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Draft : : State Preview
State Snapshots: Pacific
Patrick Ebert        
Published: Friday, May 23, 2014

2014 Perfect Game draft preview content

New England
– CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT
Mid-Atlantic – DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV
South Atlantic – FL, GA, NC, SC
Southeast – AL, KY, MS, TN
South Central – AR, LA, OK, TX
Great Lakes – IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI
Great Plains – IA, KS, MO, NE, ND, SD
Mountain – AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY
Pacific – AK, CA, HI, OR, WA
Canada and Puerto Rico



Alaska

Alaska State-by-State List

OVERALL RATING
(1-to-5 scale): 4

BEST HIGH SCHOOL TEAM:
South HS, Anchorage
 
Best Out-of-State Prospect, Alaska Connection:
Max Karnos, rhp, JC of Western Nevada (attended high school in Anchorage)

HIGHEST DRAFT PICKS

Draft History:
Brian Montalbo, rhp, Dimond HS, Anchorage (2000, Braves/4th round)
2009 Draft: None selected
2010 Draft: None selected
2011 Draft: None selected
2012 Draft: None selected
2013 Draft: Johnny Meszaros, rhp, Service HS, Anchorage (Rays/39th round)

2013 DRAFT OVERVIEW

High School Players Drafted/Signed:
1/0

PROSPECTS IN THE TOP 500:

Roderick Bynum, of, Monroe Catholic HS, Fairbanks (399)



California

California State-by-State List

STRENGTH:
Depth of high school, college talent
WEAKNESS: Frontline college starters
OVERALL RATING (1-to-5 scale): 3

BEST COLLEGE TEAM:
Cal Poly
BEST JUNIOR-COLLEGE TEAM: Orange Coast
BEST HIGH SCHOOL TEAM: Rancho Bernardo HS, San Diego

PROSPECT ON THE RISE:
BLogan Webb, rhp, Rocklin HS
WILD CARD: A.J. Vanegas, rhp, Stanford University

Best Out-of-State Prospect, California Connection:
Scott Heineman, 3b, University of Oregon (attended high school in Pacific Palisades)
Top 2015 Prospect: Justin Hooper, lhp, De la Salle HS, San Ramon
Top 2016 Prospect: Phil Bickford, rhp, Cal State Fullerton

HIGHEST DRAFT PICKS

Draft History
(all 1st round/1st pick):Steve Chilcott, c, Antelope Valley HS, Lancaster (Mets, 1966); Tim Foli, ss, Notre Dame HS, Canoga Park (Mets, 1968); Jeff Burroughs, of, Woodrow Wilson HS, Long Beach (Senators, 1969); Darryl Strawberry, of, Crenshaw HS, Los Angeles (Mets, 1980); Phil Nevin, 3b, Cal State Fullerton (Astros, 1992); Adrian Gonzalez, 1b, Eastlake HS, Chula Vista (Marlins, 2000); Delmon Young, of, Camarillo HS (Devil Rays, 2003); Matt Bush, ss/rhp, Mission Bay HS, San Diego (Padres, 2004); Stephen Strasburg, rhp, San Diego State University (Nationals, 2009); Gerrit Cole, rhp, UCLA (Pirates, 2011); Mark Appel, rhp, Stanford University (Astros, 2013)
2009 Draft: Stephen Strasburg, rhp, San Diego State University (Nationals/1st round, 1st pick)
2010 Draft: Christian Colon, ss, Cal State Fullerton (Royals/1st round, 4th pick)
2011 Draft: Gerrit Cole, rhp, UCLA (Pirates/1st round, 1st pick)
2012 Draft: Kyle Zimmer, rhp, University of San Francisco (Royals/1st round, 5th pick)
2013 Draft: Mark Appel, rhp, Stanford University (Astros/1st round, 1st pick)

2013 DRAFT OVERVIEW

College Players Drafted/Signed:
100/91
Junior College Players Drafted/Signed: 24/18
High School Players Drafted/Signed: 71/39

PROSPECTS IN THE TOP 500:

