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2008 MLB Draft

2008 MLB Draft - June 5th, 2009 through June 6th, 2008, in Orlando, Florida
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* = Junior; ** = Sophomore; *** = Freshman

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Round 1

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1 Tampa Bay Tim Beckham SS Griffin High School (HS-GA) 6' 0" 188
2 Pittsburgh Pedro Alvarez* 3rd Vanderbilt 6' 2" 212
3 Kansas City Eric Hosmer 1B American Heritage School (HS-FL) 6' 4" 215
4 Baltimore Brian Matusz* LHP San Diego 6' 4" 200
5 San Francisco Buster Posey* C Florida State 6' 1" 205
6 Miami Kyle Skipworth C Patriot High School (HS-CA) 6' 3" 195
7 Cincinnati Yonder Alonso* 1B Miami 6' 2" 215
8 Chicago WS Gordon Beckham* SS Georgia 6' 0" 175
9 Washington Aaron Crow* RHP Missouri 6' 2" 205
10 Houston Jason Castro* C Stanford 6' 3" 210
11 Texas Justin Smoak* 1B South Carolina 6' 4" 220
12 Oakland Jemile Weeks* 2B Miami 5' 10" 175
13 St. Louis Brett Wallace* 3rd Arizona State 6' 2" 235
14 Minnesota Aaron Hicks OF Woodrow Wilson High School (HS-CA) 6' 2" 170
15 LA Dodgers Ethan Martin RHP Stephens County High School (HS-GA) 6' 2" 195
16 Milwaukee Brett Lawrie C United States 5' 11" 200
17 Toronto David Cooper* 1B Cal 6' 0" 175
18 NY Mets Trade Icon Issac Davis* 1B Arizona State 6' 4" 215
19 Chicago Cubs Andrew Cashner* RHP TCU 6' 5" 185
20 Seattle Joshua Fields RHP Georgia 6' 0" 180
21 Detroit Ryan Perry* RHP Arizona 6' 4" 200
22 NY Mets Reese Havens* SS South Carolina 6' 1" 195
23 San Diego Allan Dykstra* 1B Wake Forest 6' 5" 240
24 Philadelphia Anthony Hewitt SS Salisbury School (HS-CT) 6' 1" 195
25 Colorado Christian Friedrich* LHP Eastern Kentucky 6' 3" 210
26 Arizona Daniel Schlereth LHP Arizona 6' 0" 210
27 Minnesota Trade Icon Carlos Gutierrez* RHP Miami 6' 3" 205
28 NY Yankees Gerrit Cole RHP UCLA 6' 4" 220
29 Cleveland Lonnie Chisenhall* SS Pitt CC 6' 1" 200
30 Boston Casey Kelly SS Sarasota High School (HS-FL) 6' 3" 194
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Minnesota Shooter Hunt* RHP Tulane 6' 3" 200
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Milwaukee Jacob Odorizzi RHP Highland High School (HS-IL) 6' 2" 175
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NY Mets Brad Holt* RHP UNC-Wilmington 6' 4" 194
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Philadelphia Zachary Collier OF Chino Hills High School (HS-CA) 6' 2" 185
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Milwaukee Evan Frederickson LHP San Francisco 6' 6" 238
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Kansas City Michael Montgomery LHP Valencia High School (HS-CA) 6' 5" 180
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San Francisco Conor Gillaspie* 3rd Wichita State 6' 1" 195
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Houston Jordan Lyles RHP Hartsville High School (HS-SC) 6' 4" 185
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St. Louis Lance Lynn* RHP Mississippi 6' 5" 250
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Atlanta Brett DeVall LHP Niceville High School (HS-FL) 6' 3" 215
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Chicago Cubs Ryan Flaherty* SS Vanderbilt 6' 3" 200
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San Diego Jaff Decker OF Sunrise Mountain High School (HS-AZ) 5' 10" 190
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Arizona Wade Miley* LHP Southeastern Louisiana 6' 2" 195
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NY Yankees Jeremy Bleich* LHP Stanford 6' 2" 190
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Boston Bryan Price* RHP Rice 6' 4" 210
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San Diego John Forsythe* 3rd Arkansas 6' 0" 195

