1997 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1997 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1994 / 1995 / 1996 / 1997 / 1998 / 1999 / 2000

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1997199TwinsYMichael Cuddyer (minors)SS17.315365488197.277.80510003.000HSGreat Bridge HS (Chesapeake, VA)
19971s5050TwinsY*Matt LeCroy (minors)C0.4476138860.260.7664YrClemson University (Clemson, SC)
19972619TwinsYMichael Restovich (minors)OF-0.51522686.239.690HSMayo HS (Rochester, MN)
19973939TwinsNGreg Withelder (minors)LHPHSStrath Haven HS (Wallingford, PA)
199741239TwinsYBob Davies (minors)LHP4YrMarietta College (Marietta, OH)
199751539TwinsYPeter Blake (minors)LHPHSIndianola HS (Indianola, IA)
199761839TwinsYNate Melson (minors)RHPHSRogers HS (Rogers, AR)
199772139TwinsYMatt Carnes (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
199782439TwinsYBen Thomas (minors)LHP4YrWichita State University (Wichita, KS)
199792739TwinsYJon Schaeffer (minors)C4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
1997103039TwinsYJosh Gandy (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Georgia (Athens, GA)
1997113339TwinsYMatt Jurgena (minors)RHP4YrHastings College (Hastings, NE)
1997123639TwinsYLateef Vaughn (minors)SS4YrCalifornia State University Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
1997133939TwinsYDeShawn Southward (minors)OFHSPasco HS (Dade City, FL)
1997144239TwinsNEddy Furniss (minors)1B4YrLouisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)
1997154539TwinsNJake Weber (minors)OF4YrNorth Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)
1997164839TwinsNJordan Gerk (minors)LHPHSKLO HS (Kelowna, BC)
1997175139TwinsNKevin Frederick (minors)RHP-0.600030027.591.7604YrCreighton University (Omaha, NE)
1997185439TwinsYRay Underhill (minors)RHPHSDeLand HS (DeLand, FL)
1997195739TwinsNKevin Stuart (minors)RHPJCGolden West College (Huntington Beach, CA)
1997206039TwinsYBilly Coleman (minors)RHP4YrWestern Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)
1997216339TwinsYJ.C. Romero (minors)LHP7.827140.250.75068034284.161.5174YrUniversity of Mobile (Mobile, AL)
1997226639TwinsNDan Boyd (minors)3BHSPasco HS (Dade City, FL)
1997236939TwinsYTim Sturdy (minors)RHPHSLa Cueva HS (Albuquerque, NM)
1997247239TwinsNCreston Whitaker (minors)OFHSDallas Jesuit College Prep (Dallas, TX)
1997257539TwinsNAdam Johnson (minors)RHP-1.1120.000.00091310.252.050HSTorrey Pines HS (San Diego, CA)
1997267839TwinsNDan Morris (minors)LHPHSAyersville HS (Defiance, OH)
1997278139TwinsNDaylan Holt (minors)OFHSMesquite HS (Mesquite, TX)
1997288439TwinsNDavid Shank (minors)RHPHSMiramonte HS (Orinda, CA)
1997298739TwinsYAaron Jaworowski (minors)1B4YrUniversity of Missouri Columbia (Columbia, MO)
1997309039TwinsYTony Stevens (minors)SSHSKeystone HS (Keystone, FL)
1997319339TwinsYMike Cosgrove (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)
1997329639TwinsNTrevor Mote (minors)SSHSKingman HS (Kingman, AZ)
1997339939TwinsNNick Punto (minors)SS15.41163325319.245.646JCSaddleback College (Mission Viejo, CA)
19973410239TwinsNMarques Tuiasosopo (minors)3BHSWoodinville HS (Woodinville, WA)
19973510539TwinsNCraig Hawkins (minors)RHPHSNotre Dame HS (Burlington, ON)
19973610839TwinsYBrian Fitts (minors)RHPJCVolunteer State Community College (Gallatin, TN)
19973711139TwinsYPat Stenger (minors)RHPHSSt. Ignatius HS (Cleveland, OH)
19973811439TwinsYBryant Melson (minors)C4YrUniversity of North Florida (Jacksonville, FL)
19973911739TwinsNIsaiah Haynes (minors)OFHSVanden HS (Fairfield, CA)
19974012039TwinsNCasey Fuller (minors)LHPHSDixon HS (Dixon, CA)
19974112339TwinsNCorey Richardson (minors)OFJCNortheast Texas Community College (Mount Pleasant, TX)
19974212609TwinsNRussell Bratton (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Memphis (Memphis, TN)
19974312848TwinsNJustin Smith (minors)LHPJCSeward County Community College (Liberal, KS)
19974413067TwinsNJosh Reese (minors)RHPHSLincoln County HS (Fayetteville, TN)
19974513276TwinsNMatt Booth (minors)LHPHSHenry Clay HS (Lexington, KY)
19974613475TwinsYAaron Miller (minors)LHP4YrCampbell University (Buies Creek, NC)
19974713665TwinsYJoe Foote (minors)RHPHSPark View HS (Sterling, VA)
19974813845TwinsYJason McConnell (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
19974914015TwinsNDavid Justice (minors)SSHSBooker T. Washington HS (Pensacola, FL)
19975014174TwinsNTagg Bozied (minors)CHSArvada West HS (Arvada, CO)
19975114324TwinsNClint Bailey (minors)RHP
19975214464TwinsNRichard Durrett (minors)1BJCEl Paso Community College (El Paso, TX)
19975314604TwinsNShawn Stiffler (minors)LHPHSSomerset HS (Somerset, PA)

*Compensation Picks
Matt LeCroy (Twins-1s) - Supplemental pick for failure to sign 1996 No. 1 c

Other Years: 1994 / 1995 / 1996 / 1997 / 1998 / 1999 / 2000

54 matching player(s). 7 played in the majors (12%). Total of 38.7 WAR, or 5.5 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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