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43rd Round of the 2008 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:2007 43rd / 2008 42nd / 2008 43rd / 2008 44th / 2009 43rd

Drafted Players

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Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
2008 43 1283 FrRnd 1 Rays Robert Ross (minors) LHP JC Saddleback College (Mission Viejo, CA)
2008 43 1284 FrRnd 2 Pirates Johnny Gunter (minors) RHP JC Chattahoochee Valley Community College (Phenix City, AL)
2008 43 1285 FrRnd 3 Royals Cory Kiefer (minors) RHP HS Valley View HS (Moreno Valley, CA)
2008 43 1286 FrRnd 4 Orioles Oliver Drake (minors) RHP 4Yr United States Naval Academy (Annapolis, MD)
2008 43 1287 FrRnd 5 Giants Zack Thornton (minors) RHP JC Ventura College (Ventura, CA)
2008 43 1288 FrRnd 6 Marlins Kes Carter (minors) OF HS Ravenwood HS (Brentwood, TN)
2008 43 1289 FrRnd 7 Reds Bronson Gagner (minors) RHP HS Parkview HS (Lilburn, GA)
2008 43 1290 FrRnd 8 White Sox Cory Farris (minors) C HS Boone County HS (Florence, KY)
2008 43 1291 FrRnd 9 Nationals Anthony Meo (minors) RHP HS Cranston West HS (Cranston, RI)
2008 43 1292 FrRnd 10 Astros Austin Green (minors) C HS Patrick Henry HS (San Diego, CA)
2008 43 1293 FrRnd 11 Rangers Cody Eppley (minors) RHP 0.1 71 0 0 71 2 3 4.61 1.46 0 4Yr Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)
2008 43 1294 FrRnd 12 Athletics Nick Maronde (minors) LHP -0.7 33 0 0 33 0 0 7.13 2.26 0 HS Lexington Catholic HS (Lexington, KY)
2008 43 1295 FrRnd 13 Cardinals Joe Babrick (minors) OF HS King HS (Tampa, FL)
2008 43 1296 FrRnd 14 Twins Jeffrey Pickering (minors) LHP HS Nitro HS (Nitro, WV)
2008 43 1297 FrRnd 15 Dodgers Greg Zebrack (minors) OF HS Campbell Hall School (Studio City, CA)
2008 43 1298 FrRnd 16 Brewers Dexter Price (minors) RHP HS Air Academy HS (Colorado Springs, CO)
2008 43 1299 FrRnd 17 Blue Jays Tyler Ybarra (minors) LHP HS Wellington HS (Wellington, KS)
2008 43 1300 FrRnd 18 Braves Adam Bullard (minors) RHP 4Yr Gardner-Webb University (Boiling Springs, NC)
2008 43 1301 FrRnd 19 Cubs Jesse Ginley (minors) RHP HS Dunnellon HS (Dunnellon, FL)
2008 43 1302 FrRnd 20 Mariners Michael Kindel (minors) OF HS Springboro HS (Springboro, OH)
2008 43 1303 FrRnd 21 Tigers Tyler Grimes (minors) SS HS Wichita North HS (Wichita, KS)
2008 43 1304 FrRnd 22 Mets Mark McGonigle (minors) OF 4Yr University of New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
2008 43 1305 FrRnd 23 Padres James Tunnell (minors) OF
2008 43 1306 FrRnd 24 Phillies Bryan Frew (minors) OF 4Yr University of Nebraska at Omaha (Omaha, NE)
2008 43 1307 FrRnd 25 Rockies Alexander Feinberg (minors) 2B 4Yr Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
2008 43 1308 FrRnd 26 Diamondbacks Clayton Suss (minors) RHP 4Yr Miami-Dade College, Kendall Campus (Miami, FL)
2008 43 1309 FrRnd 27 Angels Kevin Ferguson (minors) LHP 4Yr University of Tampa (Tampa, FL)
2008 43 1310 FrRnd 28 Yankees Matthew Summers (minors) RHP HS Chaparral HS (Scottsdale, AZ)
2008 43 1311 FrRnd 29 Indians Mike McGuire (minors) RHP 4Yr University of Delaware (Newark, DE)
2008 43 1312 FrRnd 30 Red Sox John Killen (minors) LHP HS Blue Valley HS (Stilwell, KS)

30 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (6%). Total of -0.6 WAR, or -0.3 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
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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.