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1998 MLB Draft by Round

1998 MLB Draft by Round

Round #17 |June-Reg Phase

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year:
Phase Name:
June Regular Phase
Total players Drafted:
30
Major Leaguers:
8
Signed Players:
24
College Players:
21
High School Players:
9
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year rnd ovl phase player name draft team pos bonus signed hilvl mlbyears stat years source school dr reg pos ht wt ba th Born place
1998 17 494 June-Reg Chip Denure Philadelphia Phillies ss 0.00 Yes A- -- 1998-1998 College Ripon College WI ss 6-0 190 R R 1976-06-05 Los Angeles,CA
1998 17 495 June-Reg Elih Velazquez Oakland Athletics p 0.00 Yes A+ -- 1999-2002 HS Jose Campeche (San Lorenzo,PR) PR p 6-2 190 L L 1980-06-02 San Lorenzo,PR
1998 17 496 June-Reg Eric Hinske Chicago Cubs 3b 0.00 Yes MLB 2002-2013 1996-2013 College Arkansas AR 1b 6-2 225 L R 1977-08-05 Neenah,WI
1998 17 497 June-Reg Chuck Hamilton Kansas City Royals p 0.00 Yes Rk -- 1998-2000 HS Simmons School (Hollandale,MS) MS p 6-4 200 R R 1978-12-29 Greenville,MS
1998 17 498 June-Reg Michael Gargano St. Louis Cardinals p 0.00 Yes A+ -- 1998-2000 College Dixie State College UT p 6-2 200 R R 1978-07-28 Salt Lake City,UT
1998 17 499 June-Reg J.J. Putz Minnesota Twins p 0.00 No MLB 2003-2014 1996-2014 College Michigan MI p 6-5 220 R R 1977-02-22 Trenton,MI
1998 17 500 June-Reg B.J. Ryan Cincinnati Reds p 0.00 Yes MLB 1999-2009 1995-2009 College Louisiana-Lafayette LA p 6-6 230 L L 1975-12-28 Bossier City,LA
1998 17 501 June-Reg Reuben St. Armand Toronto Blue Jays p 0.00 Yes A- -- 1998-2002 HS Capital (Olympia,WA) WA p 6-4 210 R R 1979-08-04 Olympia,WA
1998 17 502 June-Reg Brian Lawrence San Diego Padres p 0.00 Yes MLB 2001-2007 1997-2011 College Northwestern State LA p 6-2 195 R R 1976-05-14 Fort Collins,CO
1998 17 503 June-Reg Dave Meliah Texas Rangers of 0.00 Yes AAA -- 1998-2003 College San Francisco CA of 6-3 185 L R 1977-03-11 Walla Walla,WA
1998 17 504 June-Reg Kyle Sheldon Montreal Expos p 0.00 Yes A+ -- 1998-2001 College Florida Southern FL p 6-2 180 R R 1976-12-08 Winter Haven,FL
1998 17 505 June-Reg Benny Flores Boston Red Sox p 0.00 Yes A+ -- 1996-2000 College Cal State Fullerton CA p 6-1 185 L L 1976-01-24 Anaheim,CA
1998 17 506 June-Reg Steve Correa Milwaukee Brewers p 0.00 No A- -- 1999-2003 HS Elk Grove (Elk Grove,CA) CA p 6-5 255 L L 1980-05-24 Mountain View,CA
1998 17 507 June-Reg William Nelson Detroit Tigers ss 0.00 Yes -- -- -- College Santa Ana CA ss 5-10 190 R R 1961-06-30 Morgan Hill,CA
1998 17 508 June-Reg Dave Williams Pittsburgh Pirates p 0.00 Yes MLB 2001-2007 1998-2011 College Delaware Technical & CC DE p 6-2 205 L L 1979-03-12 Anchorage,AK
1998 17 509 June-Reg Brannon Whatley Chicago White Sox p 0.00 Yes A+ -- 1998-2000 College Kennesaw State GA p 6-1 170 R R 1976-10-11 Marietta,GA
1998 17 510 June-Reg Josh Etheredge Colorado Rockies -- 0.00 Yes A- -- 1995-1998 College Auburn AL 1b-of 6-2 210 R R 1976-03-14 Mobile,AL
1998 17 511 June-Reg Doug Bridges Anahaim Angels -- 0.00 Yes A+ -- 1997-2000 College Embry-Riddle FL p 6-2 185 L L 1976-07-20 Columbia,SC
1998 17 512 June-Reg Colin Porter Houston Astros of 0.00 Yes MLB 2003-2004 1995-2005 College Arizona AZ rf-cf 6-2 200 L L 1975-11-23 Tucson,AZ
1998 17 513 June-Reg Mark Koeth   Cleveland Baseball Team p 0.00 Yes A+ -- 1998-2000 HS Newman Smith (Dallas,TX) TX p 6-3 215 R R 1978-04-11 Parma,OH
1998 17 514 June-Reg Ty Wigginton New York Mets if 0.00 Yes MLB 2002-2013 1996-2013 College North Carolina NC 1b-lf 6-0 210 R R 1977-10-11 San Diego,CA
1998 17 515 June-Reg Steve Wright Seattle Mariners -- 0.00 Yes A- -- 1987-1998 College Liberty VA of 5-11 185 L L 1976-04-12 Asheboro,NC
1998 17 516 June-Reg Alex Piedra Los Angeles Dodgers p 0.00 Yes Rk -- 1998-1999 HS Southern (Miami,FL) FL p 6-2 195 R R 1980-02-01 Miami,FL
1998 17 517 June-Reg Jeff Shaddix New York Yankees p 0.00 Yes A- -- 1997-1998 College Texas Christian TX p 6-3 195 R R 1975-09-10 Houston,TX
1998 17 518 June-Reg Joe Ojeda San Francisco Giants p 0.00 Yes A- -- 1998-1999 College St. Francis (IL) IL p 6-4 210 R R 1976-09-27 Brooklyn,NY
1998 17 519 June-Reg Mike MacDougal Baltimore Orioles p 0.00 No MLB 2001-2012 1997-2014 College Wake Forest NC p 6-4 195 R R 1977-03-05 Las Vegas,NV
1998 17 520 June-Reg Josh Hochgesang Florida Marlins if 0.00 No AA -- 1996-2002 College Stanford CA if 6-3 210 R R 1977-04-16 Bellflower,CA
1998 17 521 June-Reg Daniel Curtis Atlanta Braves p 0.00 Yes AAA -- 1998-2006 HS Central (Chattanooga,TN) TN p 6-3 215 R R 1979-11-03 East Ridge,TN
1998 17 522 June-Reg Mike Rodriguez Tampa Bay Rays of 0.00 No AAA -- 1999-2009 HS Cooper City (Cooper City,FL) FL of 5-10 162 L L 1980-10-15 Hollywood,FL
1998 17 523 June-Reg Lamar Sturdivant Arizona Diamondbacks of 0.00 No -- -- -- HS Woodbury (Woodbury,NJ) NJ of 5-10 180 R R 1979-09-14 Woodbury,NJ
30 record(s)