2009 Major League Baseball Draft

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2009 MLB Draft
General information
Date(s) June 9–11, 2009
Location MLB Network Studios, Secaucus, New Jersey
Network(s) (US) MLB Network
Picks
First selection Stephen Strasburg
Washington Nationals
First round selections 49
Overall selections 1521
MLB Draft
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The 2009 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft was held June 9 to June 11 at the MLB Network Studios in Secaucus, New Jersey.[1]

The drafting order is as follows:[2][3]

First-round selections[edit]

Key
All-Star
* Player did not sign
Pick Player Team Position School
1 Stephen Strasburg Washington Nationals Right-handed pitcher San Diego State
2 Dustin Ackley Seattle Mariners Outfielder North Carolina
3 Donavan Tate San Diego Padres Outfielder Cartersville High School (GA)
4 Tony Sanchez Pittsburgh Pirates Catcher Boston College
5 Matt Hobgood Baltimore Orioles Right-handed pitcher Norco High School (CA)
6 Zack Wheeler San Francisco Giants Right-handed pitcher East Paulding High School (GA)
7 Mike Minor Atlanta Braves Left-handed pitcher Vanderbilt
8 Mike Leake Cincinnati Reds Right-handed pitcher Arizona State
9 Jacob Turner Detroit Tigers Right-handed pitcher Westminster Christian Academy (MO)
10 Drew Storen Washington Nationals[Compensation 1] Right-handed pitcher Stanford
11 Tyler Matzek Colorado Rockies Left-handed pitcher Capistrano Valley High School (CA)
12 Aaron Crow Kansas City Royals Right-handed pitcher Fort Worth Cats/Missouri
13 Grant Green Oakland Athletics Shortstop Southern California
14 Matt Purke* Texas Rangers Left-handed pitcher Klein High School (TX)
15 Alex White Cleveland Indians Right-handed pitcher North Carolina
16 Bobby Borchering Arizona Diamondbacks Third baseman Bishop Verot High School (FL)
17 A. J. Pollock Arizona Diamondbacks[Compensation 2] Outfielder Notre Dame
18 Chad James Florida Marlins Left-handed pitcher Yukon High School (OK)
19 Shelby Miller St. Louis Cardinals Right-handed pitcher Brownwood High School (TX)
20 Chad Jenkins Toronto Blue Jays Right-handed pitcher Kennesaw State
21 Jiovanni Mier Houston Astros Shortstop Bonita High School (CA)
22 Kyle Gibson Minnesota Twins Right-handed pitcher Missouri
23 Jared Mitchell Chicago White Sox Outfielder Louisiana State
24 Randal Grichuk Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim[Compensation 3] Outfielder Lamar Consolidated High SchoolLamar Consolidated Baseball (TX)
25 Mike Trout Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim[Compensation 4] Outfielder Millville Senior High School (NJ)
26 Eric Arnett Milwaukee Brewers Right-handed pitcher Indiana
27 Nick Franklin Seattle Mariners[Compensation 5] Shortstop Lake Brantley High School (FL)
28 Reymond Fuentes Boston Red Sox Outfielder Fernando Callejo High School (P.R.)
29 Slade Heathcott New York Yankees[Compensation 6] Outfielder Texas High School (TX)
30 LeVon Washington* Tampa Bay Rays Second baseman Buchholz High School (FL)
31 Brett Jackson Chicago Cubs Outfielder California
32 Tim Wheeler Colorado Rockies[Compensation 7] Outfielder Sacramento State

Supplemental first-round selections[edit]

Pick Player Team Position School
33 Steve Baron Seattle Mariners[Compensation 8] Catcher John A. Ferguson High School (FL)
34 Rex Brothers Colorado Rockies[Compensation 9] Left-handed pitcher Lipscomb
35 Matthew Davidson Arizona Diamondbacks[Compensation 10] Third baseman Yucaipa High School (CA)
36 Aaron Miller Los Angeles Dodgers[Compensation 11] Left-handed pitcher Baylor
37 James Paxton* Toronto Blue Jays[Compensation 12] Left-handed pitcher Kentucky
38 Josh Phegley Chicago White Sox[Compensation 13] Catcher Indiana
39 Kentrail Davis Milwaukee Brewers[Compensation 14] Outfielder Tennessee
40 Tyler Skaggs Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim[Compensation 15] Left-handed pitcher Santa Monica High School (CA)
41 Christopher Owings Arizona Diamondbacks[Compensation 16] Shortstop Gilbert High School (SC)
42 Garrett Richards Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim[Compensation 17] Right-handed pitcher Oklahoma
43 Brad Boxberger Cincinnati Reds[Compensation 18] Right-handed pitcher Southern California
44 Tanner Scheppers Texas Rangers[Compensation 19] Right-handed pitcher St. Paul Saints/Fresno State
45 Michael Belfiore Arizona Diamondbacks[Compensation 20] Left-handed pitcher Boston College
46 Matthew Bashore Minnesota Twins[Compensation 21] Left-handed pitcher Indiana
47 Kyle Heckathorn Milwaukee Brewers[Compensation 22] Right-handed pitcher Kennesaw State
48 Tyler Kehrer Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim[Compensation 23] Left-handed pitcher Eastern Illinois
49 Vic Black Pittsburgh Pirates[Compensation 24] Right-handed pitcher Dallas Baptist

From Baseball America[4]

Compensation picks[edit]

  1. ^ Compensation for failure to sign 2008 first-round pick Aaron Crow
  2. ^ Pick from Los Angeles Dodgers as compensation for signing of free agent Orlando Hudson
  3. ^ Pick from New York Mets as compensation for signing of free agent Francisco Rodriguez
  4. ^ Pick from New York Yankees as compensation for signing of free agent Mark Teixeira
  5. ^ Pick from Philadelphia Phillies as compensation for signing of free agent Raúl Ibáñez
  6. ^ Compensation for failure to sign 2008 first-round pick Gerrit Cole
  7. ^ Pick from Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim as compensation for signing of free agent Brian Fuentes
  8. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent Raúl Ibáñez to the Philadelphia Phillies
  9. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent Brian Fuentes to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
  10. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent Orlando Hudson to the Los Angeles Dodgers
  11. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent Derek Lowe to the Atlanta Braves
  12. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent A. J. Burnett to the New York Yankees
  13. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent Orlando Cabrera to the Oakland Athletics
  14. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent CC Sabathia to the New York Yankees
  15. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent Mark Teixeira to the New York Yankees
  16. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent Juan Cruz to the Kansas City Royals
  17. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent Francisco Rodriguez to the New York Mets
  18. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Jeremy Affeldt to the San Francisco Giants
  19. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Milton Bradley to the Chicago Cubs
  20. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Brandon Lyon to the Detroit Tigers
  21. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Dennys Reyes to the St. Louis Cardinals
  22. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Brian Shouse to the Tampa Bay Rays
  23. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Jon Garland to the Arizona Diamondbacks
  24. ^ Compensation for failure to sign 2008 second-round pick Tanner Scheppers

Other notable players[edit]

NFL players drafted[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Draft Date and Location". Archived from the original on 2009-07-30. Retrieved 2009-04-26. 
  2. ^ First-year Player Draft rules, MLB.com
  3. ^ Final 2008 regular season standings, MLB.com
  4. ^ 2009 Draft Order
Preceded by
Tim Beckham
1st Overall Picks
Stephen Strasburg
Succeeded by
Bryce Harper