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2008 Pittsburgh Pirates

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year rnd ovl phase player name draft team signed source school bonus pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
2008 1 2 June-Reg Pedro Alvarez Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Vanderbilt 6.00 3b 6-2 225 L R 1987-02-06 New York,NY MLB 2010-2018 2006-2018
2008 2 48 June-Reg Tanner Scheppers Pittsburgh Pirates No College Fresno State 0.00 p 6-4 195 R R 1987-01-17 Mission Viejo,CA MLB 2012-2017 2006-2019
2008 3 79 June-Reg Jordy Mercer Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Oklahoma State 0.51 2b-3b 6-3 190 R R 1986-08-27 Taloga,OK MLB 2012-2021 2006-2021
2008 4 114 June-Reg Chase D'Arnaud Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Pepperdine 0.29 ss 6-2 200 R R 1987-01-21 Torrance,CA MLB 2011-2018 2006-2019
2008 5 144 June-Reg Justin Wilson Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Fresno State 0.20 p 6-2 205 L L 1987-08-18 Orange,CA MLB 2012-2022 2006-2022
2008 6 174 June-Reg Robbie Grossman Pittsburgh Pirates Yes HS Cypress Fairbanks (Cypress,TX) 1.00 lf-rf 6-0 216 B L 1989-09-16 Cypress,TX MLB 2013-2022 2008-2022
2008 7 204 June-Reg Bengie Gonzalez Pittsburgh Pirates Yes HS Puerto Rico Baseball Academy (Gurabo,PR) 0.13 3b-of 5-11 160 R R 1990-01-16 Caguas,PR AAA -- 2008-2019
2008 8 234 June-Reg Jeremy Farrell Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Virginia 0.11 3b 6-3 200 R R 1986-11-11 Monmouth,NJ AAA -- 2006-2015
2008 9 264 June-Reg Matt Hague Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Oklahoma State 0.03 1b 6-3 225 R R 1985-08-20 Kent,WA MLB 2012-2015 2005-2018
2008 10 294 June-Reg Drew Gagnon Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Liberty (Brentwood,CA) 0.00 p 6-4 190 R R 1990-06-26 Brentwood,CA MLB 2018-2019 2009-2019
2008 11 324 June-Reg David Rubinstein Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Appalachian State 0.00 lf 6-2 190 R R 1987-05-18 Charlotte,NC A+ -- 2006-2011
2008 12 354 June-Reg Calvin Anderson Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Southern 0.00 1b 6-7 240 R R 1987-05-08 Seattle,WA A+ -- 2006-2013
2008 13 384 June-Reg Seth Gardner Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Highland Park (Dallas,TX) 0.00 of 6-3 185 R R 1989-07-07 Dallas,TX -- -- --
2008 14 414 June-Reg Mike Colla Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Arizona 0.00 p 6-2 220 R R 1986-12-23 Santa Barbara,CA AA -- 2006-2014
2008 15 444 June-Reg Chris Aure   Pittsburgh Pirates Yes HS North Pole (North Pole,AK) 0.00 p 6-0 180 L L 1989-10-13 North Pole,AK Rk -- 2008-2009
2008 16 474 June-Reg Wesley Freeman   Pittsburgh Pirates Yes HS All Saints Academy (Winter Haven,FL) 0.15 lf 6-4 215 R R 1990-01-29 Lakeland,FL A+ -- 2008-2015
2008 17 504 June-Reg Jaron Shepherd Pittsburgh Pirates No College Navarro 0.00 of 6-1 175 L R 1988-10-30 Indianapolis,IN AAA -- 2010-2015
2008 18 534 June-Reg Jarek Cunningham   Pittsburgh Pirates Yes HS Mount Spokane (Mead,WA) 0.10 2b 6-1 185 R R 1989-12-25 Spokane,WA AA -- 2008-2016
2008 19 564 June-Reg Jason Haniger Pittsburgh Pirates No College Georgia Tech 0.00 c 6-2 215 R R 1987-06-10 Santa Clara,CA College -- 2006-2009
2008 20 594 June-Reg Quinton Miller Pittsburgh Pirates Yes HS Shawnee (Medford,NJ) 0.90 p 6-1 185 R R 1989-11-28 Medford,NJ AA -- 2009-2014
2008 21 624 June-Reg Brent Klinger Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Glendale CC AZ 0.00 p 6-4 185 R R 1988-07-21 Phoenix,AZ A- -- 2008-2009
2008 22 654 June-Reg Patrick Palmeiro Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Heritage (Colleyville,TX) 0.00 1b-3b 6-3 210 R R 1990-03-06 Colleyville,TX A -- 2011-2018
2008 23 684 June-Reg Austin Wright   Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Conant (Hoffman Estates,IL) 0.00 p 6-3 220 L L 1989-09-26 Virginia Beach,VA AA -- 2009-2019
2008 24 714 June-Reg Brian Litwin Pittsburgh Pirates No HS St. Stephens (Hickory,NC) 0.00 3b 6-3 195 R R 1989-12-06 Hickory,NC College -- 2009-2011
