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1998 Cleveland Indians Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    120CC SabathiaPHigh SchoolVallejo (Vallejo,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-7250LL1980-07-21Vallejo,CA
    1998-  1-  20-CLE
    MLB2001-20191998-2019
    263Zach SorensenSSCollegeWichita StateNCAA 1---KSYesSS-2B6-0190BR1977-01-03Salt Lake City,UT
    1998-  2-  63-CLE
    MLB2003-20051996-2007
    393Scott PrattOFCollegeAuburnNCAA 1---ALYes2B-OF5-10185LR1977-02-04Salt Lake City,UT
    1998-  3-  93-CLE
    AAA1998-2005
    4123Ronald MariettaPCollegeSt. John'sNCAA 1---NYYesP6-0190LL1977-08-12New York,NY
    1998-  4- 123-CLE
    A1998-2001
    5153Ryan DresePCollegeCaliforniaNCAA 1---CAYesP6-3220RR1976-04-05San Francisco,CA
    1998-  5- 153-CLE
    MLB2001-20061996-2011
    6183Tyler MingesOFHigh SchoolRoss (Hamilton,OH)HSHSOHYesOF-1B6-0185RR1979-11-15Cincinnati,OH
    1998-  6- 183-CLE
    AAA1998-2006
    7213Brody PercellPCollegeOregon StateNCAA 1---ORYesP6-2200LL1975-08-29Portland,OR
    1998-  7- 213-CLE
    A+1995-2001
    8243Chris ReinikePCollegeMississippiNCAA 1---MSYesP6-0195RR1976-11-16Gulfport,MS
    1998-  8- 243-CLE
    AAA1997-2004
    9273Paul Day3BCollegeLong Beach StateNCAA 1---CAYes3B6-1200RR1976-12-20Mission Viejo,CA
    1998-  9- 273-CLE
    A-1998-1999
    10303Michael McPaddenPHigh SchoolPort St. Lucie (Port St. Lucie,FL)HSHSFLYesP6-4185LR1980-02-24Port St. Lucie,FL
    1998- 10- 303-CLE
    Rk1998-1998
    11333Jake Reynolds---High SchoolGiles County (Pulaski,TN)HSHSTNYesP6-2200RR1980-01-07Huntsville,AL
    1998- 11- 333-CLE
    Rk1998-2000
    12363Donald SuttlesPCollegeWestern CarolinaNCAA 1---NCYesP6-2185RR1977-01-08Marion,NC
    1998- 12- 363-CLE
    A1998-2001
    13393Matt WadePHigh SchoolParkview (Lilburn,GA)HSHSGAYesP6-2195RR1980-01-14Dacula,GA
    1998- 13- 393-CLE
    A+1999-2002
    14423Brian JacksonPCollegeUSCNCAA 1---CAYesP6-4190RR1977-08-12Tiburon,CA
    1998- 14- 423-CLE
    A+1998-2002
    15453Matt WhitePCollegeClemsonNCAA 1---SCYesP6-1180RL1977-08-19Pittsfield,MA
    1998- 15- 453-CLE
    MLB2003-20051996-2010
    16483Richard MatskoPCollegeShippensburg PennsylvaniaNCAA 2---PAYesP6-2210RR1977-04-26Johnstown,PA
    1998- 16- 483-CLE
    A+1998-2002
    17513Mark KoethPHigh SchoolNewman Smith (Dallas,TX)HSHSTXYesP6-3215RR1978-04-11Parma,OH
    1998- 17- 513-CLE
    A+1998-2000
    18543T.T. GallaherOFCollegeNew HavenNCAA 2---CTYesOF5-10185RR1977-11-05Middletown,CT
    1998- 18- 543-CLE
    A+1998-2000
    19573David Raymer---CollegeSacramento StateNCAA 1---CANoOF5-10190LR1978-11-05Apex,NC
    1998- 19- 573-CLE
    NCAA2000-2002
    20603Barry PattonCCollegeMississippiNCAA 1---MSYesC6-2220RR1975-10-13Kosciusko,MS
    1998- 20- 603-CLE
    A-1995-1998
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    21633Mike DiRosaCHigh SchoolCoral Gables (Coral Gables,FL)HSHSFLNoC5-11195RR1980-01-17Miami,FL
    2001- 16- 488-ARI
    AA1999-2006
    22663Carey NovitsPCollegeCal State NorthridgeNCAA 1---CAYesP6-1185LL1975-09-05Covina,CA
    1998- 22- 663-CLE
    A-1998-1999
    23693J.J. Sherrill2BHigh SchoolMonterey (Monterey,CA)HSHSCAYesOF-2B5-7170BR1980-08-11Monterey,CA
    1998- 23- 693-CLE
    AA1999-2013
    24723Tom BostOFCollegeLouisiana TechNCAA 1---LANoOF-1B6-2220LR1975-10-05Meridian,MS
    1998- 24- 723-CLE
    AA1999-2004
    25753Eric MaleskiPHigh SchoolBenedictine (Cleveland,OH)HSHSOHYesP6-2195RR1976-07-25Des Plaines,IL
    1998- 25- 753-CLE
    A+1998-2001
    26783Chris MacMillan3BCollegeCal State NorthridgeNCAA 1---CAYes1B-3B6-2195RR1976-02-19Los Angeles,CA
    1998- 26- 783-CLE
    A-1997-1999
    27813Jeff DepippoCCollegeUSCNCAA 1---CAYesC-OF5-7170RR1976-04-29Garden Grove,CA
    1998- 27- 813-CLE
    AA1996-2002
