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2008 Texas Rangers Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    111Justin Smoak1BCollegeSouth CarolinaNCAA 1JrSCYes1B-DH6-4220BL1986-12-05Goose Creek,SC
    2008-  1-  11-TEX
    MLB2010-20192006-2019
    257Robbie RossPHigh SchoolLexington Christian (Lexington,KY)HSHSKYYesP5-11185LL1989-06-24Nicholasville,KY
    2008-  2-  57-TEX
    MLB2012-20172009-2019
    389Tim MurphyPCollegeUCLANCAA 1JrCAYesP-RF6-2205LL1987-05-07La Mesa,CA
    2008-  3-  89-TEX
    AA2006-2012
    4123Joe WielandPHigh SchoolBishop Manogue (Reno,NV)HSHSNVYesP6-3175RR1990-01-21Reno,NV
    2008-  4- 123-TEX
    MLB2012-20162008-2018
    5153Clark Murphy1BHigh SchoolFallbrook Union (Fallbrook,CA)HSHSCAYes1B-LF6-2190LL1989-12-18Fallbrook,CA
    2008-  5- 153-TEX
    A2008-2014
    6183Richard BleierPCollegeFlorida Gulf CoastNCAA 1JrFLYesP6-3195LL1987-04-16Davie,FL
    2008-  6- 183-TEX
    MLB2016-20192006-2019
    7213Matt ThompsonPHigh SchoolGrace Prep Academy (Arlington,TX)HSHSTXYesP6-3210RR1990-02-10Burleson,TX
    2008-  7- 213-TEX
    A2008-2012
    8243Mike BianucciOFCollegeAuburnNCAA 1JrALYesLF-RF6-1212RR1986-06-26Fairfax,VA
    2008-  8- 243-TEX
    AAA2006-2015
    9273Jared BoldenOFCollegeVa. CommonwealthNCAA 1JrVAYes1B-CF6-2180LL1987-03-18Lynchburg,VA
    2008-  9- 273-TEX
    AAA2006-2012
    10303Kevin CastnerPCollegeCal PolyNCAA 1JrCANoP6-4230RR1987-08-03Concord,CA
    2009- 26- 784-TEX
    A-2007-2009
    11333Cliff SpringstonPCollegeArkansasNCAA 1JrARYesP6-3195LL1986-11-13Bruceville,TX
    2008- 11- 333-TEX
    A2006-2012
    12363Corey YoungPCollegeSeton HallNCAA 1JrNJYesP6-2175LL1986-12-30Shrewsbury,NJ
    2008- 12- 363-TEX
    AA2006-2013
    13393Edward KoncelSSCollegeJoliet Junior CollegeNJCAASoILYesSS-1B6-3195RR1988-07-29Chicago,IL
    2008- 13- 393-TEX
    A2008-2010
    14423Justin GutsiePCollegeSt. John'sNCAA 1JrNYYesP6-1205RR1987-01-07Hazleton,PA
    2008- 14- 423-TEX
    A-2006-2008
    15453Joey ButlerOFCollegeNew OrleansNCAA 1SrLAYesRF-LF6-2210RR1986-03-12Pascagoula,MS
    2008- 15- 453-TEX
    MLB2013-20152007-2017
    16483Justin MillerPCollegeFresno StateNCAA 1JrCAYesP6-3190RR1987-06-13Bakersfield,CA
    2008- 16- 483-TEX
    MLB2014-20192008-2019
    17513Dennis Guinn1BCollegeFlorida StateNCAA 1SrFLYes1B6-0205RR1985-08-02Haines City,FL
    2008- 17- 513-TEX
    A-2005-2008
    18543Doug HoganCCollegeClemsonNCAA 1SrSCYesC-LF6-3210RR1984-09-29Greenville,NC
    2008- 18- 543-TEX
    A+2005-2010
    19573Harold MartinezSSHigh SchoolBraddock (Miami,FL)HSHSFLNo3B-1B6-3190RR1990-05-03Miami,FL
    2011-  2-  90-PHI
    AAA2009-2017
    20603Michael HollanderSSCollegeLSUNCAA 1SrLAYes2B-3B5-9180RR1985-10-30Mandeville,LA
    2008- 20- 603-TEX
    A2005-2009
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    21633Dustin BraderPCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1SrAZYesP6-4220RR1985-11-13Yakima,WA
    2008- 21- 633-TEX
    A+2007-2010
    22663Trevor HurleyPCollegeKansas StateNCAA 1JrKSYesP6-3221RR1987-07-28Cypress,TX
    2008- 22- 663-TEX
    AA2006-2012
    23693Eric EvansPCollegeRadfordNCAA 1SrVAYesP6-1190LL1985-12-29Mobile,AL
    2008- 23- 693-TEX
    A-2006-2009
    24723Adam CobbOFCollegeLouisiana TechNCAA 1SrLAYesOF5-11185LL1985-05-09Texarkana,TX
    2008- 24- 723-TEX
    A+2005-2008
    25753Tanner RoarkP------NS---YesP6-2200RR1986-10-05Wilmington,IL
    2008- 25- 753-TEX
    MLB2013-20192006-2019
