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Tampa Bay Rays Top Draft Pick by Year/Phase

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    YearRndOvlPhaseAll PicksStats PagePick CountPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSignedRegPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    2019122June-RegAll PicksStats Page42Greg JonesSSCollegeUNC WilmingtonYesNCSS5-11170BR1998-03-07Cary,NCA-2018-2019
    2018116June-RegAll PicksStats Page43Matthew LiberatorePHigh SchoolMountain Ridge (Glendale,AZ)YesAZP6-5200LL1999-11-06Glendale,AZA2018-2019
    201714June-RegAll PicksStats Page41Brendan McKay1BCollegeLouisvilleYesKYP6-2212LL1995-12-18Darlington,PAMLB2019-20192015-2019
    2016113June-RegAll PicksStats Page41Josh Lowe3BHigh SchoolPope (Marietta,GA)YesGA3B6-4190LR1998-02-02Marietta,GAAA2016-2019
    2015113June-RegAll PicksStats Page40Garrett WhitleyOFHigh SchoolNiskayuna (Niskayuna,NY)YesNYOF6-0199RR1997-03-13Niskayuna,NYA+2015-2019
    2014120June-RegAll PicksStats Page41Casey Gillaspie1BCollegeWichita StateYesKS1B6-4230BL1993-01-25Milwaukee,WIAAA2012-2019
    2013121June-RegAll PicksStats Page41Nick CiuffoCHigh SchoolLexington (Lexington,SC)YesSCC6-1205LR1995-03-07Mount Pleasant,SCMLB2018-20192013-2019
    2012125June-RegAll PicksStats Page40Richie Shaffer3B CollegeClemsonYesSC3B6-2190RR1991-03-15Flemington,NJMLB2015-20162010-2019
    2011124June-RegAll PicksStats Page60Taylor GuerrieriPHigh SchoolSpring Valley (Columbia,SC)YesSCP6-3195RR1992-12-01Columbia,SCMLB2018-20192012-2019
    2010117June-RegAll PicksStats Page53Josh SaleRFHigh SchoolBishop Blanchet (Seattle,WA)YesWALF6-0215LR1991-07-05Seattle,WAA+2011-2014
    2009130June-RegAll PicksStats Page50LeVon Washington2BHigh SchoolBuchholz (Gainesville,FL)NoFLOF5-11170LR1991-07-26Boston,MAA+2010-2019
    200811June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Tim BeckhamSSHigh SchoolGriffin (Griffin,GA)YesGASS6-0188RR1990-01-27Griffin,GAMLB2013-20192008-2019
    200711June-RegAll PicksStats Page50David PricePCollegeVanderbiltYesTNP6-6215LL1985-08-26Nashville,TNMLB2008-20192005-2019
    200613June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Evan Longoria3BCollegeLong Beach StateYesCA3B6-2180RR1985-10-07Downey,CAMLB2008-20192005-2019
    200518June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Wade TownsendPHigh SchoolDripping Springs (Dripping Springs,TX)YesTXP 6-4230RR1983-02-22Austin,TXAA2002-2010
    200414June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Jeff NiemannPCollegeRiceYesTXP6-9260RR1983-02-28Houston,TXMLB2008-20122002-2012
    200311June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Delmon YoungOFHigh SchoolCamarillo (Camarillo,CA)YesCARF6-2200RR1985-09-14Camarillo,CAMLB2006-20152004-2018
    200212June-RegAll PicksStats Page50B.J. UptonSSHigh SchoolGreenbrier Christian Academy (Chesapeake,VA)YesVACF6-2170RR1984-08-21Norfolk,VAMLB2004-20162003-2017
    200113June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Dewon BrazeltonPCollegeMiddle Tenn StateYesTNP6-4214RR1980-06-16Tullahoma,TNMLB2002-20061999-2010
    200016June-RegAll PicksStats Page47Rocco BaldelliOFHigh SchoolBishop Hendricken (Warwick,RI)YesRICF6-4183RR1981-09-25Woonsocket,RIMLB2003-20102000-2010
    199911June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Josh HamiltonOFHigh SchoolAthens Drive (Raleigh,NC)YesNCRF6-4240LL1981-05-21Raleigh,NCMLB2007-20151999-2016
    19984132June-RegAll PicksStats Page47Josh PressleyIFHigh SchoolWestminster Academy (Fort Lauderdale,FL)YesFL1B6-6231LR1980-04-02Fort Lauderdale,FLAAA1998-2013
    1997131June-RegAll PicksStats Page92Jason StandridgePHigh SchoolHewitt-Trussville (Trussville,AL)YesALP6-4217RR1978-11-09Birmingham,ALMLB2001-20071997-2017
    1996129June-RegAll PicksStats Page97Paul WilderOFHigh SchoolCary (Cary,NC)YesNCOF6-4250LR1978-01-09Raleigh,NCA+1996-2002
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Rnd Drafted Round Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site dPos Position when drafted (May differ from eventual position) School Drafted From High School or College attended by player at time when drafted Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team Reg Region related to nearby geographical element Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system