30th Round of the 1998 MLB June Amateur Draft

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30th Round of the 1998 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1997 30th / 1998 29th / 1998 30th / 1998 31st / 1999 30th

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
199830884FrRnd1PhilliesYKurt Blackmon (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
199830885FrRnd2AthleticsYTony Taylor (minors)RHP4YrColorado State University-Pueblo (Pueblo, CO)
199830886FrRnd3CubsNJustin Smith (minors)CHSLake Brantley HS (Altamonte Springs, FL)
199830887FrRnd4RoyalsNTrevor Mote (minors)SSJCYavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
199830888FrRnd5CardinalsYEric Gutshall (minors)RHP4YrYale University (New Haven, CT)
199830889FrRnd6TwinsNJonathan Muller (minors)3BHSArapahoe HS (Littleton, CO)
199830890FrRnd7RedsYTim Birdsong (minors)RHP4YrSouthwestern Oklahoma State University (Weatherford, OK)
199830891FrRnd8Blue JaysNGarris Gonce (minors)CHSClay HS (Green Cove Springs, FL)
199830892FrRnd9PadresYEric Cyr (minors)LHP-0.4410.000.00050110.52.000JCSeminole Community College (Sanford, FL)
199830893FrRnd10RangersNJaime Bubela (minors)OF-0.111190.105.255JCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
199830894FrRnd11ExposNMatt Romero (minors)OFHSSpanish Fork HS (Spanish Fork, UT)
199830895FrRnd12Red SoxNJames Garcia (minors)OFHSWest HS (Torrance, CA)
199830896FrRnd13BrewersYCasey Davis (minors)OF4YrWichita State University (Wichita, KS)
199830897FrRnd14TigersYKeith Law (minors)SSJCGeorgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
199830898FrRnd15PiratesNMatt Vorwald (minors)RHPHSFreeport HS (Freeport, IL)
199830899FrRnd16White SoxNJason Abreu (minors)SSHSHialeah HS (Hialeah, FL)
199830900FrRnd17RockiesNJames Hymon (minors)SSHSLeo HS (Chicago, IL)
199830901FrRnd18AngelsNRonte Langs (minors)OFJCGulf Coast Community College (Panama City, FL)
199830902FrRnd19AstrosNJordan Hunt (minors)RHPHSEvergreen HS (Vancouver, WA)
199830903FrRnd20IndiansYMike Pursell (minors)2B4YrTulane University (New Orleans, LA)
199830904FrRnd21MetsYAlex Stoffels (minors)CHSIndian Hills HS (Prairie du Sac, WI)
199830905FrRnd22MarinersNJohn Rheinecker (minors)LHP-0.310044895.651.750HSBelleville HS (Belleville, IL)
199830906FrRnd23DodgersNLloyd Turner (minors)SSHSHephzibah HS (Hephzibah, GA)
199830907FrRnd24YankeesNKenneth Conley (minors)LHPHSGladewater HS (Gladewater, TX)
199830908FrRnd25GiantsNGrant Abrams (minors)SSHSTarpon Springs HS (Tarpon Springs, FL)
199830909FrRnd26OriolesYRicky Green (minors)CHSCoffee County HS (Tullahoma, TN)
199830910FrRnd27MarlinsNVince Harrison (minors)SSHSPrinceton HS (Cincinnati, OH)
199830911FrRnd28BravesYDrue James (minors)C4YrSouthwestern Oklahoma State University (Weatherford, OK)
199830912FrRnd29Devil RaysNGary Welch (minors)RHPJCHoward College (Big Spring, TX)
199830913FrRnd30DiamondbacksNCharlie Manning (minors)LHP-0.1560057135.141.570JCPolk Community College (Winter Haven, FL)

Other Rounds: 1997 30th / 1998 29th / 1998 30th / 1998 31st / 1999 30th

30 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (13%). Total of -0.9 WAR, or -0.2 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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