    28843Rudy RosalesPCollegePima CCNJCAA---AZYesP6-3220RR1976-07-09Tucson,AZ
    1998- 28- 843-CLE
    Rk1998-1998
    29873Ruben EscobarPHigh SchoolHesperia (Hesperia,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-1185RR1976-06-08Hesperia,CA
    1998- 29- 873-CLE
    AA1998-1999
    30903Michael Pursell2BCollegeTulaneNCAA 1---LAYesOF-1B6-0187LR1975-12-22Pensacola,FL
    1998- 30- 903-CLE
    A1998-1999
    31933Marques EsquerraSSCollegePoint Loma NazareneNAIA---CAYes3B-1B6-1185BR1976-05-17Manassas,VA
    1998- 31- 933-CLE
    A+1998-2000
    32963Craig BrownPCollegeTulaneNCAA 1---LAYesP5-9170LL1976-08-10Tampa,FL
    1998- 32- 963-CLE
    A-1995-1999
    33993Brian StrelitzPHigh SchoolTemple City (Temple City,CA)HSHSCANoP6-2200RR1980-01-08Temple City,CA
    2001- 11- 335-NYA
    AA1999-2005
    341023James JurriesIFHigh SchoolBrazoswood (Clute,TX)HSHSTXNo1B-3B6-0195RR1979-04-13Freeport,TX
    2002-  6- 185-ATL
    AAA1999-2006
    351053Randon HoPCollegeHawaiiNCAA 1---HINoP5-10154LL1977-08-07Aiea,HI
    1999- 29- 876-PHI
    NCAA1996-2000
    361083Matt Ramie1BHigh SchoolJames B. Castle (Kaneohe,HI)HSHSHINo1B------------------
    1998- 36-1083-CLE
    NCAA2000-2000
    371113Micah Simmons---High SchoolPaxon (Jacksonville,FL)HSHSFLNoOF6-1160BR1979-09-11Jacksonville,FL
    1998- 37-1113-CLE
    Indy2001-2002
    381143Brian MinksPHigh SchoolMulvane (Mulvane,KS)HSHSKSNoP------------------
    1998- 38-1143-CLE
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    391173Darrel BerckPCollegePalomar CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-0170RR1976-09-27Atlanta,GA
    1998- 39-1173-CLE
    Rk1998-1998
    401203Dan GuilloryPCollegeLSUNCAA 1---LAYesP6-3205RR1976-05-12Baton Rouge,LA
    1998- 40-1203-CLE
    AA1998-2003
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    411233Brian Sullivan---High SchoolPort St. Lucie (Port St. Lucie,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-1210RR1979-09-23Port St. Lucie,FL
    1998- 41-1233-CLE
    NCAA2001-2002
    421262Blake WhealyOFHigh SchoolOak Park-River Forest (Oak Park,IL)HSHSILNo2B-3B5-11170RR1980-05-27San Benito,TX
    2002- 13- 387-NYN
    A+2000-2006
    431290Dana ThomasPHigh SchoolFork Union Military Academy (Fork Union,VA)HSHSVANoP6-4240RR1979-06-13Fork Union,VA
    1998- 43-1290-CLE
    ---
    441316Miguel Hernandez1BHigh SchoolColegio Nuestra Senora De Belen (Guaynabo,PR)HSHSPRNo1B6-2220RR1983-03-19San Pedro de Macoris,DR
    1998- 44-1316-CLE
    Rk2002-2002
    451341Eric BushPHigh SchoolWashington (Pensacola,FL)HSHSFLNoP------RL1980-11-13Pensacola,FL
    1998- 45-1341-CLE
    ---
    461364Brandon MauerCCollegeBellevue CCNWAACC---WAYesC------------------
    1998- 46-1364-CLE
    ---
    471385Kevin Spaulding---High SchoolAnacortes (Anacortes,WA)HSHSWANoP6-0190LR1981-07-03Carlsbad,CA
    1998- 47-1385-CLE
    Indy2001-2006
    481405Garth Blumberg---High SchoolHoquiam (Hoquiam,WA)HSHSWANoOF5-10190------1979-06-01Hoquiam,WA
    1998- 48-1405-CLE
    NCAA2001-2002
    491422Kevin HooperIFCollegeWichita StateNCAA 1JrKSNo2B-SS5-9155RR1976-12-07Lawrence,KS
    1999-  8- 236-MIA
    MLB2005-20061996-2008
    501438Omar Moraga2B-3BCollegeArizonaNCAA 1---AZYes2B-3B5-9180LR1977-05-23Tucson,AZ
    1998- 50-1438-CLE
    A+1996-2001
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    Rnd Drafted Round Overall Drafted Overall or College Team Overall Record Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site dPos Position when drafted (May differ from eventual position) School Drafted From High School or College attended by player at time when drafted Class Player Class related to college. Fr,So,Jr,Sr,5S (5th year senior) Reg Region related to nearby geographical element Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system