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2008 MLB Draft: Round 1

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

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Pick Team  Player Position School Height Weight

Round 1

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

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