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Mike Gonzalez was drafted 902nd overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1997
Use the Draft Research Application to search through the history of the Major League Amateury Entry draft since 1965. The report will be limited to 100 rows. The entire draft history is available for purchase through our Data Store.

The MLB draft is the mechanism used to assign North American amateur players from college and high school to an MLB Organiation. The draft order is determined by the prior season's standings and sandwich picks between rounds are determined by free agent signings. Each team is granted a salary cap, depending on their draft positions, for the first 10 rounds to be assigned to signing bonuses.

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Draft Results

YearRndOvlPhaseD/SPlayer NameDraft TeamAgedPoscPosHt Wt B-T HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSrcSchoolSFClassLvlSignedReg-BReg-DStatusOrg (Lvl)Bonus
198712June-RegD1Mark MerchantPittsburgh Pirates18OFOF6-2 185 B-R AAA1987-1998-HSOviedo (Oviedo,FL) SFHSHSYesNYFL   0.2
1987234June-RegD1Ben SheltonPittsburgh Pirates17P-1BLF-1B6-3 210 R-L MLB1987-19951993-1993HSOak Park-River Forest (Oak Park,IL) SFHSHSYesILIL   -
1987360June-RegD1Brian WilliamsPittsburgh Pirates18SSP6-2 195 R-R MLB1988-20031991-2000HSLewisville (Richburg,SC) SFHSHSNoSCSC   -
1987486June-RegD2Wes ChamberlainPittsburgh Pirates21OFRF-LF6-2 210 R-R MLB1987-20041990-1995ColJackson State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesILMS   -
19875112June-RegD2Ben WebbPittsburgh Pirates19PP5-11 185 R-R AA1986-1992-ColChipola CollegeSFNJCAAYesFLFL   -
19876138June-RegD1Mark ThomasPittsburgh Pirates18OFOF6-2 195 R-R A+1987-1991-ColSanta Rosa Junior CollegeSFCCCAAYesCACA   -
19877164June-RegD1Mickey MorandiniPittsburgh Pirates21SS2B5-11 180 L-R MLB1986-20001990-2000ColIndiana UniversitySFNCAA 1NoPAIN   -
19878190June-RegD1Kurt KnudsenPittsburgh Pirates20PP6-3 200 R-R MLB1986-19971992-1994ColAmerican River CollegeSFCCCAANoILCA   -
19879216June-RegD1Jim HaywoodPittsburgh Pirates18P-1BOF5-9 180 R-L Rk1987-1987-HSDundee-Crown (Carpentersville,IL) SFHSHSYesILIL   -
198710242June-RegD2Scott BarcziPittsburgh Pirates22C-OFOF6-1 180 R-R AA1985-1990-ColNorthwestern UniversitySFSrNCAA 1YesILIL   -
198711268June-RegD1Jose PalosPittsburgh Pirates18OFOF5-11 195 R-R Rk1987-1987-HSCastle Park (Chula Vista,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
198712294June-RegD2Chip DuncanPittsburgh Pirates22pP5-11 185 R-R AAA1987-1997-ColColumbus State UniversitySFNCAA 2YesFLGA   -
198713320June-RegD1Jeff GriffithPittsburgh Pirates213B3B6-2 200 R-R A1987-1988-ColAnderson UniversitySFNAIAYes--SC   -
198714346June-RegD2Junior VizcainoPittsburgh Pirates221B-pP6-5 215 R-R AA1987-1990-ColValdosta State UniversitySFNCAA 2YesDRGA   -
198715372June-RegD1Craig LewisPittsburgh Pirates22pP5-11 165 R-R A1987-1998-ColCollege of Southern IdahoSFNJCAAYesCAID   -
198716398June-RegD1Anthony ThompsonPittsburgh Pirates18OFOF6-0 217 R-R Rk1987-1987-HSSelma (Selma,AL) SFHSHSYesALAL   -
198717424June-RegD5Steve CarterPittsburgh Pirates22OFRF-CF6-4 204 L-R MLB1986-19951989-1990ColUniversity of GeorgiaSFNCAA 1YesVAGA   -
198718450June-RegD1Kevin BurdickPittsburgh Pirates232B-SS2B-SS5-10 176 R-R AAA1986-1991-ColUniversity of OklahomaSFNCAA 1YesOKOK   -
198719476June-RegD1Mike FyhriePittsburgh Pirates17SS-pP6-2 203 R-R MLB1988-20031996-2002HSOcean View (Huntington Beach,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
198720502June-RegD1Mike WallPittsburgh Pirates183B3B6-2 205 L-R Rk1987-1988-HSNorwood (Norwood,MA) SFHSHSYesMAMA   -
198721528June-RegD1Pete FreemanPittsburgh Pirates21C-1BC-1B6-2 190 L-L A1985-1990-ColUniversity of GeorgiaSFNCAA 1Yes--GA   -
198722554June-RegD1Ron DownsPittsburgh Pirates20pP6-0 185 R-R A+1987-1989-ColUniversity of WyomingSFNCAA 1YesCOWY   -