2008 25 744 June-Reg Brian Leach Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Southern Miss 0.00 p 6-3 195 R R 1986-04-14 Brandon,MS AA -- 2008-2012
2008 26 774 June-Reg Zach Wilson Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Wilson (Long Beach,CA) 0.00 3b 6-1 190 R R 1990-08-06 Inglewood,CA AA -- 2009-2019
2008 27 804 June-Reg Edwin Roman Pittsburgh Pirates Yes HS Puerto Rico Baseball Academy (Gurabo,PR) 0.00 cf 5-10 160 R R 1990-04-08 Caguas,PR Rk -- 2008-2009
2008 28 834 June-Reg Kyle Saukko Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Sierra College 0.00 p 5-11 175 L R 1988-12-21 Roseville,CA A- -- 2008-2010
2008 29 864 June-Reg Kevin Komstadius Pittsburgh Pirates No HS East Valley (Yakima,WA) 0.00 1b 6-4 205 L L 1990-07-20 Yakima,WA College -- 2009-2009
2008 30 894 June-Reg Daniel Martin Pittsburgh Pirates No College Panola College 0.00 p 6-9 265 R R 1987-06-21 Marshall,TX College -- 2009-2009
2008 31 924 June-Reg Ryan Hinson Pittsburgh Pirates No College Clemson 0.00 p 6-3 220 L L 1987-05-12 Rock Hill,SC AAA -- 2006-2014
2008 32 954 June-Reg TJ Forrest Pittsburgh Pirates No College Bossier Parish CC 0.00 p 6-5 175 R R 1987-09-28 Shreveport,LA Indy -- 2007-2011
2008 33 984 June-Reg Mark Carver Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College UNC Wilmington 0.00 1b 6-4 195 R R 1985-04-01 Raleigh,NC A- -- 2005-2008
2008 34 1014 June-Reg Matt Payne Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College NC State 0.00 3b 6-1 200 R R 1986-03-18 Hiddenite,NC A- -- 2005-2009
2008 35 1044 June-Reg Tyler Cox Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Illinois State 0.00 p 6-3 200 R L 1986-02-21 Georgetown,IN College -- 2005-2008
2008 36 1074 June-Reg Kyle Morgan Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College San Francisco 0.00 of 6-1 220 L L 1986-08-08 Bakersfield,CA A -- 2007-2010
2008 37 1104 June-Reg Matt Curry Pittsburgh Pirates No College Howard College 0.00 1b 6-2 235 L R 1988-07-27 Red Oak,TX AAA -- 2009-2014
2008 38 1134 June-Reg Alan Knotts Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Louisiana Tech 0.00 p 6-4 210 R R 1985-02-28 Odessa,TX A -- 2005-2009
2008 39 1164 June-Reg Albert Fagan Pittsburgh Pirates Yes FA New York 0.00 p 6-4 205 R R 1986-11-14 Yonkers,NY A- -- 2008-2009
2008 40 1194 June-Reg Beau Didier Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma,WA) 0.00 3b 6-2 200 L R 1989-12-26 Federal Way,WA College -- 2009-2012
2008 41 1224 June-Reg Chris Simmons Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Army 0.00 c 5-11 205 R R 1986-04-06 Houston,TX A- -- 2005-2008
2008 42 1254 June-Reg Cole White Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Army 0.00 of 6-2 200 R R 1985-04-03 Carlsbad,NM A- -- 2005-2008
2008 43 1284 June-Reg Johnny Gunter Pittsburgh Pirates No College Chattahoochee Val 0.00 p 6-3 230 R R 1988-03-10 Phenix City,AL A+ -- 2009-2010
2008 44 1314 June-Reg Mike Williams Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Mount Olive 0.00 p 6-5 235 L L 1986-08-11 Myrtle Beach,SC A -- 2005-2012
2008 45 1343 June-Reg Allen Ponder Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Auburn-Montgomery 0.00 p 6-4 230 R R 1983-09-27 Auburn,AL A- -- 2003-2008
2008 46 1371 June-Reg Scott McGough Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Plum (Pittsburgh,PA) 0.00 p 6-0 150 R R 1989-10-31 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 2015-2015 2009-2021
2008 47 1398 June-Reg Jordan Craft Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Kennesaw Mountain (Kennesaw,GA) 0.00 of 6-1 182 R R 1989-10-27 Johnson City,TN College -- 2009-2012
2008 48 1425 June-Reg Owen Brolsma Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Texas Tech 0.00 p 6-1 210 R R 1984-10-06 Carson City,NV A -- 2004-2009
2008 49 1452 June-Reg Zachary Foster   Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Pitt Bradford 0.00 p 6-4 220 R R 1987-05-24 Bradford,PA AA -- 2008-2012
2008 50 1479 June-Reg Craig Parry Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College South Dakota State 0.00 of 6-1 195 L R 1986-05-21 Colstrip,MT A- -- 2007-2009
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