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Yearly Draft Metrics

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High-level metrics for each Major League Baseball Amateur entry draft since 1965. (Full History). Click on a year to start digging into detail.
The metrics below represent only the June Regular phase. earlier drafts had other draft phases througout the year.

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year top pick top pick Team pos rounds totalpicks #hs #col total mlb signed Unsigned hs% col% sign% unsign% d1 d2 d3 naia jrcollege First to MLB bonus top top bonus Bonus Records
2021 Henry Davis Pittsburgh Pirates c 20 612 115 496 3 566 46 18.79 81.05 92.48 7.52 421 20 4 3 48 Jack Leiter $ 7,922,000 566
2020 Spencer Torkelson Detroit Tigers 3b 5 160 47 113 8 160 0 29.38 70.63 100.00 0.00 104 3 1 0 5 Garrett Crochet Spencer Torkelson $ 8,416,300 160
2019 Adley Rutschman Baltimore Orioles c 40 1217 293 924 17 959 258 24.08 75.92 78.80 21.20 691 85 11 15 120 Andrew Vaughn Adley Rutschman $ 8,100,000 960
2018 Casey Mize Detroit Tigers p 40 1214 303 909 75 962 252 24.96 74.88 79.24 20.76 678 79 15 30 105 Nico Hoerner Casey Mize $ 7,500,000 874
2017 Royce Lewis Minnesota Twins ss 40 1215 314 900 144 940 275 25.84 74.07 77.37 22.63 654 73 13 28 131 Zac Reininger Hunter Greene $ 7,230,000 453
2016 Mickey Moniak Philadelphia Phillies of 40 1216 313 898 208 922 294 25.74 73.85 75.82 24.18 614 93 20 39 132 Austin Hays Nick Senzel $ 6,200,000 610
2015 Dansby Swanson Arizona Diamondbacks ss 40 1215 327 883 225 948 267 26.91 72.67 78.02 21.98 649 86 8 40 99 Carson Fulmer Dansby Swanson $ 6,500,000 496
2014 Brady Aiken Houston Astros p 40 1215 342 873 202 904 311 28.15 71.85 74.40 25.60 610 79 16 36 130 Brandon Finnegan Carlos Rodon $ 6,582,000 381
2013 Mark Appel Houston Astros p 40 1216 383 830 255 900 316 31.50 68.26 74.01 25.99 552 73 15 35 155 Kyle Crockett Kris Bryant $ 6,708,400 439
2012 Carlos Correa Houston Astros ss 40 1238 422 813 257 918 320 34.09 65.67 74.15 25.85 568 63 13 39 127 Paco Rodriguez Byron Buxton $ 6,000,000 453
2011 Gerrit Cole Pittsburgh Pirates p 50 1530 522 997 277 974 556 34.12 65.16 63.66 36.34 678 78 15 44 180 Trevor Bauer Gerrit Cole $ 8,000,000 404
2010 Bryce Harper Washington Nationals of 50 1525 499 1021 249 993 532 32.72 66.95 65.11 34.89 659 81 22 36 219 Chris Sale Bryce Harper $ 6,250,000 379
2009 Stephen Strasburg Washington Nationals p 50 1521 506 1010 228 954 567 33.27 66.40 62.72 37.28 665 71 20 47 206 Mike Leake Stephen Strasburg $ 7,500,000 380
2008 Tim Beckham Tampa Bay Rays ss 50 1504 486 1011 256 968 536 32.31 67.22 64.36 35.64 664 72 20 29 223 Conor Gillaspie Tim Beckham $ 6,150,000 372
2007 David Price Tampa Bay Rays p 50 1453 480 970 220 945 508 33.04 66.76 65.04 34.96 662 72 22 40 173 Ross Detwiler Matt Wieters $ 6,000,000 355
2006 Luke Hochevar Kansas City Royals p 50 1502 532 965 239 890 612 35.42 64.25 59.25 40.75 567 72 21 23 282 Andrew Miller Andrew Miller $ 3,550,000 361
2005 Justin Upton Arizona Diamondbacks ss 50 1501 538 954 221 858 643 35.84 63.56 57.16 42.84 517 65 25 37 306 Joey Devine Justin Upton $ 6,100,000 312
