Sunday, January 25, 2015

Baseball: List of Locals Picked in First-Year Draft

Major League Baseball Amateur Draft

Baseball: List of Locals Picked in First-Year Draft


Major League Baseball Amateur Draft

2d Round: Joe DeCarlo, Garnet Valley High, third baseman, Seattle Mariners

3d Round: Tim Cooney, Wake Forest (Malvern Prep), lefthanded pitcher, St. Louis Cardinals

4th Round: Christian Walker, South Carolina (Kennedy-Kenrick), first baseman, Baltimore Orioles

6th Round: Joe Wendle, West Chester (Avon Grove), second baseman, Cleveland Indians

7th Round: Steve Bruno, Virginia (St. Joe's Prep, Gloucester Catholic), shortstop, Chicago Cubs

14th Round: Chris Kirsch, Lackawanna College (Marple Newtown), lefthanded pitcher, Tampa Bay Rays

15th Round: Vince Voiro, Penn (Cherry Hill West), righthanded pitcher, Oakland A's

16th Round: Tommy Coyle, North Carolina (Germantown Academy), second baseman, Tampa Bay Rays

22d Round: Jim Stokes, Elon (Hill School), righthanded pitcher, Cleveland Indians

23d Round: Jake Drossner, Council Rock North High, lefthanded pitcher, Chicago Cubs

26th Round: Mark Donato, Indian River State College (Neumann-Goretti), first baseman, Kansas City Royals

32d Round: William "Steel" Russell, Midland Junior College (Chestnut Hill Academy), catcher, Baltimore Orioles

34th Round: Chris Cowell, Richmond (Malvern Prep), catcher, Colorado Rockies

39th Round: Justin Leeson, Georgetown (West Chester East), outfielder, Kansas City Royals

-Rick O'Brien

Rick O'Brien Inquirer Columnist
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