS (New Douglas, IL)
2008133FrRnd33MetsYBradley Holt (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of North Carolina at Wilmington (Wilmington, NC)
20081s34FrRnd34PhilliesY*Zach Collier (minors)OFHSChino Hills HS (Chino Hills, CA)
20081s35FrRnd35BrewersY*Evan Frederickson (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
2008136FrRnd36RoyalsYMike Montgomery (minors)LHP2.565140.071.143658113.511.290HSWilliam S. Hart HS (Santa Clarita, CA)
20081s37FrRnd37GiantsY*Conor Gillaspie (minors)3B1.7469134431.256.7064YrWichita State University (Wichita, KS)
20081s38FrRnd38AstrosY*Jordan Lyles (minors)RHP-2.31471442.125.35414427435.171.462HSHartsville HS (Hartsville, SC)
20081s39FrRnd39CardinalsY*Lance Lynn (minors)RHP11.21502180.087.23515061393.371.3014YrUniversity of Mississippi (Oxford, MS)
20081s40FrRnd40BravesY*Brett DeVall (minors)LHPHSNiceville HS (Niceville, FL)
20081s41FrRnd41CubsY*Ryan Flaherty (minors)SS1.8429110435.216.64210018.003.0004YrVanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
2008142FrRnd42PadresYJaff Decker (minors)OF-1.1601111.162.4771000.002.000HSSunrise Mountain HS (Peoria, AZ)
20081s43FrRnd43DiamondbacksY*Wade Miley (minors)LHP8.51692081.149.36816858594.181.3504YrSoutheastern Louisiana University (Hammond, LA)
20081s44FrRnd44YankeesY*Jeremy Bleich (minors)LHP4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
20081s45FrRnd45Red SoxY*Bryan Price (minors)RHP-0.230030020.253.3804YrRice University (Houston, TX)
20081s46FrRnd46PadresY*Logan Forsythe (minors)3B10.7618203755.255.7214YrUniversity 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). 37 played in the majors (80%). Total of 160.6 WAR, or 4.3 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
  • NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2016 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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    School names may change from year to year making it difficult to find all player drafted from a school.
    Please let us know if you find what you believe is an error.

    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.