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2008 MLB Draft by Round

2008 MLB Draft by Round

Round #1 |June-Reg Phase

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year:
Phase Name:
June Regular Phase
Total players Drafted:
46
Major Leaguers:
38
Signed Players:
44
College Players:
31
High School Players:
15
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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
2008 1 1 June-Reg Tim Beckham Tampa Bay Rays ss 6.15 Yes MLB 2013-2019 2008-2022 HS Griffin (Griffin,GA) GA ss-3b 6-0 188 R R 1990-01-27 Griffin,GA
2008 1 2 June-Reg Pedro Alvarez Pittsburgh Pirates 3b 6.00 Yes MLB 2010-2018 2006-2018 College Vanderbilt TN 3b 6-2 225 L R 1987-02-06 New York,NY
2008 1 3 June-Reg Eric Hosmer Kansas City Royals 1b 6.00 Yes MLB 2011-2022 2008-2022 HS American Heritage (Plantation,FL) FL 1b 6-4 226 L L 1989-10-24 Cooper City,FL
2008 1 4 June-Reg Brian Matusz Baltimore Orioles p 3.20 Yes MLB 2009-2016 2006-2019 College San Diego CA p 6-4 200 L L 1987-02-11 Grand Junction,CO
2008 1 5 June-Reg Buster Posey San Francisco Giants c 3.50 Yes MLB 2009-2021 2006-2021 College Florida State FL c 6-1 205 R R 1987-03-27 Leesburg,GA
2008 1 6 June-Reg Kyle Skipworth   Florida Marlins c 2.30 Yes MLB 2013-2013 2008-2016 HS Patriot (Riverside,CA) CA c 6-3 195 L R 1990-03-01 Riverside,CA
2008 1 7 June-Reg Yonder Alonso Cincinnati Reds 1b 2.00 Yes MLB 2010-2019 2006-2019 College Miami FL 1b 6-2 215 L R 1987-04-08 Miami,FL
2008 1 8 June-Reg Gordon Beckham Chicago White Sox ss 2.60 Yes MLB 2009-2019 2006-2019 College Georgia GA 2b 6-0 175 R R 1986-09-16 Atlanta,GA
2008 1 9 June-Reg Aaron Crow Washington Nationals p 0.00 No MLB 2011-2014 2006-2018 College Missouri MO p 6-2 205 R R 1986-11-11 Topeka,KS
2008 1 10 June-Reg Jason Castro Houston Astros c 2.07 Yes MLB 2010-2022 2006-2022 College Stanford CA c 6-3 215 L R 1987-06-18 Castro Valley,CA
2008 1 11 June-Reg Justin Smoak Texas Rangers 1b 3.50 Yes MLB 2010-2020 2006-2021 College South Carolina SC 1b 6-4 220 B L 1986-12-05 Goose Creek,SC
2008 1 12 June-Reg Jemile Weeks Oakland Athletics 2b 1.91 Yes MLB 2011-2016 2006-2018 College Miami FL 2b-cf 5-10 175 B R 1987-01-26 Daytona Beach,FL
2008 1 13 June-Reg Brett Wallace St. Louis Cardinals 1b 1.84 Yes MLB 2010-2016 2006-2016 College Arizona State AZ 1b 6-2 235 L R 1986-08-26 Marin,CA
2008 1 14 June-Reg Aaron Hicks Minnesota Twins of 1.78 Yes MLB 2013-2022 2008-2022 HS Wilson (Long Beach,CA) CA cf 6-1 205 B R 1989-10-02 Long Beach,CA
2008 1 15 June-Reg Ethan Martin Los Angeles Dodgers p 1.73 Yes MLB 2013-2014 2009-2015 HS Stephens County (Toccoa,GA) GA p 6-2 195 R R 1989-06-06 Toccoa,GA
2008 1 16 June-Reg Brett Lawrie Milwaukee Brewers 3b/c 1.70 Yes MLB 2011-2016 2009-2016 HS Brookswood Secondary (Langley,BC) BC 3b 5-11 200 R R 1990-01-18 Langley,BC
2008 1 17 June-Reg David Cooper Toronto Blue Jays 1b 1.50 Yes MLB 2011-2012 2006-2015 College California CA 1b 6-1 210 L L 1987-02-12 Stockton,CA
2008 1 18 June-Reg Ike Davis   New York Mets 1b 1.58 Yes MLB 2010-2016 2006-2017 College Arizona State AZ 1b 6-4 215 L L 1987-03-22 Edina,MN
2008 1 19 June-Reg Andrew Cashner Chicago Cubs p 1.54 Yes MLB 2010-2019 2008-2019 College Texas Christian TX p 6-5 185 R R 1986-09-11 Montgomery,TX
2008 1 20 June-Reg Joshua Fields Seattle Mariners p 1.75 Yes MLB 2013-2018 2005-2019 College Georgia GA p 6-0 180 R R 1985-08-19 Hull,GA
2008 1 21 June-Reg Ryan Perry Detroit Tigers p 1.48 Yes MLB 2009-2012 2006-2015 College Arizona AZ p 6-4 200 R R 1987-02-13 Pomona,CA
2008 1 22 June-Reg Reese Havens New York Mets ss 1.42 Yes AAA -- 2006-2013 College South Carolina SC 3b-2b 6-1 195 L R 1986-10-20 Sullivan's Island,SC
