Twins complete 2017 MLB Draft

Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have completed the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The Twins finished the draft on the third day selecting 30 players in rounds 11-40. In all, the Twins selected 18 right-handed pitchers, three left-handed pitchers, nine infielders, eight outfielders and three catchers. Of the 41 total players selected, 31 were drafted out of college and 10 out of high school. The Twins selected one player from Minnesota, 34th round selection Max Meyer from Woodbury High School.

 

TWINS 2017 FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT

 

JUNE 12, 2017

ROUND       PLAYER                        POS     B/T     HT     WT      DOB    HOMETOWN                                SCHOOL         SCOUT

1 (1)            Royce Lewis                  SS         R/R     6-1    185     6/5/99    Alison Viejo, CA                            JSerra Catholic HS (CA)       Leavitt

CB-A (35)   Brent Rooker                OF        R/R     6-4    220     11/1/94    Germantown, TN                          Mississippi State University    Dunbar

2 (37)          Landon Leach               RHP     R/R     6-4    205     7/12/99    Pickering, Ont., CAN                     Pickering HS (Ont., CAN)    Burrows

JUNE 13, 2017

ROUND       PLAYER                        POS     B/T     HT     WT      DOB                     HOMETOWN                SCHOOL         SCOUT

3 (76)          Blayne Enlow               RHP     R/R     6-3    180     3/21/99       St. Amant, LA  St. Amant HS (LA)        Runser

4 (106)       Charlie Barnes             LHP     L/L      6-1    170     10/1/95                     Sumter, SC                     Clemson University             Moir

5 (136)       Andrew Bechtold         3B        R/R     6-1    195     4/18/96                     Chadds Ford, PA          Chipola College (FL)            Powell

6 (166)       Ricky De La Torre        SS         R/R     6-2    175     1/21/99                     Juana Díaz, PR              Puerto Rico Baseball Academy                     Thon

7 (196)       Ryley Widell                 LHP     L/L      6-4    205     6/1/97                     Haiku, HI                       Central Arizona College      Williams

8 (226)       Bryan Sammons          LHP     L/L      6-4    225     4/27/95                     Wilmington, NC            Western Carolina University                    Moir

9 (256)       Mark Contreras            OF        L/R      6-0    185     1/24/95                     Moreno Valley, CA       University of California – Riverside                     Leavitt

10 (286)     Calvin Faucher             RHP     R/R     6-1    175     9/22/95                     Chula Vista, CA             University of California – Irvine                     Leavitt

JUNE 14, 2017

ROUND       PLAYER                        POS     B/T     HT     WT      DOB                     HOMETOWN                SCHOOL         SCOUT

11 (316)     Gabriel Rodriguez       OF        L/L      6-2    195     4/9/99          Tao Alta, PR       Adela Rolon Fuentes (PR)      Thon

12 (346)     Bailey Ober                   RHP     R/R     6-8    250     7/12/95                     Huntersville, NC           College of Charleston (SC)  Moir

13 (376)     Jared Akins                   OF        L/R      6-3    195     12/12/96                     Fresno, CA                     Fresno State University (CA)                     Quesada

14 (406)     Derek Molina                RHP     L/R      6-3    195     7/27/97                     Atwater, CA                   Merced College (CA)            Quesada

15 (436)     Rickey Ramirez            RHP     R/R     6-0    160     10/20/96                     Marysville, CA              Fresno State University (CA)                     Quesada

16 (466)     Cade Smith                    RHP     R/R     6-5    220     5/9/99                     Abotsford, BC, CAN      Mennonite Educational Inst. (CAN)                     Burrows

17 (496)     Andrew Cosgrove        C          R/R     6-2    200     7/31/96                     Kirkland, WA                North Carolina State University               Moir

18 (526)     Colton Burns                CF        L/R      6-3    195     10/19/95                     Valencia, CA                  U of California – Santa Barbara                     Cameron

19 (556)     Jordan Gore                  SS         R/R     6-0    180     8/3/94                     Conway, SC                   Coastal Carolina University (SC)              Moir

20 (586)     Tyler Gray                     RHP     R/R     6-2    185     5/21/96       Fort Smith, AR   University of Central Arkansas          DiMercurio

21 (616)     Colton Waltner             C          R/R     6-1    190     8/13/95                     Newbury Park, CA       University of San Diego      Leavitt

22 (646)     Christian Broussard      RHP     R/R     6-2    250     10/21/96                     Ramona, CA                  California State U – Los Angeles                     Cameron

23 (676)     Jared Finkel                  RHP     R/R     6-3    205     4/27/96                     Oradell, NJ                     Iona College (NY)    J. Wilson

24 (706)     T.J. Dixon                       CF        L/L      5-11  185     10/14/94                     Mobile, AL                     Samford University (AL)    Powell

25 (736)     Carson Crites                2B        R/R     6-0    195     1/18/95                     Amarillo, TX                  Southeastern Louisiana University                     Runser

26 (766)     Jordan Spicer                RHP     R/R     6-3    205     6/15/97                     Hollywood, FL              Polk State College (FL)        Dowdy

27 (796)     Chandler Taylor           RF        L/L      6-2    220     2/7/96                     Montgomery, AL          University of Alabama        Powell

28 (826)     Joe Record                     RHP     R/R     6-3    225     1/12/95                     Placentia, CA                 U of California – Santa Barbara                     Cameron

29 (856)     Griffin Roberts             RHP     R/R     6-3    210     6/13/96                     Hartfield, VA                 Wake Forest University (NC)                    Moir

30 (886)     Alex Robles                   RHP     R/R     5-11  195     7/7/95                     Tucson, AZ                    Austin Peay State University (TN)                     Dunbar

31 (916)     Luke Miller                   3B        R/R     6-3    195     7/17/96                     Muncie, IN                     University of Indiana          Pohl

32 (946)     Nick Brown                   RHP     R/R     6-1    190     11/20/94                     Gainesville, VA             College of William and Mary (VA)           J. Wilson

33 (976)     J.J. Robinson                  1B        L/R      6-4    220     10/11/92                     Colfax, WA                     Lewis–Clark State College (ID)                     Brown

34 (1006)  Max Meyer                    RHP     R/R     6-0    170     3/12/99                     Woodbury, MN             Woodbury HS (MN)             M. Wilson

35 (1036)  Adam Oviedo                SS         R/R     6-1    190     12/21/98                     Grandview, TX              Alvarado HS (TX)    Esposito

36 (1066)  Josh McMinn                 RHP     R/R     6-4    195     4/29/96                     Oklahoma City, OK      Oral Roberts University (OK)                     DiMercurio

37 (1096)  Patrick Bailey               C          S/R      6-0    180     5/29/99                     Greensboro, NC            Wesleyan Christian Academy (NC)         Moir

38 (1126)  Benjamin Rodriguez   1B        R/R     6-6    240     11/9/94                     Paradise Valley, AZ      Pepperdine University (CA)                     Cameron

39 (1156)  Jonathan DeLuca          CF        S/R      5-11  180     7/10/98                     Agoura Hills, CA           Agoura HS (CA)        Cameron

40 (1186)  Austin Bizzle                RHP     R/R     6-1    205     3/16/95                     Panama City, FL           Alabama State University   Powell

 

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