    26783Chris DoveOFCollegeElonNCAA 1JrNCYesOF-LF6-2185RR1986-04-08Burlington,NC
    2008- 26- 783-TEX
    A-2007-2009
    27813Charlie LowellPHigh SchoolWinfield (Winfield,MO)HSHSMONoP6-4225LL1990-10-25St. Charles,MO
    2011-  6- 193-MIA
    A+2009-2015
    28843Nate Freiman1BCollegeDukeNCAA 1JrNCNo1B-DH6-7240RR1986-12-31Washington,DC
    2009-  8- 234-SDN
    MLB2013-20142006-2017
    29873Charlie RobertsonPHigh SchoolBella Vista (Fair Oaks,CA)HSHSCANoP6-5190LR1990-04-30Sacramento,CA
    2011- 27- 836-ATL
    Rk2009-2012
    30903Justin KingPCollegeJacksonville StateNCAA 1JrALYesP6-5215RR1986-10-06Anniston,AL
    2008- 30- 903-TEX
    A-2006-2009
    31933Kyle HigginsSSCollegeMonmouthNCAA 1SrNJYes2B-SS6-1180RR1986-06-06Plainfield,NJ
    2008- 31- 933-TEX
    A-2005-2010
    32963Tyler TuftsPCollegeIndianaNCAA 1JrINYesP6-3195RR1986-12-05Sagamore Hills,OH
    2008- 32- 963-TEX
    AAA2006-2013
    33993Ben PetralliCCollegeOral RobertsNCAA 1JrOKNoC6-2180BR1985-10-07Sacramento,CA
    2008- 33- 993-TEX
    Indy2008-2010
    341023Ryan SchlechtPCollegeMount Olive CollegeNCAA 25SNCYesP6-4240RR1985-07-30Scottsdale,AZ
    2008- 34-1023-TEX
    A2006-2009
    351053John RuettigerOFHigh SchoolCatholic Academy (Joliet,IL)HSHSILNoLF-CF6-2180LL1989-09-21Joliet,IL
    2011-  8- 245-BAL
    AAA2009-2018
    361083Jack ArmstrongPHigh SchoolJupiter Community (Jupiter,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-7200RR1989-12-14Jupiter,FL
    2011-  3-  99-HOU
    NCAA2009-2011
    371113Matt AndriesePHigh SchoolRedlands East Valley (Redlands,CA)HSHSCANoP6-2188RR1989-08-28Redlands,CA
    2011-  3- 112-SDN
    MLB2015-20192009-2019
    381143Jason Ogata2BCollegeOregon StateNCAA 1JrORYes2B-1B6-1195RR1986-10-21Portland,OR
    2008- 38-1143-TEX
    A2006-2009
    391173Brad MillerSSHigh SchoolOlympia (Orlando,FL)HSHSFLNo2B-1B6-1185LR1989-10-18Orlando,FL
    2011-  2-  62-SEA
    MLB2013-20192008-2019
    401203Jamie McGrawOFCollegeCorbanNAIA5SORYesOF-3B6-0175BR1985-02-15Roseburg,OR
    2008- 40-1203-TEX
    Rk2008-2013
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    411233Brian FeekinPCollegeIowa Western CCNJCAASoIANoP6-6224LL1988-09-12Mesa,AZ
    2009- 44-1337-PHI
    NCAA2010-2010
    421263Stephen PryorPCollegeCleveland State CCNJCAAFrTNNoP6-4220RR1989-07-23Mount Juliet,TN
    2010-  5- 162-SEA
    MLB2012-20142010-2015
    431293Cody EppleyPCollegeVa. CommonwealthNCAA 1SrVAYesP6-5205RR1985-10-08Harrisburg,PA
    2008- 43-1293-TEX
    MLB2011-20132005-2019
    441323Alex PepePCollegeFlorida AtlanticNCAA 1JrFLNoP6-1190LL1987-04-14Deerfield Beach,FL
    2009- 36-1090-TOR
    A2006-2011
    451352Kevin TorresCHigh SchoolPuerto Rico Baseball Academy (Gurabo,PR)HSHSPRYesC-1B6-3193LR1990-02-24Ponce,PR
    2008- 45-1352-TEX
    AAA2008-2018
    461380Erik MorrisonSSCollegeKansasNCAA 1SrKSYes2B-3B6-0190RR1985-10-23Hanover,IN
    2008- 46-1380-TEX
    AA2005-2012
    471407Rafael HillOFCollegeAustin PeayNCAA 15STNYesOF5-10175RR1983-11-18Martin,TN
    2008- 47-1407-TEX
    Rk2004-2008
    481434Dan BowmanOFHigh SchoolTurner Ashby (Bridgewater,VA)HSHSVANoCF-RF6-1210RL1989-09-02Bridgewater,VA
    2011- 38-1165-CIN
    AA2009-2014
    491461Matt SamplePCollegeCrowderNJCAAFrMONoP6-5200RR1988-08-16Little Rock,AR
    2011- 28- 844-ARI
    A+2011-2015
    501488Josh RosecransCHigh SchoolEdmond Santa Fe (Edmond,OK)HSHSOKNoUT6-4210RR1989-01-06Midwest City,OK
    2008- 50-1488-TEX
    NCAA2009-2012
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