2004 Matt Bush San Diego Padres ss 50 1498 497 998 209 914 584 33.18 66.62 61.01 38.99 580 71 16 34 295 Huston Street Stephen Drew $ 4,000,000 312
2003 Delmon Young Tampa Bay Rays of 50 1480 542 929 195 829 651 36.62 62.77 56.01 43.99 516 44 21 38 308 Ryan Wagner Delmon Young $ 3,700,000 313
2002 Bryan Bullington Pittsburgh Pirates p 50 1482 566 912 201 851 631 38.19 61.54 57.42 42.58 495 61 19 32 301 Kevin Correia B.J. Upton $ 4,600,000 283
year top pick top pick Team pos rounds totalpicks #hs #col total mlb signed Unsigned hs% col% sign% unsign% d1 d2 d3 naia jrcollege First to MLB bonus top top bonus Bonus Records
2001 Joe Mauer Minnesota Twins c 50 1485 643 838 198 837 648 43.30 56.43 56.36 43.64 466 60 16 40 253 Brian Cooper Mark Prior $ 4,600,000 294
2000 Adrian Gonzalez Florida Marlins 1b 50 1452 621 830 207 845 607 42.77 57.16 58.20 41.80 445 59 25 35 264 Xavier Nady Joe Borchard $ 5,300,000 285
1999 Josh Hamilton Tampa Bay Rays of 50 1474 635 837 202 856 618 43.08 56.78 58.07 41.93 462 51 26 24 272 Eric Munson Josh Hamilton $ 3,960,000 116
1998 Pat Burrell Philadelphia Phillies 1b 50 1446 672 765 209 824 622 46.47 52.90 56.98 43.02 478 48 14 36 187 Tomas Perez Corey Patterson $ 3,700,000 92
1997 Matt Anderson Detroit Tigers p 92 1607 764 826 179 831 776 47.54 51.40 51.71 48.29 396 53 25 34 318 Jason Rakers Matt Anderson $ 2,505,000 52
1996 Kris Benson Pittsburgh Pirates p 100 1740 756 949 220 888 852 43.45 54.54 51.03 48.97 472 58 17 44 354 Mark Kotsay Bobby Seay $ 3,000,000 52
1995 Darin Erstad California Angels of 87 1666 739 881 180 836 830 44.36 52.88 50.18 49.82 442 62 32 40 304 Ariel Prieto Darin Erstad $ 1,575,000 61
1994 Paul Wilson New York Mets p 98 1707 728 926 177 859 848 42.65 54.25 50.32 49.68 420 65 26 47 365 Dustin Hermanson Josh Booty $ 1,600,000 62
1993 Alex Rodriguez Seattle Mariners ss 91 1721 747 932 213 915 806 43.40 54.15 53.17 46.83 469 61 23 52 325 Brian Anderson Darren Dreifort $ 1,300,000 71
1992 Phil Nevin Houston Astros 3b 50 1412 544 832 210 892 520 38.53 58.92 63.17 36.83 452 63 17 43 255 Jeff Hammonds Jeff Hammonds $ 975,000 31
1991 Brien Taylor New York Yankees p 96 1600 628 918 202 869 731 39.25 57.38 54.31 45.69 465 56 21 56 319 Tim Pugh Brien Taylor $ 1,550,000 24
1990 Chipper Jones Atlanta Braves ss 99 1489 549 894 234 870 619 36.87 60.04 58.43 41.57 444 64 18 56 309 Alex Fernandez Todd Van Poppel $ 500,000 30
1989 Ben McDonald Baltimore Orioles p 87 1490 549 877 174 880 610 36.85 58.86 59.06 40.94 438 74 17 56 291 John Olerud John Olerud $ 575,000 24
1988 Andy Benes San Diego Padres p 75 1433 516 907 185 891 542 36.01 63.29 62.18 37.82 444 78 23 71 289 Ruben Rodriguez Andy Benes $ 235,000 3
1987 Ken Griffey Seattle Mariners of 74 1263 423 835 200 801 464 33.49 66.11 63.42 36.58 444 83 27 48 233 Jack McDowell Jack McDowell $ 165,000 12
1986 Jeff King Pittsburgh Pirates ss-3b 49 891 334 555 214 610 281 37.49 62.29 68.46 31.54 396 57 15 36 50 Mike Loynd Jeff King $ 180,000 4
1985 B.J. Surhoff Milwaukee Brewers ss-c 39 832 233 589 170 620 212 28.00 70.79 74.52 25.48 382 82 31 54 39 Will Clark Bobby Witt $ 179,000 26
