2008 Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft, with a listed position of 1B

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2008 Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft, with a listed position of 1B

Other Years: 2007 / 2008 / 2009

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Name WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
200813FrRnd3RoyalsYEric Hosmer (minors)16.713655223167.278.768HSAmerican Heritage HS (Plantation, FL)
200817FrRnd7RedsYYonder Alonso (minors)8.210723362100.259.7364YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
2008111FrRnd11RangersYJustin Smoak (minors)6.712504034191.231.7444YrUniversity of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
2008113FrRnd13CardinalsYBrett Wallace (minors)-0.2494128440.238.7054YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
2008117FrRnd17Blue JaysYDavid Cooper (minors)0.1722116.270.7504YrUniversity of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
2008118FrRnd18Mets via BravesY*Ike Davis (minors)5.8665207681.239.74620001.0004YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
2008123FrRnd23PadresYAllan Dykstra (minors)-0.513311.129.5154YrWake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
2008388FrRnd11AstrosNChase Davidson (minors)HSMilton HS (Milton, GA)
20085143FrRnd1RaysYMike Sheridan (minors)4YrCollege of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
20085153FrRnd11RangersYClark Murphy (minors)HSFallbrook Union HS (Fallbrook, CA)
20085166FrRnd24PhilliesYJeremy Hamilton (minors)4YrWright State University (Dayton, OH)
20089271FrRnd9NationalsYJ.R. Higley (minors)JCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
20089276FrRnd14TwinsYMike Gonzales (minors)JCDiablo Valley College (Pleasant Hill, CA)
20089277FrRnd15DodgersYSteven Caseres (minors)4YrJames Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)
20089289FrRnd27AngelsYNick Farnsworth (minors)HSTulsa Union HS (Tulsa, OK)
200812354FrRnd2PiratesYCalvin Anderson (minors)4YrSouthern University and A&M College (Baton Rouge, LA)
200812364FrRnd12AthleticsNZachary Elgie (minors)HSMinot HS (Minot, ND)
200812375FrRnd23PadresYMatt Clark (minors)-0.116273.185.7444YrLouisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)
200812377FrRnd25RockiesYRyan Peisel (minors)4YrUniversity of Georgia (Athens, GA)
200814437FrRnd25RockiesYTyler Massey (minors)HSBaylor School (Chattanooga, TN)
200815443FrRnd1RaysNBrandon Meredith (minors)HSMontgomery HS (San Diego, CA)
200815445FrRnd3RoyalsYAlberto Espinosa (minors)JCBroward Community College (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
200815457FrRnd15DodgersYAlbie Goulder (minors)4YrLouisiana Tech University (Ruston, LA)
200815464FrRnd22MetsNJamie Bruno (minors)HSMandeville HS (Mandeville, LA)
200816477FrRnd5GiantsYC.J. Ziegler (minors)4YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
200816481FrRnd9NationalsYTyler Moore (minors)-2.538178830.228.67910000.0004YrMississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
200816491FrRnd19CubsYRyan Keedy (minors)4YrUniversity of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
200816500FrRnd28YankeesNLuke Anders (minors)4YrTexas A&M University (College Station, TX)
200817513FrRnd11RangersYDennis Guinn (minors)4YrFlorida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
200817526FrRnd24PhilliesYJim Murphy (minors)4YrWashington State University (Pullman, WA)
200817529FrRnd27AngelsNJames Mallard (minors)HSMiddleton HS (Tampa, FL)
200818557FrRnd25RockiesYChad Jacobsen (minors)4YrUniversity of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
200819575FrRnd13CardinalsYXavier Scruggs (minors)-0.3501191.227.5954YrUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas (Paradise, NV)
200819591FrRnd29IndiansYNate Recknagel (minors)4YrUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
200821635FrRnd13CardinalsYMatt Rigoli (minors)4YrPace University (New York, NY)