Round 2

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47 Tampa Bay Kyle Lobstein LHP Coconino High School (HS-AZ) 6' 3" 200
48 Pittsburgh Tanner Scheppers* RHP Fresno State 6' 4" 195
49 Kansas City Johnny Giavotella* 2B New Orleans 5' 8" 185
50 Baltimore Xavier Avery OF Cedar Grove High School (HS-GA) 5' 11" 180
51 Philadelphia Trade Icon Anthony Gose OF Bellflower High School (HS-CA) 6' 1" 190
52 Miami Brad Hand LHP Chaska High School (HS-MN) 6' 2" 185
53 Milwaukee Trade Icon Seth Lintz RHP Marshall Co High School (HS-TN) 6' 1" 170
54 Milwaukee Trade Icon Cutter Dykstra OF Westlake High School (HS-CA) 5' 11" 180
55 Washington Destin Hood OF St. Paul's Episcopal School (HS-AL) 6' 1" 180
56 Houston Joseph Austin OF North Atlanta High School (HS-GA) 5' 11" 170
57 Texas Robert Ross LHP Lexington Christian Academy (HS-KY) 5' 11" 185
58 Oakland Tyson Ross* RHP Cal 6' 5" 215
59 St. Louis Shane Peterson* OF Long Beach State 6' 0" 195
60 Minnesota Tyler Ladendorf** SS Howard 5' 11" 190
61 LA Dodgers Josh Lindblom* RHP Purdue 6' 5" 240
62 Milwaukee Thomas Adams* RHP Southern Illinois 6' 2" 180
63 Toronto Kenneth Wilson OF United States 6' 0" 165
64 Atlanta Robert Stovall LHP Hokes Bluff High School (HS-AL) 6' 1" 180
65 Chicago Cubs Aaron Shafer* RHP Wichita State 6' 5" 195
66 Seattle Dennis Raben* OF Miami 6' 3" 220
67 Detroit Cody Satterwhite* RHP Mississippi 6' 4" 205
68 NY Mets Javier Rodriguez OF Puerto Rico 6' 2" 165
69 San Diego James Darnell* 3rd South Carolina 6' 2" 195
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Atlanta Ezekiel Spruill RHP Kell High School (HS-GA) 6' 4" 184
71 Philadelphia Jason Knapp RHP North Hunterdon High School (HS-NJ) 6' 5" 225
72 Colorado Charles Blackmon OF Georgia Tech 6' 3" 200
73 Arizona Bryan Shaw* RHP Long Beach State 6' 1" 215
74 LA Angels Tyler Chatwood RHP Redlands East Valley High SCH (HS-CA) 5' 11" 175
75 NY Yankees Joseph Bittle RHP Mississippi 6' 1" 190
76 Cleveland Curtis Haley RHP Central Heights High School (HS-TX) 6' 3" 180
77 Boston Derrik Gibson SS Seaford High School (HS-DE) 6' 1" 170

