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MLB Amateur Draft

First round selections at the 34th Amateur Draft held June 2-4, 1998. Selections 1-30 are first round picks and 31-41 are supplemental first round picks awarded for the loss of free agents while picks 42 and 43 are compensation for unsigned 1997 selections.

First Round

No  Pos
1 PhiladelphiaPat Burrell, Miami3B
2 OaklandMark Mulder, Michigan St.LHP
3 Chicago-NLCorey Patterson, of Harrison
HS-Kennesaw, Ga.
OF
4 Kansas CityJeff Austin, StanfordRHP
5 St. LouisJ.D. Drew, Florida St.OF
6 MinnesotaRyan Mills, Arizona St.LHP
7 CincinnatiAustin Kearns, Lafayette
HS-Lexington, Ky.
RF
8 TorontoFelipe Lopez, Lake Brantley
HS-Altamonta Springs, Fla.
SS
9 San DiegoSean Burroughs, Wilson
HS-Long Beach, Calf.
3B
10 TexasCarlos Pena, Northeastern1B
11 MontrealJosh McKinley, Malvern Prep,
Downington, Pa.
SS
12 BostonAdam Everett, South CarolinaSS
13 MilwaukeeJ.M. Gold, North HS-Tom's
River, N.J.
RHP
14 DetroitJeff Weaver, Fresno St.RHP
15 PittsburghClint Johnston, VanderbiltLHP-OF
16 Chicago-ALKip Wells, BaylorRHP
17 a-HoustonBrad Lidge, Notre DameRHP
18 AnaheimSeth Etherton, USCRHP
19 b-San FranciscoTony Torcata, Woodland
(Calif.) HS
SS-3B
20 ClevelandC.C. Sabathia, Vallejo (Calif.) HSLHP
21 New York MetsJason Tyner, Texas A&MOF
22 SeattleMatt Thorton, Grand Valley St.LHP
23 Los AngelesBubba Crosby, RiceOF
24 New York-ALAndy Brown, Richmond
(Ind.) HS
OF
25 San FranciscoNate Bump, Penn St.RHP
26 BaltimoreRick Elder, Sprayberry HS
Marietta, Ga.
OF
27 FloridaChip Ambres, West Brook
HS-Beaumont, Texas
OF
28 c-ColoradoMatt Roney, North
HS-Edmond, Okla.
RHP
29 d-San FranciscoArturo McDowell, Forest Hills
HS-Jackson, Miss.
OF
30 e-Kansas CityMatt Burch, Virgina
Commonwealth
RHP
31 Kansas CityChristopher George, Klein
HS-Spring, Texas
LHP
32 St. LouisBenjamin Diggins, Bradshaw
HS-Dewey, Ariz.
OF
33 MontrealStephen Wilkerson, FloridaLHP
34 DetroitNathan Cornejo, Wellington (Kan.) HSRHP
35 Chicago-ALAaron Rowand, CaliforniaOF
36 ColoradoRaphael Freeman, DallasOF
37 HoustonMichael Nannini, Green Valley
HS-Henderson, Nev.
RHP
38 San FranciscoChristopher Jones, South
Mecklenburg HS-Charlotte, N.C.
LHP
39 BaltimoreMamon Tucker, Stephen F. Austin
HS-Austin, Texas
OF
40 ColoradoJeffrey Winchester, Rummel Boys
HS-Metairie, La.
C
41 San FranciscoJeffrey Urban, Ball St.LHP
42 f-PhiladelphiaEric Valent, CaliforniaOF
43 g-New York-ALMark Prior, University
HS-Bonita, Calif.
RHP
Acquired picks: a–from Colorado for signing Darryl Kile; b–from Houston for signing Doug Henry; c–from Atlanta for signing Andres Galarraga; d–from Tampa Bay for signing Roberto Hernandez; e–from Arizona for signing Jay Bell; f–for not signing 1997 pick J.D. Drew; g–for not signing 1997 pick Carlton Godwin.

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