Brady Aiken, lhp, Cathedral Catholic HS, Cardiff by the Sea (1)
Bradley Zimmer, of, University of San Francisco (6)
Alex Jackson, c/of, Rancho Bernardo HS, Escondido (7)
Jacob Gatewood, ss, Clovis HS (21)
Alex Blandino, 3b, Stanford University (25)
Derek Hill, of, Elk Grove HS, Sacramento (26)
Luis Ortiz, rhp, Sanger HS (35)
Matt Chapman, 3b/ss, Cal State Fullerton (38)
Marcus Wilson, of, J Serra HS, Los Angeles (40)
Matt Imhof, lhp, Cal Poly (43)
Taylor Sparks, 3b, UC Irvine (47)
Michael Cederoth, rhp, San Diego State University (63)
J.D. Davis, 1b/rhp, Cal State Fullerton (75)
Jack Flaherty, rhp/3b, Harvard-Westlake HS, Burbank (87)
Grant Hockin, rhp, Damien HS, Upland (89)
Jordan Luplow, of, Fresno State University (95)
Josh Morgan, ss, Orange Lutheran HS, Corona (96)
Greg Allen, of, San Diego State University (98)
Wyatt Strahan, rhp, University of Southern California (100)
A.J. Vanegas, rhp, Stanford University (101)
Nick Torres, of, Cal Poly (107)
Jacob Nix, rhp, Los Alamitos HS (118)
Patrick Weigel, rhp, Oxnard CC (126)
Derick Velazquez, rhp, Fresno State University (132)
Austin Slater, of/3b, Stanford University (135)
Casey Soltis, of, Granada HS, Livermore (136)
Mitch Hart, rhp, Granite Bay HS (141)
Rhys Hoskins, 1b/of, Cal State Sacramento (146)
Tylor Megill, rhp, Marina HS, Huntington Beach (147)
Aaron Brown, lhp/of, Pepperdine University (153)
David Hill, rhp, Orange Coast CC (170)
Austin Davis, lhp, Cal State Bakersfield (175)
Connor Joe, c/3b, University of San Diego (180)
Jordan Brink, rhp, Fresno State University (187)
Kevin Padlo, 3b, Murrieta Valley HS, Murrieta (194)
Shane Mardirosian, 2b, Martin Luther King HS, Riverside (197)
Riley Adams, c, Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego (199)
Cameron Bishop, lhp, Brea-Olinda HS, Brea (201)
Logan Webb, rhp, Rocklin HS (203)
Colin Welmon, rhp, Loyola Marymount University (222)
Reed Reilly, rhp, Cal Poly (229)
D.J. Peters, of, Glendora HS (237)
Richard Prigatano, of, Long Beach State University (279)
Nigel Nootbaar, rhp, University of Southern California (283)
Stetson Woods, rhp, Liberty HS, Madera (303)
Shane Zeile, c, UCLA (311)
Tyler Kuresa, 1b, UC Santa Barbara (322)
Garrett Mundell, rhp, Fresno State University (325)
James Carter, rhp, Chabot JC (328)
Trevor Megill, rhp, Loyola Marymount University (332)
Trevor Oaks, rhp, California Baptist University (335)
Andrew Rohrbach, rhp, Long Beach State University (340)
Tristan Hildebrandt, ss, Esperanza HS, Yorba Linda (345)
Jacob Ehret, rhp, UCLA (351)
Luke Dykstra, of, Westlake HS, Thousand Oaks (354)
Coltin Gerhart, of, Vista Murrieta HS, Murrieta (358)
Bryson Brigman, 2b, Valley Christian HS, San Jose (367)
Gabe Llanes, rhp/if, Downey HS (372)
Caleb Dirks, rhp/of, California Baptist University (386)
Jonathan Teaney, rhp, Quartz Hill HS, Palmdale (390)
Dominic Jose, of, Stanford University (391)
Steven Kane, rhp, Cypress JC (395)
Trenton Kemp, of, Buchanan HS, Clovis (398)
Collin Ferguson, 1b/lhp, St. Mary's College (416)
Joe Gillette, 3b, Scotts Valley HS (417)
Michael Peterson, rhp, Riverside JC (420)
David Berg, rhp, UCLA (421)
Austin Davidson, 3b/1b, Pepperdine University (425)
Sean Bouchard, 3b, Cathedral Catholic HS, San Diego (435)
Corey Miller, rhp, Pepperdine University (436)
Dominique Key, rhp, San Diego HS (440)
Andrew Morales, rhp, UC Irvine (442)
Brian Schales, 3b, Edison HS, Huntington Beach (447)
Scott Hurst, of/2b, Bishop Amat HS, Glendora (478)
Bryce Dyrda, rhp, Oakdale HS, Modesto (486)
Jimmy Allen, 2b/3b, Cal Poly (490)



Hawaii

Hawaii State-by-State List

STRENGTH:
Kodi Medeiros
WEAKNESS: Position players
OVERALL RATING (1-to-5 scale): 4

BEST COLLEGE TEAM:
Hawaii
BEST HIGH SCHOOL TEAM: Waiakea HS, Hilo

PROSPECT ON THE RISE:
K.J. Harrison, c, Punahou HS, Kailua
WILD CARD: Scott Squier, lhp, University of Hawaii

Best Out-of-State Prospect, Hawaii Connection:
Michael Suiter, of, University of Kansas (attended high school in Honolulu)
Top 2015 Prospect: Quinton Torres-Costa, lhp, University of Hawaii
Top 2016 Prospect: Marcus Doi, 2b/of, University of Hawaii

HIGHEST DRAFT PICKS

Draft History:
Mike Campbell, rhp, University of Hawaii (1985, Mariners/1st round, 7th pick)
2009 Draft: Vinnie Catricala, 3b, University of Hawaii (Mariners/10th round)
2010 Draft: Josh Slaats, rhp, University of Hawaii (Rockies/5th round)
2011 Draft: Kolten Wong, 2b, University of Hawaii (Cardinals/1st round, 22nd pick)
2012 Draft: Branden Kaupe, 2b, Baldwin HS (Mets/4th round)
2013 Draft: Kean Wong, 2b, Waiakea HS, Hilo (Rays/4th round)

