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1998 MLB Draft by Round

1998 MLB Draft by Round

Round #1 |June-Reg Phase

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year:
Phase Name:
June Regular Phase
Total players Drafted:
43
Major Leaguers:
30
Signed Players:
41
College Players:
21
High School Players:
21
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year rnd ovl phase player name draft team pos signed hilvl mlbyears stat years source school dr reg pos ht wt ba th Born place
1998 1 1 June-Reg Pat Burrell Philadelphia Phillies 1b Yes MLB 2000-2011 1996-2011 College Miami FL lf 6-4 225 R R 1976-10-10 Eureka Springs,AR
1998 1 2 June-Reg Mark Mulder Oakland Athletics p Yes MLB 2000-2008 1997-2008 College Michigan State MI p 6-6 200 L L 1977-08-05 South Holland,IL
1998 1 3 June-Reg Corey Patterson Chicago Cubs of Yes MLB 2000-2011 1999-2013 HS Harrison (Kennesaw,GA) GA of 5-9 180 L R 1979-08-13 Atlanta,GA
1998 1 4 June-Reg Jeff Austin Kansas City Royals p Yes MLB 2001-2003 1996-2005 College Stanford CA p 6-0 185 R R 1976-10-19 San Bernardino,CA
1998 1 5 June-Reg JD Drew St. Louis Cardinals of Yes MLB 1998-2011 1995-2011 FA Minnesota MN rf 6-1 195 L R 1975-11-20 Valdosta,GA
1998 1 6 June-Reg Ryan Mills Minnesota Twins p Yes AAA -- 1996-2004 College Arizona State AZ p 6-5 205 R L 1977-07-21 Peoria,IL
1998 1 7 June-Reg Austin Kearns Cincinnati Reds of Yes MLB 2002-2013 1998-2013 HS Lafayette (Lexington,KY) KY rf 6-3 220 R R 1980-05-20 Lexington,KY
1998 1 8 June-Reg Felipe Lopez Toronto Blue Jays 3b Yes MLB 2001-2011 1998-2011 HS Lake Brantley (Altamonte Springs,FL) FL 3b-2b 6-1 175 B R 1980-05-12 Bayamon,PR
1998 1 9 June-Reg Sean Burroughs San Diego Padres 3b Yes MLB 2002-2012 1999-2017 HS Wilson (Long Beach,CA) CA 3b 6-2 200 L R 1980-09-12 Atlanta,GA
1998 1 10 June-Reg Carlos Pena Texas Rangers 1b Yes MLB 2001-2014 1996-2014 College Northeastern MA 1b-dh 6-2 210 L L 1978-05-17 Santo Domingo,DR
1998 1 11 June-Reg Josh McKinley Montreal Expos if Yes AA -- 1998-2004 HS Malvern Preparatory School (Malvern,PA) PA c 6-2 205 B R 1979-09-14 York,PA
1998 1 12 June-Reg Adam Everett Boston Red Sox ss Yes MLB 2001-2011 1996-2011 College South Carolina SC 3b 6-0 156 R R 1977-02-02 Austell,GA
1998 1 13 June-Reg J.M. Gold   Milwaukee Brewers p Yes A+ -- 1998-2003 HS Toms River North (Toms River,NJ) NJ p 6-5 220 R R 1980-04-18 Belleville,NJ
1998 1 14 June-Reg Jeff Weaver Detroit Tigers p Yes MLB 1999-2010 1996-2010 College Fresno State CA p 6-5 200 R R 1976-08-22 Northridge,CA
1998 1 15 June-Reg Clint Johnston Pittsburgh Pirates 1b Yes AA -- 1996-2008 College Vanderbilt TN 1b 6-2 210 L L 1977-07-02 Vero Beach,FL
1998 1 16 June-Reg Kip Wells Chicago White Sox p Yes MLB 1999-2012 1999-2013 College Baylor TX p 6-3 196 R R 1977-04-21 Houston,TX
1998 1 17 June-Reg Brad Lidge   Houston Astros p Yes MLB 2002-2012 1996-2012 College Notre Dame IN p 6-5 200 R R 1976-12-23 Sacramento,CA
1998 1 18 June-Reg Seth Etherton Anahaim Angels p Yes MLB 2000-2006 1995-2011 College USC CA p 6-1 200 R R 1976-10-17 Laguna Beach,CA
1998 1 19 June-Reg Tony Torcato   San Francisco Giants of Yes MLB 2002-2005 1998-2015 HS Woodland (Woodland,CA) CA rf-lf 6-1 195 L R 1979-10-25 Woodland,CA
1998 1 20 June-Reg CC Sabathia Cleveland Baseball Team p Yes MLB 2001-2019 1998-2019 HS Vallejo (Vallejo,CA) CA p 6-7 250 L L 1980-07-21 Vallejo,CA