1984 Shawn Abner New York Mets of 51 839 252 581 142 584 255 30.04 69.25 69.61 30.39 373 84 17 61 44 Oddibe McDowell Shawn Abner $ 150,500 2
1983 Tim Belcher Minnesota Twins p 50 827 270 548 151 582 245 32.65 66.26 70.37 29.63 372 57 17 57 45 Jeff Robinson Kurt Stillwell $ 135,000 1
1982 Shawon Dunston Chicago Cubs ss 47 832 304 522 155 579 253 36.54 62.74 69.59 30.41 348 59 29 46 40 Mike Young Shawon Dunston $ 135,000 1
year top pick top pick Team pos rounds totalpicks #hs #col total mlb signed Unsigned hs% col% sign% unsign% d1 d2 d3 naia jrcollege First to MLB bonus top top bonus Bonus Records
1981 Mike Moore Seattle Mariners p 44 853 310 539 156 598 255 36.34 63.19 70.11 29.89 343 81 27 43 44 Mike Moore Terry Blocker $ 127,500 3
1980 Darryl Strawberry New York Mets of 44 834 340 486 160 554 280 40.77 58.27 66.43 33.57 293 64 31 44 53 Rich Bordi Darryl Strawberry $ 152,500 1
1979 Al Chambers Seattle Mariners of 44 870 379 487 149 550 320 43.56 55.98 63.22 36.78 317 58 22 41 49 Jerry Don Gleaton Todd Demeter $ 208,000 2
1978 Bob Horner Atlanta Braves 3b 48 779 369 397 158 485 294 47.37 50.96 62.26 37.74 244 57 19 35 42 Mike Morgan Bob Horner $ 162,000 3
1977 Harold Baines Chicago White Sox 1b-of 42 775 394 377 142 504 271 50.84 48.65 65.03 34.97 218 56 20 28 54 Brian Greer Danny Ainge $ 300,000 3
1976 Floyd Bannister Houston Astros p 40 713 400 311 158 444 269 56.10 43.62 62.27 37.73 163 49 21 39 39 Bob Owchinko Floyd Bannister $ 100,000 2
1975 Danny Goodwin California Angels c 37 679 401 269 125 389 290 59.06 39.62 57.29 42.71 142 31 26 20 50 Rick Cerone Danny Goodwin $ 125,000 22
1974 Bill Almon San Diego Padres ss 41 689 422 262 142 411 278 61.25 38.03 59.65 40.35 134 35 15 23 55 Jack Kucek Bill Almon $ 90,000 2
1973 David Clyde Texas Rangers p 52 747 463 280 129 456 291 61.98 37.48 61.04 38.96 167 55 0 13 44 Dave Winfield David Clyde $ 65,000 4
1972 Dave Roberts San Diego Padres 3b 46 791 498 286 131 441 350 62.96 36.16 55.75 44.25 149 63 3 24 46 Dave Roberts Scott McGregor $ 80,000 3
1971 Danny Goodwin Chicago White Sox c 48 803 587 209 134 432 371 73.10 26.03 53.80 46.20 98 45 0 14 49 Gene Martin Ed Kurpiel $ 83,750 2
1970 Mike Ivie San Diego Padres c 60 929 643 278 145 509 420 69.21 29.92 54.79 45.21 112 76 0 30 60 Bob Watson Mike Ivie $ 75,000 2
1969 Jeff Burroughs Washington Senators of 90 1044 726 305 144 558 484 69.54 29.21 53.45 46.55 131 77 1 22 72 Jim Spencer Jeff Burroughs $ 88,000 1
1968 Tim Foli New York Mets ss 71 913 635 263 131 482 431 69.55 28.81 52.79 47.21 139 51 2 19 50 Roger Nelson Lloyd Allen $ 75,000 6
1967 Ron Blomberg New York Yankees 1b 77 975 735 230 140 487 488 75.38 23.59 49.95 50.05 107 39 0 17 67 Ken Henderson Ron Blomberg $ 65,000 8
1966 Steve Chilcott New York Mets c 63 833 470 346 134 419 414 56.42 41.54 50.30 49.70 211 60 2 28 44 Rich Nye Ken Brett $ 85,000 5
1965 Rick Monday Kansas City Athletics of 72 824 453 354 139 425 399 54.98 42.96 51.58 48.42 237 60 1 22 34 Ken Holtzman Rick Monday $ 100,000 21
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