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Burch Smith was drafted 443rd overall by the San Diego Padres in 2011
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)Bonus
1978111June-RegD2Rod BoxbergerHouston Astros20PP6-1 170 R-R AA1977-1983-ColUSCSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
1978237June-RegD1Danny HeepHouston Astros20OF-POF-1B5-11 177 L-L MLB1978-19911979-1991ColSt. Mary's UniversitySFNAIAYesTXTX   -
1978363June-RegD2John HesslerHouston Astros21PP6-3 200 B-R AA1977-1981-ColUniversity of TulsaSFNCAA 1YesMOOK   -
1978489June-RegD1Ron MeridithHouston Astros21PP6-0 175 L-L MLB1978-19881984-1987ColOral Roberts UniversitySFNCAA 1YesCAOK   -
19785115June-RegD2Doug StokkeHouston Astros22SSSS6-0 188 R-R AAA1977-1980-ColUSCSFSrNCAA 1YesWICA   -
19786141June-RegD1Bob PalmerHouston Astros21CC   - ---ColChapman UniversitySFNCAA 2No--CA   -
19787167June-RegD2Greg CypretHouston Astros21SSSS6-2 180 R-R AAA1978-1984-ColUniversity of MissouriSFNCAA 1YesMOMO   -
19788193June-RegD1Larry AshleyHouston Astros18OF5-11 180 R-R Rk1979-1979-HSOakland (Oakland,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
19789219June-RegD1Brad CarlsonHouston Astros19PP6-1 185 R-R A1979-1981-HSBoone (Orlando,FL) SFHSHSNoFLFL   -
197810245June-RegD1Frank CastroHouston Astros17CC5-11 185 R-R AA1980-1986-HSMiami Springs (Miami Springs,FL) SFHSHSNoCUFL   -
197811271June-RegD5Jack LazorkoHouston Astros223B-PP5-11 200 R-R MLB1978-19931984-1988ColMississippi State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesNJMS   -
197812297June-RegD1Tim TolmanHouston Astros22OFOF-1B6-0 195 R-R MLB1976-19891981-1987ColUSCSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197813323June-RegD1Mike BrowningHouston Astros181B-pP6-2 205 R-R AAA1981-1996-HSSouthridge (Miami,FL) SFHSHSNoFLFL   -
197814349June-RegD1Arvis HarperHouston Astros22OFOF5-8 180 B-R AA1978-1980-ColUniversity of ArkansasSFNCAA 1YesARAR   -
197815375June-RegD1Thad TroedsonHouston Astros21pP6-3 208 R-R AA1978-1980-ColSan Diego State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197816401June-RegD1Michael BuggsHouston Astros18OFOF6-1 190 R-R A1981-1982-HSCastlemont (Oakland,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197817427June-RegD1Charles HutchingsonHouston Astros18pP   - ---HSWest Memphis (West Memphis,AR) SFHSHSNoARAR   -