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2008 Chicago White Sox Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    18Gordon BeckhamSSCollegeGeorgiaNCAA 1JrGAYes2B-SS6-0175RR1986-09-16Atlanta,GA
    2008-  1-   8-CHA
    MLB2009-20192006-2019
    386Brent Morel3BCollegeCal PolyNCAA 1JrCAYes3B-1B6-1220RR1987-04-21Bakersfield,CA
    2008-  3-  86-CHA
    MLB2010-20152006-2017
    4120Drew O'NeilPCollegePenn StateNCAA 1SrPAYesP6-3200RR1985-11-08Atlanta,GA
    2008-  4- 120-CHA
    A+2005-2010
    5150Daniel HudsonPCollegeOld DominionNCAA 1JrVAYesP6-3225RR1987-03-09Virginia Beach,VA
    2008-  5- 150-CHA
    MLB2009-20192006-2019
    6180Ken WilliamsOFCollegeWichita StateNCAA 1SrKSYesLF-RF6-0180BR1986-05-22San Jose,CA
    2008-  6- 180-CHA
    AA2005-2012
    7210Jordan DanksOFCollegeTexasNCAA 1JrTXYesCF-LF6-5210LR1986-08-07Round Rock,TX
    2008-  7- 210-CHA
    MLB2012-20152006-2015
    8240Kevin DublerCCollegeIllinois StateNCAA 1JrILYesC-LF6-1200LR1987-02-18Downers Grove,IL
    2008-  8- 240-CHA
    AA2006-2012
    9270Ryan StraussOFCollegeFlorida StateNCAA 1SrFLYesP6-2200RR1985-10-21Tampa,FL
    2008-  9- 270-CHA
    Rk2005-2008
    10300Stephen SauerPCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1JrAZYesP6-2180RR1986-08-13Las Vegas,NV
    2008- 10- 300-CHA
    A+2008-2012
    11330Charles LeesmanPCollegeXavierNCAA 1JrOHYesP6-4210LL1987-03-10Cincinnati,OH
    2008- 11- 330-CHA
    MLB2013-20142006-2017
    12360Steven UpchurchPHigh SchoolFaith Academy (Mobile,AL)HSHSALYesP6-5190RR1989-09-14Mobile,AL
    2008- 12- 360-CHA
    A+2008-2013
    13390Dexter CarterPCollegeOld DominionNCAA 1JrVAYesP6-6195RR1987-02-05Murfreesboro,NC
    2008- 13- 390-CHA
    A2007-2012
    14420Jorden MerryPCollegeWashingtonNCAA 1JrWANoP6-1190RR1987-06-30Richland,WA
    2009- 40-1193-SEA
    AA2007-2010
    15450Tyler KuhnSSCollegeWest VirginiaNCAA 1SrWVYesLF-2B5-10185LR1986-09-09Louisville,KY
    2008- 15- 450-CHA
    AAA2005-2014
    16480Brett BashamCCollegeMississippiNCAA 1JrMSNoC-1B6-2205RR1986-09-08Knoxville,TN
    2009- 50-1494-SDN
    A2006-2010
    17510Jonathan WeaverPHigh SchoolEast Leyden (Franklin Park,IL)HSHSILNoP6-3185RR1990-05-20Franklin Park,IL
    2012- 21- 662-TBA
    Rk2011-2012
    18540Josh BilleaudPCollegeSouthern MissNCAA 1JrMSYesp6-3210RR1987-03-22Scott,LA
    2008- 18- 540-CHA
    Rk2008-2010
    19570Justin KuehnPCollegeSanta ClaraNCAA 1JrCAYesp6-2190RR1987-06-09Santa Monica,CA
    2008- 19- 570-CHA
    Rk2006-2009
    20600Justin GreeneOFCollegeFrancis MarionNCAA 2SrSCYesCF-LF6-0185RR1985-10-10Goose Creek,SC
    2008- 20- 600-CHA
    AAA2005-2019
    21630Drew Garcia2BCollegeUC RiversideNCAA 1JrCAYes2B-SS6-0175BR1986-04-22Poway,CA
    2008- 21- 630-CHA
    AAA2005-2015
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    22660Jose Vargas3BCollegeVentura CollegeCCCAASoCAYes1B-3B6-3225RR1987-12-15Ventura,CA
    2008- 22- 660-CHA
    AAA2008-2019
    23690Kyle LongPHigh SchoolSt. Anne's Belfield (Charlottesville,VA)HSHSVANoP6-7295LL1988-12-05Charlottesville,VA
    2008- 23- 690-CHA
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    24720Brett GraffyPCollegeNotre DameNCAA 1JrINYesp6-2195RR1987-03-12Clearwater,FL
    2008- 24- 720-CHA
    Rk2006-2009
    25750Taylor ThompsonPCollegeAuburnNCAA 1SoALNoP6-5225RR1987-06-18Montgomery,AL
    2009- 44-1333-CHA
    MLB2014-20142007-2016
    26780Jorge Castillo1BCollegeFlorida IntlNCAA 1SrFLYes1B-3B6-2225LR1986-09-26Miami Beach,FL
    2008- 26- 780-CHA
    A2005-2010