Round 3

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78 Tampa Bay Jacob Jefferies* C UC Davis 6' 2" 200
79 Pittsburgh Jordy Mercer* SS Oklahoma State 6' 3" 190
80 Kansas City Tyler Sample RHP Mullen High School (HS-CO) 6' 7" 245
81 Baltimore Jerome Hoes 2B St. John's At Prospect Hall Sc (HS-MD) 6' 1" 162
82 San Francisco Roger Kieschnick* OF Texas Tech 6' 3" 215
83 Miami Edgar Olmos LHP Birmingham High School (HS-CA) 6' 5" 180
84 Cincinnati Zach Stewart* RHP Texas Tech 6' 2" 205
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Boston Stephen Fife* RHP Utah 6' 3" 210
86 Chicago WS Brent Morel* 3rd Cal Poly 6' 1" 220
87 Washington Daniel Espinosa* SS Long Beach State 6' 0" 190
88 Houston Charles Davidson OF Milton High School (HS-GA) 6' 5" 222
89 Texas Timothy Murphy* LHP UCLA 6' 2" 205
90 Oakland Preston Paramore* C Arizona State 6' 2" 205
91 St. Louis Ernest Vasquez SS Durango High School (HS-NV) 5' 11" 175
92 Minnesota Robert Lanigan* RHP Adelphi 6' 4" 220
93 LA Dodgers Kyle Russell* OF Texas 6' 5" 190
94 Milwaukee Logan Schafer OF Cal Poly 6' 1" 170
95 Toronto Andrew Liebel RHP Long Beach State 6' 1" 195
96 Atlanta Craig Kimbrel** RHP Wallace State CC-Hanceville 5' 11" 205
97 Chicago Cubs Christopher Carpenter RHP Kent State 6' 4" 215
98 Seattle Aaron Pribanic* RHP Nebraska 6' 4" 200
99 Detroit Scott Green RHP Kentucky 6' 7" 240
100 Atlanta Trade Icon Kirk Nieuwenhius* OF Azusa Pacific 6' 3" 210
101 San Diego Blake Tekotte* OF Miami 5' 11" 180
102 Philadelphia Vance Worley* RHP Long Beach State 6' 2" 220
103 Colorado Aaron Weatherford* RHP Mississippi State 6' 1" 189
104 Arizona Kevin Eichhorn RHP Aptos High School (HS-CA) 6' 0" 170
105 LA Angels Ryan Chaffee** RHP Chipola College 6' 2" 200
106 NY Yankees David Adams* 2B Virginia 6' 2" 205
107 Cleveland Cord Phelps* 2B Stanford 6' 2" 200
108 Boston Kyle Weiland RHP Notre Dame 6' 3" 180
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Houston Ross Seaton RHP Second Baptist School (HS-TX) 6' 4" 190
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Philadelphia Jonathan Pettibone RHP Esperanza High School (HS-CA) 6' 5" 200
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San Diego Swain Carroll OF Kentucky 6' 4" 215
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LA Angels Zachary Cone OF Parkview High School (HS-GA) 6' 2" 200

Round 4

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113 Tampa Bay Christopher Morrison OF Tigard High School (HS-OR) 6' 2" 170
114 Pittsburgh Chase D'Arnaud* SS Pepperdine 6' 2" 200
115 Kansas City Tim Melville RHP Wentzville Holt Sr High School (HS-MO) 6' 5" 210
116 Baltimore Kyle Hudson* OF Illinois 5' 11" 175
117 San Francisco Brandon Crawford* SS UCLA 6' 2" 200
118 Miami Curtis Peterson RHP Billy Ryan High School (HS-TX) 6' 3" 180
119 Cincinnati Tyler Cline RHP Cass High School (HS-GA) 6' 2" 220
120 Chicago WS Andrew O'Neil RHP Penn State 6' 3" 200
121 Washington Graham Hicks LHP George Jenkins High School (HS-FL) 6' 5" 170
122 Houston T.J. Steele* OF Arizona 6' 3" 215
123 Texas Joseph Wieland RHP Bishop Manogue High School (HS-NV) 6' 3" 175
124 Oakland Anthony Capra* LHP Wichita State 6' 1" 200
125 St. Louis Scott Gorgen* RHP UC Irvine 5' 10" 190
126 Minnesota Daniel Ortiz OF Puerto Rico 5' 11" 166
127 LA Dodgers Devaris Strange-Gordon** SS Seminole State, Fl 5' 11" 150
128 Milwaukee Joshua Romanski* LHP San Diego 5' 11" 180
129 Toronto Robert Sobolewski** 3rd Miami 6' 1" 200
130 Atlanta Braeden Schlehuber** C Southern Nevada 6' 3" 190
131 Chicago Cubs Matthew Cerda SS Oceanside High School (HS-CA) 5' 9" 165
132 Seattle Steven Hensley* RHP Elon 6' 3" 195
133 Detroit Brett Jacobson* RHP Vanderbilt 6' 6" 205
134 NY Mets Sean Ratliff* OF Stanford 6' 3" 225
135 San Diego Jason Kipnis* OF Arizona State 5' 10" 175
136 Philadelphia Trevor May RHP Kelso High School (HS-WA) 6' 5" 215
137 Colorado Ethan Hollingsworth* RHP Western Michigan 6' 2" 200
138 Arizona Ryne White* OF Purdue 5' 11" 205
139 LA Angels Jeffrey Boshers** LHP Calhoun CC 6' 3" 205
140 NY Yankees Corban Joseph SS Franklin High School (HS-TN) 6' 0" 168
141 Cleveland David Roberts* RHP Long Beach State 6' 3" 215
142 Boston Peter Hissey OF Unionville High School (HS-PA) 6' 1" 180