198723580June-RegD1Mickey PeytonPittsburgh Pirates22OF-SSOF-SS6-0 180 R-R A1987-1988-ColValdosta State UniversitySFNCAA 2YesFLGA   -
198724606June-RegD1Jeff KnepperPittsburgh Pirates18pP   - ---HSMount Union Area (Mount Union,PA) SFHSHSNoPAPA   -
198725632June-RegD1Keith RaisanenPittsburgh Pirates22OFOF6-1 185 R-R A+1987-1990-ColBirmingham-Southern CollegeSFNAIAYesALAL   -
198726658June-RegD2Bob AyraultPittsburgh Pirates21pP6-4 230 R-R MLB1985-19981992-1993ColUNLVSFNCAA 1NoCANV   -
198727687June-RegD2Doug TorborgPittsburgh Pirates22pP-OF6-1 185 R-L A+1987-1989-ColUniversity of North CarolinaSFNCAA 1YesAZNC   -
198728710June-RegD2Lyle BefortPittsburgh Pirates22pP6-2 185 R-R A-1987-1987-ColFort Hays State UniversitySFNAIAYesKSKS   -
198729736June-RegD4Ed SheaPittsburgh Pirates22OFC6-0 190 R-R A-1986-1987-ColUniversity of FloridaSFNCAA 1Yes--FL   -
198730762June-RegD1John LathamPittsburgh Pirates19pP6-2 190 L-L A+1987-1991-ColSpartanburg Methodist CollegeSFNJCAAYesSCSC   -
198731788June-RegD1George SpriggsPittsburgh Pirates182B2B6-2 180 R-R Rk1987-1988-ColAnne Arundel Community CollegeSFNJCAAYes--MD   -
198732814June-RegD1Gary SchmittPittsburgh Pirates21OFOF6-0 175 R-R A-1987-1988-ColAllegheny CollegeSFNCAA 3YesPAPA   -
198733839June-RegD1Jody WilliamsPittsburgh Pirates222B-SS2B-SS5-11 170 B-R A-1987-1987-ColHampden-Sydney CollegeSFNCAA 3Yes--VA   -
198734864June-RegD2Troy JacksonPittsburgh Pirates22Of-1BOF   - Rk1987-1987-ColCanada CollegeSFCCCAAYes--CA   -
198735889June-RegD1Tim HolmesPittsburgh Pirates22pP6-1 185 -R A-1985-1988-ColValparaiso UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--IN   -
198736913June-RegD1Anthony LeePittsburgh Pirates20pP   - ---ColKishwaukee CollegeSFNJCAANo--IL   -
198737936June-RegD1Rob BarnwellPittsburgh Pirates22pP6-0 195 R-R A-1987-1987-ColTrinity Valley Community CollegeSFNJCAAYes--TX   -
198738959June-RegD1Mike PersichniPittsburgh Pirates22pP   - ---ColPenn State UniversitySFNCAA 1No--PA   -
198739981June-RegD1William MoorePittsburgh Pirates22pP6-2 160 L-L Rk1987-1987-ColNorth Carolina Wesleyan CollegeSFNCAA 3Yes--NC   -
1987401002June-RegD1Joe StewartPittsburgh Pirates22OfOF   - Rk1987-1987-ColAustin Peay State UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--TN   -
1987411023June-RegD1Jeff ShorePittsburgh Pirates21CC6-2 210 R-R A+1985-1989-ColUniversity of North Carolina-CharlotteSFJrNCAA 1NoFLNC   -
1987421042June-RegD1Troy TrollopePittsburgh Pirates-ofOF   - ---HSBillings (Billings,MT) SFHSHSNoMTMT   -
1987431060June-RegD1Jessie TorresPittsburgh Pirates18ofC5-10 180 R-R AA1989-2004-HSNampa (Nampa,ID) SFHSHSNoIDID   -
1987441077June-RegD1Todd McCrayPittsburgh Pirates19pP6-2 205 R-R A+1987-1991-ColSanta Fe Community CollegeSFNJCAANoFLFL   -
1987451094June-RegD1Steve BorrisPittsburgh Pirates-ofOF   R- NCAA1989-1990-ColValencia Community CollegeSFNJCAANo--FL   -
1987461110June-RegD1Shawn PurdyPittsburgh Pirates18pP6-0 205 R-R AAA1990-1998-ColValencia Community CollegeSFNJCAANoFLFL   -
1987471126June-RegD1Alfonso BryanPittsburgh Pirates20ofOF   - ---ColCCBC DundalkSFNJCAANo--MD   -
1987481141June-RegD1David SilvernailPittsburgh Pirates18pP6-4 210 R-R ---HSUniversity (Spokane Valley,WA) SFHSHSNoWAWA   -
1987491155June-RegD2Reggie HubbardPittsburgh Pirates20SSSS   - ---ColSanta Rosa Junior CollegeSFCCCAANoCACA   -
1987501168June-RegD2Rodger CastnerPittsburgh Pirates21pP6-3 200 R-R A-1987-1988-ColUNLVSFNCAA 1YesKYNV   -
1987511180June-RegD1Anthony BrownPittsburgh Pirates18if-ofIF-OF5-9 185 R-R A1989-1991-HSHighlands (North Highlands,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
1987521191June-RegD1Stephen PolewskiPittsburgh Pirates18SSSS-2B5-11 170 B-R A+1990-1991-ColTriton CollegeSFNJCAANoILIL   -
1987531199June-RegD2Paul MillerPittsburgh Pirates22pP6-5 215 R-R MLB1987-19941991-1993ColCarthage CollegeSFSrNCAA 3YesWIWI   -