    27810Doug Thennis1BCollegeTexas TechNCAA 1SrTXYes1B-OF6-3210RR1986-02-19Roseville,CA
    2008- 27- 810-CHA
    Rk2007-2012
    28840Brandon ShortOFCollegeSt. Johns River CCNJCAASoFLYesLF-CF6-1195RR1988-09-09Mechanicsville,MD
    2008- 28- 840-CHA
    AAA2008-2014
    29870Randall ThorpeOFHigh SchoolHeritage (Colleyville,TX)HSHSTXNoCF-LF6-0170RR1989-04-02Arlington,TX
    2010- 18- 548-CHA
    Rk2009-2012
    30900Kevin AsselinPCollegeSonoma StateNCAA 25SCAYesP6-1180RR1985-02-16Rohnert Park,CA
    2008- 30- 900-CHA
    AAA2008-2012
    31930James McCannCHigh SchoolDos Pueblos (Goleta,CA)HSHSCANoC-DH6-2185BR1990-06-13Santa Barbara,CA
    2011-  2-  76-DET
    MLB2014-20192009-2019
    32960Concepcion Marrero2BHigh SchoolReynoldsburg (Reynoldsburg,OH)HSHSOHNo2B5-11190RR1989-06-02Reynoldsburg,OH
    2008- 32- 960-CHA
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    33990Eddie YoungIFHigh SchoolChristian (El Cajon,CA)HSHSCANoSS5-11180LR1989-10-19El Cajon,CA
    2008- 33- 990-CHA
    Indy2010-2015
    341020Marcus SemienSSHigh SchoolSt. Mary's College (Berkeley,CA)HSHSCANoSS6-0175RR1990-09-17El Cerrito,CA
    2011-  6- 201-CHA
    MLB2013-20192009-2019
    351050Harold Riggins1BHigh SchoolNormal West (Normal,IL)HSHSILNo1B-LF6-3230RR1990-03-06Normal,IL
    2011-  7- 228-COL
    AA2009-2015
    361080Jordan KeeganOFHigh SchoolSilverado (Las Vegas,NV)HSHSNVNoLF-CF6-0175LL1989-12-23Las Vegas,NV
    2010- 24- 728-CHA
    Rk2010-2011
    371110Terry DoylePCollegeBoston CollegeNCAA 1SrMAYesp6-4225RR1985-11-02Concord,MA
    2008- 37-1110-CHA
    AAA2005-2016
    381140Steve DomecusCCollegeMoorpark CollegeCCCAASoCANoC-LF6-3220RR1987-06-29Novato,CA
    2010-  9- 292-LAN
    A+2007-2013
    391170Rusty ShellhornPHigh SchoolCentral Valley (Spokane Valley,WA)HSHSWANoP5-10180LL1990-02-25Spokane,WA
    2012- 31- 941-SEA
    A+2009-2014
    401200Mark HawkensonPHigh SchoolRed Mountain (Mesa,AZ)HSHSAZNoP6-2185RR1990-06-09Chicago,IL
    2008- 40-1200-CHA
    NCAA2010-2010
    411230Mason RadekePCollegeSanta Barbara City CollegeCCCAAHSCANoP6-1175RR1990-06-13Santa Barbara,CA
    2011- 35-1058-CLE
    AA2009-2015
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    421260Steve SabatinoPHigh SchoolLockport Township (Lockport,IL)HSHSILNoP6-2200LL1990-03-08Lockport,IL
    2012- 26- 810-SLN
    A+2009-2015
    431290Cory FarrisCHigh SchoolBoone County (Florence,KY)HSHSKYNoRF-LF6-0190LR1989-12-29Cincinnati,OH
    2011- 45-1371-CHA
    Rk2009-2012
    441320CJ CronCHigh SchoolMountain Pointe (Phoenix,AZ)HSHSAZNo1B-DH6-4235RR1990-01-05Phoenix,AZ
    2011-  1-  17-ANA
    MLB2014-20192009-2019
    451349Julian KennerSSHigh SchoolWhitney Young (Chicago,IL)HSHSILNoSS6-0185RR1990-04-23Chicago,IL
    2008- 45-1349-CHA
    NCAA2009-2009
    461377Lee FischerSSCollegeMissouriNCAA 1JrMOYes2B-SS6-4170RR1986-07-31Oak Lawn,IL
    2008- 46-1377-CHA
    AAA2005-2009
    471404Dan HaydenCCollegeXavierNCAA 1SrOHNoC5-10220RR1984-05-29Cincinnati,OH
    2008- 47-1404-CHA
    NCAA2004-2008
    481431Ricardo Alvarez2BHigh SchoolSan Fernando (San Fernando,CA)HSHSCANo2B5-5150RR1990-09-27San Fernando,CA
    2008- 48-1431-CHA
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    491458Travis Otto1BHigh SchoolWheaton North (Wheaton,IL)HSHSILNo1B6-6210RR1990-03-01Wheaton,IL
    2008- 49-1458-CHA
    ---
    501485Steven FlorenceSSHigh SchoolSimeon Career Academy (Chicago,IL)HSHSILNoSS5-11150RR1990-09-06Chicago,IL
    2008- 50-1485-CHA
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