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Matt LaPorta was drafted 7th overall by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2007
Use the Draft Research Application to search through the history of the Major League Amateury Entry draft since 1965. The report will be limited to 100 rows. The entire draft history is available for purchase through our Data Store.

The MLB draft is the mechanism used to assign North American amateur players from college and high school to an MLB Organiation. The draft order is determined by the prior season's standings and sandwich picks between rounds are determined by free agent signings. Each team is granted a salary cap, depending on their draft positions, for the first 10 rounds to be assigned to signing bonuses.

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Draft Results

YearRndOvlPhaseD/SPlayer NameDraft TeamAgedPoscPosHt Wt B-T HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSrcSchoolSFClassLvlSignedReg-BReg-DStatusOrg (Lvl)BonusScout(s)
199819562June-RegD1Jeremy FikacSan Diego Padres23PP6-2 185 R-R MLB1997-20052001-2004ColSouthwest Tennessee Community CollegeSFNJCAAYesTXTN   -Jim Dreyer
1995489June-RegD2Brandon KolbSan Diego Padres21PP6-1 190 R-R MLB1993-20042000-2001ColTexas Tech UniversitySFNCAA 1YesCATX   -Jim Dreyer
19956145June-RegD1Kevin WalkerSan Diego Padres18PP6-4 190 L-L MLB1995-20082000-2005HSGrand Prairie (Grand Prairie,TX) SFHSHSYesTXTX   -Jim Dreyer
199218510June-RegD2Chris KelleyTexas Rangers21pP6-3 195 R-R Ind1989-1999-ColUniversity of TennesseeSFNCAA 1YesALTN   -Jim Dreyer
199219538June-RegD1Brent EvansTexas Rangers21pP6-2 200 L-L Ind1992-2003-ColMissouri State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesMOMO   -Jim Dreyer
19916170June-RegD1Steve SadeckiTexas Rangers21PP6-1 190 R-R AAA1990-1995-ColVanderbilt UniversitySFNCAA 1YesKSTN   -Jim DreyerDoug Gassaway
199112326June-RegD1Lanny WilliamsTexas Rangers21CC5-11 215 R-R A+1991-1996-ColHenderson State UniversitySFNAIAYesTXAR   -Jim Dreyer
199115404June-RegD1Kerry LacyTexas Rangers18pP6-2 195 R-R MLB1991-20011996-1997ColChattanooga State Technical Community CollegeSFNJCAAYesTNTN   -Jim DreyerDoug Gassaway
1991481252June-RegD1Heath VaughnTexas Rangers20pP6-3 185 B-R A1991-1995-ColCrowder CollegeSFNJCAAYesOKMO   -Jim DreyerMiek Grouse
1991491274June-RegD1Jerry MartinTexas Rangers19pP6-3 175 R-R AA1992-1997-ColSouthwest Tennessee Community CollegeSFSoNJCAAYesTNTN   -Jim Dreyer
1990116June-RegD2Dan SmithTexas Rangers20PP6-5 205 L-L MLB1988-20011992-1994ColCreighton UniversitySFNCAA 1YesMNNE   0.2Doug GassawayJim Dreyer
19908225June-RegD1Steve DreyerTexas Rangers20PP6-3 180 R-R MLB1990-19971993-1994ColUniversity of Northern IowaSFNCAA 1YesIAIA   -Jim DreyerDoug Gassaway
199025678June-RegD1Matt WhitesideTexas Rangers22pP6-0 200 R-R MLB1990-20061992-2005ColArkansas State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesMOAR   -Doug GassawayJim Dreyer
198924613June-RegD1Travis BuckleyTexas Rangers19pP6-4 210 R-R AAA1989-1998-ColJohnson County Community CollegeSFNJCAAYesKSKS   -Doug GassawayJim DreyerMike Grouse
198810245June-RegD1Eric McCrayTexas Rangers19PP5-10 160 L-L AA1988-1996-HSFarmersville (Farmerville,LA) SFHSHSYesLALA   -Doug GassawayJim Dreyer
198830765June-RegD1Jeff FryeTexas Rangers212B2B5-9 170 R-R MLB1988-20021992-2001ColSoutheastern Oklahoma State UniversitySFNAIAYesCAOK   -Doug GassawayJim Dreyer