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2010 Major League Baseball draft

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The 2010 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft was held on June 7–9, 2010 at the MLB Network Studios in Secaucus, New Jersey.

2010 Major League Baseball draft
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General information
Date(s)June 7–9, 2010
LocationSecaucus, New Jersey
Network(s)MLB Network
Overview
1525 total selections
First selectionBryce Harper
Washington Nationals
First round selections50
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Contents

First-round selectionsEdit

The draft order was determined based on the 2009 MLB standings, with the worst team picking first.[1]

Key
All-Star
* Player did not sign
 
First overall selection Bryce Harper (left) and third overall selection Manny Machado in 2015
Pick Player Team Position School
1 Bryce Harper Washington Nationals Outfielder Southern Nevada
2 Jameson Taillon Pittsburgh Pirates Right-handed pitcher The Woodlands High School (TX)
3 Manny Machado Baltimore Orioles Shortstop Brito High School (FL)
4 Christian Colón Kansas City Royals Shortstop Cal State Fullerton
5 Drew Pomeranz Cleveland Indians Left-handed pitcher Ole Miss
6 Barret Loux* Arizona Diamondbacks Right-handed pitcher Texas A&M
7 Matt Harvey New York Mets Right-handed pitcher North Carolina
8 Delino DeShields, Jr. Houston Astros Second baseman Woodward Academy (GA)
9 Karsten Whitson* San Diego Padres Right-handed pitcher Chipley High School (FL)
10 Michael Choice Oakland Athletics Outfielder Texas–Arlington
11 Deck McGuire Toronto Blue Jays Right-handed pitcher Georgia Tech
12 Yasmani Grandal Cincinnati Reds Catcher Miami
13 Chris Sale Chicago White Sox Left-handed pitcher Florida Gulf Coast
14 Dylan Covey* Milwaukee Brewers Right-handed pitcher Maranatha High School (CA)
15 Jake Skole Texas Rangers [Compensation 1] Outfielder Blessed Trinity High School (GA)
16 Hayden Simpson Chicago Cubs Right-handed pitcher Southern Arkansas
17 Josh Sale Tampa Bay Rays Outfielder Bishop Blanchet High School (WA)
18 Kaleb Cowart Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim [Compensation 2] Third baseman Cook High School (GA)
19 Mike Foltynewicz Houston Astros [Compensation 3] Right-handed pitcher Minooka Community High School (IL)
20 Kolbrin Vitek Boston Red Sox [Compensation 4] Second baseman Ball State
21 Alex Wimmers Minnesota Twins Right-handed pitcher Ohio State
22 Kellin Deglan Texas Rangers Catcher R. E. Mountain Secondary School (Canada)
23 Christian Yelich Florida Marlins Outfielder Westlake High School (CA)
24 Gary Brown San Francisco Giants Outfielder Cal State Fullerton
25 Zack Cox St. Louis Cardinals Third baseman Arkansas
26 Kyle Parker Colorado Rockies Outfielder Clemson
27 Jesse Biddle Philadelphia Phillies Left-handed pitcher Germantown Friends High School (PA)
28 Zach Lee Los Angeles Dodgers Right-handed pitcher McKinney High School (TX)
29 Cam Bedrosian Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim [Compensation 5] Right-handed pitcher East Coweta High School (GA)
30 Chevy Clarke Los Angeles Angels Outfielder Marietta High School (GA)
31 Justin O'Conner Tampa Bay Rays [Compensation 6] Catcher Cowan High School (IN)
32 Cito Culver New York Yankees Shortstop West Irondequoit High School (NY)

Supplemental first-round selectionsEdit

The "sandwich picks" after the first round are compensation for losses of free agents during the 2009–10 offseason.[2]

Pick Player Team Position School
33 Michael Kvasnicka Houston Astros [Compensation 7] Catcher Minnesota
34 Aaron Sanchez Toronto Blue Jays [Compensation 8] Right-handed pitcher Barstow High School (CA)
35 Matthew Lipka Atlanta Braves [Compensation 9] Shortstop McKinney High School (TX)
36 Bryce Brentz Boston Red Sox [Compensation 10] Outfielder Middle Tennessee
37 Taylor Lindsey Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim [Compensation 11] Shortstop Desert Mountain High School (AZ)
38 Noah Syndergaard Toronto Blue Jays [Compensation 12] Right-handed pitcher Legacy High School (TX)
39 Anthony Ranaudo Boston Red Sox [Compensation 13] Right-handed pitcher Louisiana State
40 Ryan Bolden Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim [Compensation 14] Outfielder Madison Central High School (MS)
41 Asher Wojciechowski Toronto Blue Jays [Compensation 15] Right-handed pitcher The Citadel
42 Drew Vettleson Tampa Bay Rays [Compensation 16] Outfielder Central Kitsap High School (WA)
43 Taijuan Walker Seattle Mariners [Compensation 17] Right-handed pitcher Yucaipa High School (CA)
44 Nick Castellanos Detroit Tigers [Compensation 18] Third baseman Archbishop McCarthy High School (FL)
45 Luke Jackson Texas Rangers [Compensation 19] Right-handed pitcher Calvary Christian Academy (FL)
46 Seth Blair St. Louis Cardinals [Compensation 20] Right-handed pitcher Arizona State
47 Peter Tago Colorado Rockies [Compensation 21] Right-handed pitcher Dana Hills High School (CA)
48 Chance Ruffin Detroit Tigers [Compensation 22] Right-handed pitcher Texas
49 Mike Olt Texas Rangers [Compensation 23] Third baseman Connecticut
50 Tyrell Jenkins St. Louis Cardinals [Compensation 24] Right-handed pitcher Henderson High School (TX)

Compensation picksEdit

  1. ^ Compensation for unsigned 2009 pick Matt Purke
  2. ^ Pick from the Seattle Mariners for loss of Type A free agent Chone Figgins
  3. ^ Pick from the Detroit Tigers for loss of Type A free agent José Valverde
  4. ^ Pick from the Atlanta Braves for loss of Type A free agent Billy Wagner
  5. ^ Pick from the Boston Red Sox for loss of Type A free agent John Lackey
  6. ^ Compensation for unsigned 2009 pick LeVon Washington
  7. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent José Valverde
  8. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent Marco Scutaro
  9. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent Michael Gonzalez
  10. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent Jason Bay
  11. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent John Lackey
  12. ^ Compensation for unsigned 2009 pick James Paxton
  13. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent Billy Wagner
  14. ^ Compensation for loss of Type A free agent Chone Figgins
  15. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Rod Barajas
  16. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Gregg Zaun
  17. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Adrián Beltré
  18. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Brandon Lyon
  19. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Marlon Byrd
  20. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Mark DeRosa
  21. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Jason Marquis
  22. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Fernando Rodney
  23. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Iván Rodríguez
  24. ^ Compensation for loss of Type B free agent Joel Piñeiro

Other notable playersEdit

NFL players draftedEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2010 MLB Draft Order". Archived from the original on 2009-10-10. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2010-04-05.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

External linksEdit