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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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Matthew Altagen is highlighted in this report.

Draft Results

YearRndOvlPhaseD/SPlayer NameDraft TeamAgedPoscPosHt Wt B-T HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSrcSchoolSFClassLvlSignedReg-BReg-DStatusOrg (Lvl)Bonus
1997411225June-RegD1Matthew AltagenDetroit Tigers171B1B6-2 185 R-L Rk1998-1999HSUniversity (Los Angeles,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1997411226June-RegD2Jim FritzPhiladelphia Phillies22CC6-0 215 R-R --ColLouisiana-LafayetteSFNCAA 1YesORLA   -
1997411227June-RegD2Josh PearceAnahaim Angels19pP6-3 215 R-R MLB1999-20052002-2004ColCentralia CollegeSFNWAACCNoWAWA   -
1997411228June-RegD1Clifton BowieSan Francisco Giants18ofOF5-11 215 L-R --HSAlba (Bayou La Batre,AL)SFHSHSNoALAL   -
1997411229June-RegD1Patrick VersluisToronto Blue Jays19pP6-0 225 R-R NCAA1999-1999ColSaddleback CollegeSFCCCAANoCACA   -
1997411230June-RegD2David BenhamNew York Mets21CC6-2 187 R-R AA1998-2001ColLibertySFNCAA 1NoFLVA   -
1997411231June-RegD1Chris SampsonKansas City Royals19SSP6-0 170 R-R MLB1999-20112006-2010ColLon Morris CollegeSFFrNJCAANoTXTX   -
1997411232June-RegD1Kevin BrownPittsburgh Pirates183BIF6-4 230 R-R A+1998-2004HSNorth Fort Myers (Fort Myers,FL)SFHSHSNoCAFL   -
1997411233June-RegD2Corey RichardsonMinnesota Twins20ofOF6-0 165 B-R AA1998-2003ColNortheast Texas CCSFNJCAANoTXTX   -
1997411234June-RegD1Jeff DuncanChicago Cubs18ofCF6-2 188 L-L MLB1998-20082003-2004HSLemont (Lemont,IL)SFHSHSNoILIL   -
1997411235June-RegD1Billy NofsingerFlorida Marlins31pP6-2 225 R-R --HSKing (Tampa,FL)SFHSHSNoFLFL   -
1997411236June-RegD1Geoff GearyMilwaukee Brewers20pP6-0 176 R-R MLB1997-20112003-2009ColOklahomaSFNCAA 1NoNYOK   -
1997411237June-RegD1Michael HilChicago White Sox223B-of3B-OF6-0 185 R-R Rk1997-1997HSEast Bridgewater (East Bridgewater,MA)SFHSHSYesMAMA   -
1997411238June-RegD1Matthew SlagterBoston Red Sox17pP6-1 183 R-R --HSThomas Jefferson (Tampa,FL)SFHSHSNoFLFL   -
1997411239June-RegD1yamilke UlloaColorado Rockies19pP6-2 195 L-L --HSHialeah (Hialeah,FL)SFHSHSNoFLFL   -
1997411240June-RegD1Kaazim SummervilleSeattle Mariners18ofOF5-10 185 R-R A1999-2003HSBurlingame (Burlingame,CA)SFHSHSNoNJCA   -
1997411241June-RegD1Doug GantSt. Louis Cardinals18pP6-5 210 L-L --HSMacon Central (Macon,GA)SFHSHSNoGAGA   -
1997411242June-RegD1Shawn CurtisBaltimore Orioles19pP6-2 190 R-R Rk1997-1997HSLexington Christian (Lexington,KY)SFHSHSYesKYKY   -
1997411243June-RegD1Luis MartinezMontreal Expos17CC6-0 204 L-R --HSJose Campeche (San Lorenzo,PR)SFHSHSNoPRPR   -
1997411244June-RegD2Josh HawesTexas Rangers19pP6-2 168 R-R --ColCC of Rhode IslandSFNJCAANoRIRI   -
1997411245June-RegD1Ryan BeaverLos Angeles Dodgers17pOF6-4 195 R-R --HSMillikan (Long Beach,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
1997411246June-RegD1Chris SpurlingNew York Yankees20pP6-5 228 R-R MLB1998-20102003-2007ColSinclair CCSFNJCAAYesOHOH   -
1997411247June-RegD1Ryan QuinnSan Diego Padres173B3B6-3 195 R-R --HSBrother Rice (Chicago,IL)SFHSHSNoILIL   -
1997411248June-RegD1Brad DrummondCleveland Indians18pP6-1 170 R-R --HSLiberty (Renton,WA)SFHSHSNoWAWA   -
1997411249June-RegD2Will ReckAtlanta Braves20pP6-0 175 R-R AA1997-2001ColLa SalleSFNCAA 1YesNJPA   -
1997411250June-RegD1Jeremy DameworthArizona Diamondbacks-ofOF   - --HSRamona (Riverside,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
1997411251June-RegD1John HutchensTampa Bay Rays18pP6-3 190 R-R --HSFort Gibson (Fort Gibson,OK)SFHSHSNoOKOK   -