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.
|No|| || ||Pos|
|1 ||Philadelphia||Pat Burrell, Miami||3B|
|2 ||Oakland||Mark Mulder, Michigan St.||LHP|
|3 ||Chicago-NL||Corey Patterson, of Harrison |
|4 ||Kansas City||Jeff Austin, Stanford||RHP|
|5 ||St. Louis||J.D. Drew, Florida St.||OF|
|6 ||Minnesota||Ryan Mills, Arizona St.||LHP|
|7 ||Cincinnati||Austin Kearns, Lafayette |
|8 ||Toronto||Felipe Lopez, Lake Brantley |
HS-Altamonta Springs, Fla.
|9 ||San Diego||Sean Burroughs, Wilson |
HS-Long Beach, Calf.
|10 ||Texas||Carlos Pena, Northeastern||1B|
|11 ||Montreal||Josh McKinley, Malvern Prep, |
|12 ||Boston||Adam Everett, South Carolina||SS|
|13 ||Milwaukee||J.M. Gold, North HS-Tom's |
|14 ||Detroit||Jeff Weaver, Fresno St.||RHP|
|15 ||Pittsburgh||Clint Johnston, Vanderbilt||LHP-OF|
|16 ||Chicago-AL||Kip Wells, Baylor||RHP|
|17 ||a-Houston||Brad Lidge, Notre Dame||RHP|
|18 ||Anaheim||Seth Etherton, USC||RHP|
|19 ||b-San Francisco||Tony Torcata, Woodland |
|20 ||Cleveland||C.C. Sabathia, Vallejo (Calif.) HS||LHP|
|21 ||New York Mets||Jason Tyner, Texas A&M||OF|
|22 ||Seattle||Matt Thorton, Grand Valley St.||LHP|
|23 ||Los Angeles||Bubba Crosby, Rice||OF|
|24 ||New York-AL||Andy Brown, Richmond |
|25 ||San Francisco||Nate Bump, Penn St.||RHP|
|26 ||Baltimore||Rick Elder, Sprayberry HS |
|27 ||Florida||Chip Ambres, West Brook |
|28 ||c-Colorado||Matt Roney, North |
|29 ||d-San Francisco||Arturo McDowell, Forest Hills |
|30 ||e-Kansas City||Matt Burch, Virgina |
|31 ||Kansas City||Christopher George, Klein |
|32 ||St. Louis||Benjamin Diggins, Bradshaw |
|33 ||Montreal||Stephen Wilkerson, Florida||LHP|
|34 ||Detroit||Nathan Cornejo, Wellington (Kan.) HS||RHP|
|35 ||Chicago-AL||Aaron Rowand, California||OF|
|36 ||Colorado||Raphael Freeman, Dallas||OF|
|37 ||Houston||Michael Nannini, Green Valley |
|38 ||San Francisco||Christopher Jones, South |
Mecklenburg HS-Charlotte, N.C.
|39 ||Baltimore||Mamon Tucker, Stephen F. Austin |
|40 ||Colorado||Jeffrey Winchester, Rummel Boys |
|41 ||San Francisco||Jeffrey Urban, Ball St.||LHP|
|42 ||f-Philadelphia||Eric Valent, California||OF|
|43 ||g-New York-AL||Mark Prior, University |
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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