2008 1 23 June-Reg Allan Dykstra San Diego Padres 1b 1.15 Yes MLB 2015-2015 2006-2015 College Wake Forest NC 1b 6-5 240 L R 1987-05-21 San Diego,CA
2008 1 24 June-Reg Anthony Hewitt Philadelphia Phillies ss 1.38 Yes AA -- 2008-2016 HS Salisbury School (Salisbury,CT) CT of 6-1 195 R R 1989-04-27 Brooklyn,NY
2008 1 25 June-Reg Christian Friedrich Colorado Rockies p 1.35 Yes MLB 2012-2016 2006-2021 College Eastern Kentucky KY p 6-3 210 R L 1987-07-08 Evanston,IL
2008 1 26 June-Reg Daniel Schlereth Arizona Diamondbacks p 1.33 Yes MLB 2009-2012 2005-2019 College Arizona AZ p 6-0 210 L L 1986-05-09 Anchorage,AK
2008 1 27 June-Reg Carlos Gutierrez   Minnesota Twins p 1.29 Yes AAA -- 2006-2013 College Miami FL p 6-1 185 R R 1986-09-22 Miami,FL
2008 1 28 June-Reg Gerrit Cole New York Yankees p 0.00 No MLB 2013-2022 2009-2022 HS Orange (Orange,CA) CA p 6-4 220 R R 1990-09-08 Newport Beach,CA
2008 1 29 June-Reg Lonnie Chisenhall Cleveland Baseball Team 3b 1.10 Yes MLB 2011-2018 2007-2019 College Pitt CC NC 3b 6-1 200 L R 1988-10-04 Morehead City,NC
2008 1 30 June-Reg Casey Kelly Boston Red Sox ss 3.00 Yes MLB 2012-2018 2008-2018 HS Sarasota (Sarasota,FL) FL p 6-3 194 R R 1989-10-04 Sarasota,FL
2008 1 31 June-Reg Shooter Hunt   Minnesota Twins p 1.08 Yes A+ -- 2006-2011 College Tulane LA p 6-3 200 R R 1986-08-16 Westwood,NJ
2008 1 32 June-Reg Jake Odorizzi   Milwaukee Brewers p 1.06 Yes MLB 2012-2022 2008-2022 HS Highland (Highland,IL) IL p 6-2 190 R R 1990-03-27 Highland,IL
2008 1 33 June-Reg Brad Holt   New York Mets p 1.04 Yes AAA -- 2006-2014 College UNC Wilmington NC p 6-4 194 R R 1986-10-13 Albemarle,NC
2008 1 34 June-Reg Zach Collier   Philadelphia Phillies of 1.02 Yes AAA -- 2008-2021 HS Chino Hills (Chino Hills,CA) CA of 6-2 185 L L 1990-09-08 Chino Hills,CA
2008 1 35 June-Reg Evan Frederickson   Milwaukee Brewers p 1.01 Yes A+ -- 2006-2010 College San Francisco CA p 6-6 238 L L 1986-09-23 Santa Monica,CA
2008 1 36 June-Reg Mike Montgomery   Kansas City Royals p 0.99 Yes MLB 2015-2020 2008-2022 HS Hart (Newhall,CA) CA p 6-5 220 L L 1989-07-01 Valencia,CA
2008 1 37 June-Reg Conor Gillaspie   San Francisco Giants 3b 0.97 Yes MLB 2008-2017 2006-2017 College Wichita State KS 3b 6-1 195 L R 1987-07-18 Omaha,NE
2008 1 38 June-Reg Jordan Lyles   Houston Astros p 0.93 Yes MLB 2011-2022 2008-2022 HS Hartsville (Hartsville,SC) SC p 6-5 230 R R 1990-10-19 Hartsville,SC
2008 1 39 June-Reg Lance Lynn   St. Louis Cardinals p 0.94 Yes MLB 2011-2022 2006-2022 College Mississippi MS p 6-5 250 R R 1987-05-12 Brownsburg,IN
2008 1 40 June-Reg Brett DeVall   Atlanta Braves p 1.00 Yes A -- 2008-2015 HS Niceville (Niceville,FL) FL p 6-4 215 R L 1990-01-08 Winter Park,FL
2008 1 41 June-Reg Ryan Flaherty   Chicago Cubs ss 0.91 Yes MLB 2012-2019 2006-2019 College Vanderbilt TN 2b 6-3 205 L R 1986-07-27 Portland,ME
2008 1 42 June-Reg Jaff Decker   San Diego Padres of 0.89 Yes MLB 2013-2017 2008-2018 HS Sunrise Mountain (Peoria,AZ) AZ of 5-10 190 L L 1990-02-23 Peoria,AZ
2008 1 43 June-Reg Wade Miley   Arizona Diamondbacks p 0.88 Yes MLB 2011-2022 2006-2022 College SE Louisiana LA p 6-2 220 L L 1986-11-13 Hammond,LA
2008 1 44 June-Reg Jeremy Bleich   New York Yankees p 0.70 Yes MLB 2018-2018 2006-2019 College Stanford CA p 6-2 200 L L 1987-06-18 Metairie,LA
2008 1 45 June-Reg Bryan Price   Boston Red Sox p 0.85 Yes MLB 2014-2014 2006-2015 College Rice TX p 6-4 200 R R 1986-11-13 Corpus Christi,TX
2008 1 46 June-Reg Logan Forsythe   San Diego Padres 3b 0.84 Yes MLB 2011-2020 2006-2021 College Arkansas AR 2b-ss 6-1 205 R R 1987-01-14 Memphis,TN
46 record(s)