2013 DRAFT OVERVIEW

College Players Drafted/Signed:
1/1
High School Players Drafted/Signed: 6/3

PROSPECTS IN THE TOP 500:

Kodi Medeiros, lhp, Waiakea HS, Hilo (32)
K.J. Harrison, c/3b, Punahou HS, Kailua (383)



Oregon

Oregon State-by-State List

STRENGTH:
Oregon State talent
WEAKNESS: Signable high school talent
OVERALL RATING (1-to-5 scale): 5

BEST COLLEGE TEAM:
Oregon State
BEST JUNIOR-COLLEGE TEAM: Treasure Valley
BEST HIGH SCHOOL TEAM: Tualatin

PROSPECT ON THE RISE:
Jace Fry, lhp, Oregon State University
WILD CARD: Porter Clayton, lhp, University of Oregon

Best Out-of-State Prospect, Oregon Connection:
Conor Harber, of/rhp, JC of Western Nevada (attended high school in Astoria)
Top 2015 Prospect: Cole Irvin, lhp, University of Oregon
Top 2016 Prospect: Matt Krook, lhp, University of Oregon

HIGHEST DRAFT PICKS

Draft History:
Dave Roberts, 3b, University of Oregon (1972, Padres/1st round, 1st pick)
2009 Draft: Erik Stavert, rhp, University of Oregon (Rockies/7th round)
2010 Draft: Tyler Waldron, rhp, Oregon State University (Pirates/5th round)
2011 Draft: Tyler Anderson, lhp, University of Oregon (Rockies/1st round, 20th pick)
2012 Draft: Carson Kelly, 3b, Westview HS, Portland (Cardinals/2nd round)
2013 Draft: Keynan Middleton, rhp, Lane CC (Angels/3rd round)

2013 DRAFT OVERVIEW

College Players Drafted/Signed:
15/13
Junior College Players Drafted/Signed: 1/1
High School Players Drafted/Signed: 2/0

PROSPECTS IN THE TOP 500:

Michael Conforto, of, Oregon State University (13)
Jace Fry, lhp, Oregon State University (69)
Dylan Davis, of/rhp, Oregon State University (78)
Trace Loehr, ss, Rex Putnam HS, Milwaukie (84)
Jake Reed, rhp, University of Oregon (111)
Elliott Cary, of, Clackamas HS (160)
Ben Wetzler, lhp, Oregon State University (165)
Porter Clayton, lhp, University of Oregon (191)
Scott Heineman, 3b, University of Oregon (210)
Tommy Thorpe, lhp, University of Oregon (305)
Scott Schultz, rhp, Oregon State University (355)
Blake Drake, of, Concordia University (456)



Washington

Washington State-by-State List

STRENGTH:
College outfielders, high school pitching
WEAKNESS: Impact talent
OVERALL RATING (1-to-5 scale): 3

BEST COLLEGE TEAM:
Washington
BEST JUNIOR-COLLEGE TEAM: Tacoma
BEST HIGH SCHOOL TEAM: Puyallup

PROSPECT ON THE RISE:
Jeff Brigham, rhp, University of Washington
WILD CARD: Ben Roberts, of, Washington State University

Best Out-of-State Prospect, Washington Connection:
Michael Conforto, of, Oregon State University (attended high school in Redmond)
Top 2015 Prospect: Braden Bishop, of, University of Washington
Top 2016 Prospect: Layne Bruner, lhp, Washington State University

HIGHEST DRAFT PICKS

Draft History:
 Mike Lentz, lhp, Juanita HS, Kirkland (1975, Padres/1st round, 2nd pick)
2009 Draft: Kyrell Hudson, of, Evergreen HS, Vancouver (Phillies/3rd round)
2010 Draft: Josh Sale, of, Bishop Blanchet HS, Seattle (Rays/1st round, 17th pick)
2011 Draft: Jeff Ames, rhp, Lower Columbia JC (Rays/1st round, 42nd pick)
2012 Draft: Clint Coulter, c/1b, Union HS, Camas (Brewers/1st round, 27th pick)
2013 Draft: Reese McGuire, c, Kentwood HS, Covington (Pirates/1st round, 14th pick)

2013 DRAFT OVERVIEW

College Players Drafted/Signed:
11/8
Junior College Players Drafted/Signed: 4/3
High School Players Drafted/Signed: 12/3

PROSPECTS IN THE TOP 500:

Branden Kelliher, rhp, Lake Stevens HS (166)
Jeff Brigham, rhp, University of Washington (172)
Gage Burlund, rhp, East Valley HS, Otis Orchards (195)
Stuart Fairchild, of/c, Seattle Prep (231)
Andrew Summerville, lhp, Lakeside HS, East Seattle (235)
Nick Tanielu, 3b/ss, Washington State University (259)
Yale Rosen, of Washington State University (267)
Robert Pehl, of, University of Washington (346)
Drew Rasmussen, rhp, Mt. Spokane HS, Colbert (350)
Ben Roberts, of, Washington State University (376)
Michael Gretler, ss, Bonney Lake HS (389)

 



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