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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
1998117June-RegD2Brad LidgeHouston Astros21PP6-5 200 R-R MLB1996-20122002-2012ColNotre DameSFJrNCAA 1YesCAINR   1.1
1998137June-RegD1Mike NanniniHouston Astros17PP5-11 191 R-R AAA1998-2015HSGreen Valley (Henderson,NV)SFHSHSYesMINV   0.6
1998392June-RegD1Brad BusbinHouston Astros17PP6-3 205 R-R A-2001-2002HSDr. Phillips (Orlando,FL)SFHSHSNoFLFL   -
19984122June-RegD1Jason Van MeetrenHouston Astros18OFOF6-3 200 R-R A+1999-2007HSBishop Gorman (Las Vegas,NV)SFHSHSNoNVNV   -
19985152June-RegD2Scott BarrettHouston Astros19PP5-10 175 L-L A-1998-1999ColSan JacintoSFNJCAAYesTXTX   -
19986182June-RegD1Dave MatrangaHouston Astros21IF2B6-0 163 R-R MLB1998-20092003-2005ColPepperdineSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
19987212June-RegD1John BuckHouston Astros17CC6-3 210 R-R MLB1998-20142004-2014HSTaylorsville (Salt Lake City,UT)SFHSHSYesWYUTR   -
19988242June-RegD1Jesse JoyceHouston Astros223B3B5-10 185 R-R A+1998-2001ColCal State Los AngelesSFNCAA 2YesCACA   -
19989272June-RegD2Morgan EnsbergHouston Astros223B3B6-2 210 R-R MLB1995-20082000-2008ColUSCSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
199810302June-RegD1Keith GinterHouston Astros222B3B-2B5-10 190 R-R MLB1998-20102000-2005ColTexas TechSFNCAA 1YesCTTX   -
199811332June-RegD3Kevin JordanHouston Astros21SS6-1 190 R-R A+1998-2000ColTexas TechSFNCAA 1YesTXTX   -
199812362June-RegD1Jeremy RyanHouston Astros20PP6-4 195 R-R A1998-2002HSOak Park (Kansas City,MO)SFHSHSYesIAMO   -
199813392June-RegD1Doug SessionsHouston Astros21PP6-1 209 R-R AAA1998-2005HSOrange Park (Orange Park,FL)SFHSHSYesSCFL   -
199814422June-RegD1Jacob BakerHouston Astros221B6-3 220 R-R A1999-2000ColRiceSFNCAA 1NoTXTX   -
199815452June-RegD3Chuck CarterHouston Astros221B1B6-2 205 R-R AA1997-2002ColBaylorSFNCAA 1YesTXTX   -
199816482June-RegD2Derek NicholsonHouston Astros22OFOF6-0 200 L-R AAA1997-2009ColFloridaSFNCAA 1YesCAFL   -
199817512June-RegD1Colin PorterHouston Astros22OFRF-CF6-2 200 L-L MLB1995-20052003-2004ColArizonaSFNCAA 1YesAZAZ   -
199818542June-RegD2Rich TerwilligerHouston Astros19PP6-3 180 R-R A-1998-1998HSFinger Lakes (Corning,NY)SFHSHSYesNYNY   -
199819572June-RegD1Byron WilkersonHouston Astros21PP6-3 205 R-R A+1998-2000ColMary Hardin-BaylorSFNAIAYesTXTX   -
199820602June-RegD1Anthony RamirezHouston Astros173B3B6-1 200 L-R Rk1998-1999HSCarson (Carson,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
199821632June-RegD2Brian MesserHouston Astros21PP6-4 208 R-R A1999-2001ColNew MexicoSFNCAA 1NoKSNM   -
199822662June-RegD1Garrett ZyskowskiHouston Astros22PP6-1 185 L-L A1997-1999ColWest VirginiaSFNCAA 1YesNYWV   -
199823692June-RegD1Brandon SmithHouston Astros22PP6-1 205 R-R A1998-1999ColLouisiana-MonroeSFNCAA 1YesTXLA   -
199824722June-RegD1Joshua DimmickHouston Astros22CC6-3 225 B-R A1995-1999ColKansasSFNCAA 1YesNEKS   -
199825752June-RegD1Jacob WhitneyHouston Astros22PP6-2 220 L-L A+1998-2004ColIowa StateSFNCAA 1YesMNIA   -
199826782June-RegD1Robert CarilloHouston Astros191B1B6-6 260 R-R A-1998-2000HSMontgomery (San Diego,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
199827812June-RegD1Bobby BurnsHouston Astros18C6-0 190 R-R NCAA2003-2003HSBingham (South Jordan,UT)SFHSHSNoIDUT   -
199828842June-RegD2Chris SheffieldHouston Astros18PP6-3 215 R-R A+1999-2003ColStephen F. AustinSFNCAA 1NoTXTX   -
199829872June-RegD2Brandon BuckleyHouston Astros21CC6-2 205 R-R AA1998-2001ColTexas TechSFJrNCAA 1YesCATX   -
199830902June-RegD1Jordan HuntHouston Astros19PP6-4 195 R-R Rk2000-2000HSEvergreen (Vancouver,WA)SFHSHSNoWAWA   -
199831932June-RegD1Alex DvorskyHouston Astros18CC6-2 195 R-R A2000-2003HSMarion (Marion,IA)SFHSHSNoIAIA   -
199832962June-RegD1Bernie GonzalezHouston Astros18OFOF6-2 205 R-R A+2001-2007HSBrito Miami Private School (Miami,FL)SFHSHSNoPRFL   -
199833992June-RegD2Gavin WrightHouston Astros19OFOF6-2 175 R-R AA1999-2005ColBlinn CollegeSFNJCAAYesTXTX   -
1998341022June-RegD13Ryan HumphreyHouston Astros-P   -       ColIndian River CCSFNJCAANo--FL   -
1998351052June-RegD1Brett KayHouston Astros18CC6-1 190 R-R A+2000-2003HSMater Dei (Santa Ana,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
1998361082June-RegD1Benson BarreraHouston Astros18P6-4 225 R-R NCAA1999-2001HSSkyview (Nampa,ID)SFHSHSNoIDID   -
1998371112June-RegD1Jeremy FrostHouston Astros18CC6-3 210 R-R AA2001-2007HSOviedo (Oviedo,FL)SFHSHSNoFLFL   -
1998381142June-RegD2Bryan EdwardsHouston Astros18PP5-11 170 R-R AA2000-2007ColNortheast Texas CCSFFrNJCAANoCOTX   -
1998391172June-RegD1Roberto ZaldivarHouston Astros18P6-3 195 R-R NCAA2001-2001HSArroyo (San Lorenzo,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
1998401202June-RegD1Ray LeybaHouston Astros17PP6-1 185 L-L --HSChoctaw (Choctaw,OK)SFHSHSNoOKOK   -
1998411232June-RegD1Mike McHughHouston Astros18PP6-1 185 R-R --HSHelix Charter (La Mesa,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -