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2003 Amateur Draft

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2003 First Round Picks[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
1 Tampa Bay Devil Rays Delmon Young RF Camarillo High School (HS) Camarillo, CA
2 Milwaukee Brewers Rickie Weeks 2B Southern University (Col.) Daytona Beach, FL
3 Detroit Tigers Kyle Sleeth RHP Wake Forest University (Col.) Westminster, CO
4 San Diego Padres Tim Stauffer RHP University of Richmond (Col.) Saratoga Springs, NY
5 Kansas City Royals Chris Lubanski CF Kennedy-Kenrick High School (HS) Lansdale, PA
6 Chicago Cubs Ryan Harvey CF Dunedin High School (HS) Dunedin, FL
7 Baltimore Orioles Nick Markakis OF Young-Harris College (Col.) Woodstock, GA
8 Pittsburgh Pirates Paul Maholm LHP Mississippi State University (Col.) Greenwood, MS
9 Texas Rangers John Danks LHP Round Rock High School (HS) Round Rock, TX
10 Colorado Rockies Ian Stewart 3B La Quinta High School (HS) Westminster, CA
11 Cleveland Indians Michael Aubrey 1B Tulane University (Col.) Shreveport, LA
12 New York Mets Lastings Milledge CF Lakewood Ranch High School (HS) Bradenton, FL
13 Toronto Blue Jays Aaron Hill SS Louisiana State University (Col.) Visalia, CA
14 Cincinnati Reds Ryan Wagner RHP University of Houston (Col.) Yoakum, TX
15 Chicago White Sox Brian Anderson CF University of Arizona (Col.) Tucson, AZ
16 Florida Marlins Jeffrey Allison RHP Veterans Memorial High School (HS) Peabody, MA
17 Boston Red Sox David Murphy CF Baylor University (Col.) [[]]
18 Cleveland Indians Bradley Snyder RF Ball State University (Col.) [[]] Compensation from Philadelphia Phillies for Jim Thome
19 Arizona Diamondbacks Conor Jackson 3B University of California (Col.) Austin, TX Compensation from Seattle Mariners for Greg Colbrunn
20 Montreal Expos Chad Cordero RHP California State-Fullerton (Col.) Upland, CA
21 Minnesota Twins Matt Moses 3B Mills Godwin High School (HS) Richmond, VA
22 San Francisco Giants David Aardsma RHP Rice University (Col.) Denver, CO Compensation from Houston Astros for Jeff Kent
23 Anaheim Angels Brandon Wood SS Horizon High School (HS) Scottsdale, AZ
24 Los Angeles Dodgers Chad Billingsley RHP Defiance High School (HS) Defiance, OH
25 Oakland Athletics Brad Sullivan RHP University of Houston (Col.) [[]] Compensation from San Francisco Giants for Ray Durham
26 Oakland Athletics Brian Snyder 3B Stetson University (Col.) Flemington, NJ
27 New York Yankees Eric Duncan 3B Seton Hall Prep High School (HS) West Orange, NJ
28 St. Louis Cardinals Daric Barton C Marina High School (HS) Huntington Beach, CA
29 Arizona Diamondbacks Carlos Quentin OF Stanford University (Col.) [[]]
30 Kansas City Royals Mitch Maier C University of Toledo (Col.) [[]] Compensation from Atlanta Braves for Paul Byrd

Supplemental First Round[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
31 Cleveland Indians Adam Miller P McKinney High School (HS) McKinney, TX Compensation for Jim Thome
32 Boston Red Sox Matt Murton OF Georgia Tech (Col.) McDonough, GA Compensation for Cliff Floyd
33 Oakland Athletics Omar Quintanilla SS University of Texas (Col.) [[]] Compensation for Ray Durham
34 San Francisco Giants Craig Whitaker P Lufkin High School (HS) Lufkin, TX Compensation for Jeff Kent
35 Atlanta Braves Luis Atilano P Gabriela Mistral High School (Lares) (HS) San Juan, PR Compensation for Tom Glavine
36 Atlanta Braves Jarrod Saltalamacchia C Royal Palm Beach High School (HS) West Palm Beach, FL Compensation for Mike Remlinger
37 Seattle Mariners Adam Jones SS/P Samuel F. B. Morse High School (HS) San Diego, CA Compensation for failing to sign
2002 pick John Mayberry, Jr.

Other Notable Selections[edit]

Andre Ethier (2nd round); Michael Bourn, Jonathan Papelbon (4th round); Matt Kemp (6th round); Tyler Clippard (9th round); Ian Kinsler (17th round); Brad Ziegler (20th round)

Draft Notes[edit]

Ryan Wagner was the first player from the draft to make his major league debut, doing so on July 19th; he was followed on August 30th by Chad Cordero.