18 players drafted on day two of the MLB Draft
SAN FRANCISCO— The Pac-12 Conference saw another 18 players drafted on day two of the three-day Major League Baseball draft, giving the Conference of Champions 24 over the two days.
Arizona State has seen five players drafted while Pac-12 champion UCLA has had four players called. The Mariners and Pirates have both drafted four Pac-12 players so far.
It was a flurry of Pac-12 activity to start the day, as three players—WASHINGTON catcher Austin Rei (Red Sox) and outfielder Braden Bishop (Mariners) and OREGON reliever Garrett Cleavinger (Orioles) – went in the third round and three more – UCLA's Cody Poteet (Marlins), OREGON's Josh Graham (Braves) and OREGON STATE's Jeff Hendrix (Yankees) -- went in the fourth round. Hendrix and Bishop were both two-time All-Pac-12 Defensive team members in the outfield.
ARIZONA STATE 9-game winner Ryan Kellogg (Cubs), and closer Ryan Burr (Diamondbacks) went in the fifth round, as did STANFORD's lone draftee so far, shortstop Drew Jackson (Mariners). First baseman Chris Paul (Mariners) became CALIFORNIA's first draftee, going in the sixth round as one of four Pac-12 players drafted by the Mariners.
Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year David Berg (Cubs), out of UCLA went in the sixth round, as did USC LHP Tyler Gilbert (Phillies).
In the seventh round OREGON's Mitchell Tolman (Pirates) was one of three Ducks drafted, joining potential Pac-12 teammates Kevin Newman, Kevin Kramer and UTAH's Bret Helton (9th round) in the Bucs' system. Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year, USC catcher Garrett Stubbs (Astros) went in the ninth round. WASHINGTON STATE reliever Sam Triece (Rays) and ARIZONA STATE's Darren Gilles (Mariners) both went in the tenth round.
The Pac-12 had 42 players on opening day MLB rosters this April. The draft concludes on Wednesday.
TEAM TALLY: ASU-5, UCLA-4, , ORE-3, USC-2, ARIZ-2, WASH-2, OSU-2, WSU-1, STAN-1, CAL-1, UTAH-1
Mariners—Bishop, Jackson, Moore, Gilles
Pirates—Newman, Kramer, Tolman, Helton
DRAFT PICKS FOR ROUNDS 3-10, DAY TWO (18)
Austin Rei, c, Washington, 3rd round, 81st overall, Red Sox | HIGHLIGHT VIDEO
Braden Bishop, of, Washington, 3rd round, 94th overall, Mariners
Garrett Cleavinger, lhp, Oregon, 3rd round, 102nd overall, Orioles
Cody Poteet, rhp, UCLA, 4th round, 116th overall, Marlins
Josh Graham, rhp, Oregon, 4th round, 120th overall, Braves
Jeff Hendrix, of, Oregon State, 4th round, 123rd overall, Yankees
Ryan Burr, rhp, Arizona St., 5th round, 136th overall, Diamondbacks | HIGHLIGHT VIDEO
Ryan Kellogg, lhp, Arizona St., 5th round, 143rd overall, Cubs | HIGHLIGHT VIDEO
Drew Jackson, ss, Stanford, 5th round, 155th overall, Mariners
Chris Paul, 1b, California, 6th round, 170th overall, Twins
Dave Berg, rhp, UCLA, 6th round 173rd overall, Cubs
Tyler Gilbert, lhp, USC, 6th round, 174th overall, Phillies
Mitchell Tolman, 3b, Oregon, 7th round, 217th overall, Pirates
Garrett Stubbs, c, USC, 8th round, 229th overall, Astros
David Graybill, rhp, Arizona St., 9th round, 276th overall, Giants
Bret Helton, rhp, Utah, 9th round, 277th overall, Pirates
Sam Triece, rhp, Washington St., 10th round, 298th overall, Rays
Darren Gilles, rhp, Arizona St., 10th round, 305th overall, Mariners
DRAFT PICKS FOR ROUNDS 1-2, DAY ONE (6)
James Kaprielian, rhp, UCLA, 1st round, 16th overall, Yankees | HIGHLIGHT VIDEO
Kevin Newman, ss, Arizona, 1st round, 19th overall, Pirates | HIGHLIGHT VIDEO
Scott Kingery, 2b, Arizona, 2nd round, 48th overall, Phillies | HIGHLIGHT VIDEO
Brett Lilek, lhp, Arizona State, 2nd round, 50th overall, Marlins
Kevin Kramer, ss, UCLA, 2nd round, 62nd overall, Pirates | HIGHLIGHT VIDEO
Andrew Moore, rhp , Oregon State, Lottery B Round, 72nd overall, Mariners