200821650FrRnd28YankeesYMitchell Delaney (minors)JCWestern Texas College (Snyder, TX)
200824742FrRnd30Red SoxNRicky Oropesa (minors)HSEtiwanda HS (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
200825761FrRnd19CubsYRebel Ridling (minors)4YrOklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
200826778FrRnd6MarlinsYJason Peacock (minors)4YrFlorida Gulf Coast University (Fort Myers, FL)
200826780FrRnd8White SoxYJorge Castillo (minors)4YrFlorida International University (Miami, FL)
200827810FrRnd8White SoxYDoug Thennis (minors)4YrTexas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)
200827824FrRnd22MetsYJeff Flagg (minors)4YrMississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
200828843FrRnd11RangersNNate Freiman (minors)0.01162779.256.7174YrDuke University (Durham, NC)
200829864FrRnd2PiratesNKevin Komstadius (minors)HSEast Valley HS (Yakima, WA)
200829865FrRnd3RoyalsNBeau Brett (minors)HSFerris HS (Spokane, WA)
200829867FrRnd5GiantsYRob Flanigan (minors)4YrUniversity of North Georgia (Dahlonega, GA)
200831928FrRnd6MarlinsNMarvin Campbell (minors)HSLas Vegas HS (Las Vegas, NV)
200833984FrRnd2PiratesYMark Carver (minors)4YrUniversity of North Carolina at Wilmington (Wilmington, NC)
200833986FrRnd4OriolesNArt Charles (minors)HSRidgeview HS (Bakersfield, CA)
2008331001FrRnd19CubsYSean Hoorelbeke (minors)4YrCentral Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI)
2008331003FrRnd21TigersYJordan Lennerton (minors)4YrOregon State University (Corvallis, OR)
2008331006FrRnd24PhilliesNJames Simpson (minors)HSDowagiac Union HS (Dowagiac, MI)
2008331008FrRnd26DiamondbacksNLuke Murton (minors)4YrGeorgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
2008331009FrRnd27AngelsNJose Jimenez (minors)4YrUniversity of Tampa (Tampa, FL)
2008351050FrRnd8White SoxNHarold Riggins (minors)HSNormal Community West HS (Normal, IL)
2008361073FrRnd1RaysNJordan Leyland (minors)HSSan Dimas HS (San Dimas, CA)
2008371104FrRnd2PiratesNMatt Curry (minors)JCHoward College (Big Spring, TX)
2008381147FrRnd15DodgersNTommy Nurre (minors)4YrMiami University of Ohio (Oxford, OH)
2008391169FrRnd7RedsYMike Konstanty (minors)4YrState University of New York at Albany (Albany, NY)
2008391175FrRnd13CardinalsYCurt Smith (minors)4YrUniversity of Maine (Orono, ME)
2008391190FrRnd28YankeesYErik Lovett (minors)4YrUniversity of Mount Olive (Mount Olive, NC)
2008401197FrRnd5GiantsNAustin Stadler (minors)HSJames River HS (Midlothian, VA)
2008401209FrRnd17Blue JaysYNate Nelson (minors)4YrWorcester State College (Worcester, MA)
2008421272FrRnd20MarinersYRandy Molina (minors)4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
2008441321FrRnd9NationalsYJuan Padron (minors)4YrRice University (Houston, TX)
2008451362FrRnd21MetsNDavid Phillips (minors)JCTexarkana College (Texarkana, TX)
2008451363FrRnd22PhilliesNJustin Zumwalde (minors)HSSabino HS (Tucson, AZ)
2008451366FrRnd25AngelsNJared Clark (minors)4YrCalifornia State University, Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
2008451369FrRnd28Red SoxNJon Griffin (minors)JCState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
2008461372FrRnd3RoyalsNWilliam Beckwith (minors)HSWest Lowndes HS (Columbus, MS)
2008461392FrRnd23DiamondbacksYDan Kauffman (minors)4YrJuniata College (Huntingdon, PA)
2008491455FrRnd5GiantsND.J. Hicks (minors)HSLake Brantley HS (Altamonte Springs, FL)
2008491458FrRnd8White SoxNTravis Otto (minors)HSWheaton North HS (Wheaton, IL)
2008491470FrRnd20MetsYDoug McNulty (minors)4YrUniversity of Akron (Akron, OH)
2008501489FrRnd12AthleticsNDerek Wiley (minors)4YrBelmont University (Nashville, TN)

*Compensation Picks
Ike Davis (Mets-1) - Pick from Braves as compensation for Free Agent Tom Glavine

Other Years: 2007 / 2008 / 2009

75 matching player(s). 11 played in the majors (14%). Total of 33.9 WAR, or 3.1 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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