MLB Amateur Draft
First round selections at the 36th Amateur Draft held June 5-7, 2000 in New York. Clubs select in reverse order of their standing from the preceding season. The worst National League team selects first in even years and the worst American League team goes first in odd years. Leagues then alternate picks throughout the rounds.
|No|| || ||Pos|
|1 ||Florida||Adrian Gonzalez, Eastlake HS,|
|2 ||Minnesota||Adam Johnson, CS-Fullerton||RHP|
|3 ||Chicago-NL||Luis Montanez, Coral Park HS|
|4 ||Kansas City||Michael Stodolka, Centennial HS|
|5 ||Montreal||Justin Wayne, Stanford||RHP|
|6 ||Tampa Bay||Rocco Baldelli, Bishop Hendricken|
HS, Cumberland, R.I.
|7 ||Colorado||Matthew Harrington, Palmdale|
|8 ||Detroit||Matthew Wheatland, Rancho|
Bernardo HS, Poway, Calif.
|9 ||San Diego||Mark Phillips, Hanover (Pa.) HS||LHP|
|10 ||Anaheim||Joseph Torres, Gateway HS|
|11 ||Milwaukee||David Krynzel, Green Valley HS|
|12 ||Chicago-AL||Joseph Borchard, Stanford||RF|
|13 ||St. Louis||Shaun Boyd, Vista HS|
|14 ||Baltimore||Beau Hale, Texas||RHP|
|15 ||Philadelphia||Chase Utley, UCLA||2B|
|16 ||a-New York-NL||William Traber, Loyola|
|17 ||Los Angeles||Benjamin Diggins, Arizona||RHP|
|18 ||Toronto||Miguel Negron, Manuela Toro HS|
|19 ||Pittsburgh||Sean Burnett, Wellington (Fla.)|
|20 ||b-Anaheim||Christopher Bootcheck, Auburn||RHP|
|21 ||San Francisco||John Bonser, Gibbs Senior HS|
Pinellas Park, Fla.
|22 ||Boston||Phillip Dumatrait, Bakersfield Col.||LHP|
|23 ||Cincinnati||David Espinosa, Gulliver Prep|
|24 ||c-St. Louis||Blake Williams, SW Texas St.||RHP|
|25 ||d-Texas||Scott Heard, Rancho Bernardo HS|
|26 ||Cleveland||Corey Smith, Piscataway (N.J.) HS||SS|
|27 ||Houston||Robert Stiehl, El Camino JC||C|
|28 ||New York-AL||David Parrish, Michigan||C|
|29 ||e-Atlanta||Adam Wainwright, Glynn Academy|
St. Simons, Ga.
|30 ||Atlanta||Scott Thorman, Preston HS|
Acquired picks: a–from Seattle for signing John Olerud; b–from Oakland for signing Mike Magnante; c–from Texas for signing Darren Oliver; d–from NY Mets for signing Todd Zeile; e–from Arizona for signing Russ Springer.
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