1998 1 21 June-Reg Jason Tyner New York Mets of Yes MLB 2000-2008 1996-2009 College Texas A&M TX lf-cf 6-1 170 L L 1977-04-23 Beaumont,TX
1998 1 22 June-Reg Matt Thornton Seattle Mariners p Yes MLB 2004-2016 1998-2016 College Grand Valley State MI p 6-6 220 L L 1976-09-15 Three Rivers,MI
1998 1 23 June-Reg Bubba Crosby Los Angeles Dodgers of Yes MLB 2003-2006 1997-2007 College Rice TX rf-lf 5-11 185 L L 1976-08-11 Houston,TX
1998 1 24 June-Reg Andy Brown   New York Yankees of Yes AA -- 1998-2005 HS Richmond (Richmond,IN) IN of 6-6 190 L L 1980-04-14 Richmond,IN
1998 1 25 June-Reg Nate Bump San Francisco Giants p Yes MLB 2003-2005 1995-2011 College Penn State PA p 6-2 185 R R 1976-07-24 Towanda,PA
1998 1 26 June-Reg Rick Elder Baltimore Orioles of Yes A+ -- 1998-2006 HS Sprayberry (Marietta,GA) GA 1b 6-6 250 L L 1980-02-24 Atlanta,GA
1998 1 27 June-Reg Chip Ambres   Florida Marlins of Yes MLB 2005-2008 1999-2009 HS West Brook (Beaumont,TX) TX of 6-0 175 R R 1979-12-19 Beaumont,TX
1998 1 28 June-Reg Matt Roney   Colorado Rockies p Yes MLB 2003-2006 1998-2007 HS Edmond North (Edmond,OK) OK p 6-3 232 R R 1980-01-10 Tulsa,OK
1998 1 29 June-Reg Arturo McDowell   San Francisco Giants of Yes AA -- 1998-2002 HS Forest Hill (West Palm Beach,FL) FL of 6-1 175 L L 1979-09-07 Jackson,MS
1998 1 30 June-Reg Matt Burch   Kansas City Royals p Yes AA -- 1998-2004 College VCU VA p 6-2 190 R R 1976-12-21 Elmira,NY
1998 1 31 June-Reg Chris George   Kansas City Royals p Yes MLB 2001-2004 1998-2012 HS Klein (Klein,TX) TX p 6-1 165 L L 1979-09-16 Houston,TX
1998 1 32 June-Reg Ben Diggins   St. Louis Cardinals p No MLB 2002-2002 1999-2006 HS Bradshaw Mountain (Prescott Valley,AZ) AZ p 6-7 230 R R 1979-06-13 Leota,KS
1998 1 33 June-Reg Brad Wilkerson   Montreal Expos of Yes MLB 2001-2008 1996-2009 College Florida FL lf-1b 6-0 190 L L 1977-06-01 Davies,KY
1998 1 34 June-Reg Nate Cornejo   Detroit Tigers p Yes MLB 2001-2004 1998-2006 HS Wellington (Wellington,KS) KS p 6-5 200 R R 1979-09-24 Wellington,KS
1998 1 35 June-Reg Aaron Rowand   Chicago White Sox of Yes MLB 2001-2011 1997-2011 College Cal State Fullerton CA cf-lf 6-1 200 R R 1977-08-29 Portland,OR
1998 1 36 June-Reg Choo Freeman   Colorado Rockies of Yes MLB 2004-2006 1998-2007 College Dallas TX cf 6-2 200 R R 1979-10-20 Pine Bluff,AR
1998 1 37 June-Reg Mike Nannini   Houston Astros p Yes AAA -- 1998-2015 HS Green Valley (Henderson,NV) NV p 5-11 191 R R 1980-08-09 Detroit,MI
1998 1 38 June-Reg Chris Jones   San Francisco Giants p Yes AA -- 1998-2003 HS South Mecklenburg (Charlotte,NC) NC p 6-3 195 L L 1979-08-29 Charlotte,NC
1998 1 39 June-Reg Mamon Tucker   Baltimore Orioles of Yes AA -- 1998-2005 HS Austin (Austin,TX) TX of 6-3 189 R R 1979-10-18 Bossier City,LA
1998 1 40 June-Reg Jeff Winchester   Colorado Rockies c Yes AA -- 1998-2006 HS Archbishop Rummel (Metairie,LA) LA c 5-11 211 R R 1980-01-21 Metairie,LA
1998 1 41 June-Reg Jeff Urban   San Francisco Giants p Yes AAA -- 1997-2007 College Ball State IN p 6-8 215 R L 1977-01-25 Anderson,IN
1998 1 42 June-Reg Eric Valent   Philadelphia Phillies of Yes MLB 2001-2005 1996-2006 College UCLA CA lf-1b 6-0 191 L L 1977-04-04 La Mirada,CA
1998 1 43 June-Reg Mark Prior   New York Yankees p No MLB 2002-2006 1999-2013 HS University of San Diego (San Diego,CA) CA p 6-5 225 R R 1980-09-07 San Diego,CA
43 record(s)