Round 5

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143 Tampa Bay Michael Sheridan* 1B William & Mary 6' 2"
144 Pittsburgh Justin Wilson* LHP Fresno State 6' 2" 210
145 Kansas City John Lamb LHP Laguna Hills High School (HS-CA) 6' 3" 185
146 Baltimore Greg Miclat* SS Virginia 5' 9" 175
147 San Francisco Edwin Quirarte* RHP Cal State Northridge 6' 2" 200
148 Miami Peter Andreiczyk RHP Coastal Carolina 6' 1" 190
149 Cincinnati Clayton Shunick* RHP North Carolina State 6' 1" 175
150 Chicago WS Daniel Hudson* RHP Old Dominion 6' 4" 215
151 Washington Adrian Nieto C American Heritage School (HS-FL) 6' 0"
152 Houston David Duncan* LHP Georgia Tech 6' 9" 230
153 Texas Clark Murphy OF Fallbrook Union High School (HS-CA) 6' 2" 190
154 Oakland Jason Christian* SS Michigan 6' 3" 170
155 St. Louis Jermaine Curtis* 3rd UCLA 5' 11" 190
156 Minnesota Nicholas Romero* 3rd San Diego State 6' 1" 200
157 LA Dodgers JonMichael Redding** RHP Florida State, Jacksonville 6' 1" 195
158 Milwaukee Maverick Lasker RHP Sandra Day O'Connor High Sch (HS-AZ) 6' 2" 190
159 Toronto Tyler Pastornicky SS Pendleton School (HS-FL) 5' 11" 170
160 Atlanta Jacob Thompson* RHP Virginia 6' 6" 215
161 Chicago Cubs Justin Bristow* RHP East Carolina 6' 4" 200
162 Seattle Brett Lorin* RHP Long Beach State 6' 7" 245
163 Detroit Alexander Avila* C Alabama 5' 11" 210
164 NY Mets Charles Doyle C Coastal Carolina 6' 0" 200
165 San Diego Anthony Bass* RHP Wayne State (MI) 6' 2" 190
166 Philadelphia Jeremy Hamilton* 1B Wright State 6' 0" 195
167 Colorado Christopher Dominguez* 3rd Louisville 6' 5" 235
168 Arizona Collin Cowgill OF Kentucky 5' 9" 195
169 LA Angels Khiry Cooper OF Calvary Christian School (HS-LA) 6' 3" 180
170 NY Yankees Christopher Smith OF Centennial High School (HS-CA) 6' 0"
171 Cleveland Steven Putnam* RHP Michigan 6' 2" 215
172 Boston Ryan Westmoreland OF Portsmouth High School (HS-RI) 6' 2" 195

* = Junior; ** = Sophomore; *** = Freshman