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Draft  | Story  | 7/17/2022

MLB Draft: Rounds 1-2 Picks, Analysis

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1. Baltimore Orioles | Jackson Holliday, SS, Stillwater HS (Okla.)







2. Arizona Diamondbacks | Andruw Jones, OF, Wesleyan HS (Ga.)






3. Texas Rangers | Kumar Rocker, RHP, Tri-City Valley Cats






4. Pittsburgh Pirates | Termarr Johnson, SS, Mays HS (Ga.)






5. Washington Nationals | Elijah Green, OF, IMG Academy (Fla.)






6. Miami Marlins | Jacob Berry, 3B, LSU






7. Chicago Cubs |  Cade Horton, RHP, Oklahoma






8. Minnesota Twins | Brooks Lee, SS, Cal Poly







9.  Kansas City Royals | Gavin Cross, OF, Virginia Tech






10. Colorado Rockies | Gabriel Hughes, RHP, Gonzaga






11. New York Mets | Kevin Parada, C, Georgia Tech







12. Detroit Tigers | Jace Jung, 2B, Texas Tech






13. Los Angeles Angels | Zach Neto, SS, Campbell






14. New York Mets | Jett Williams, SS, Rockwall-Heath HS (Texas)






15. San Diego Padres | Dylan Lesko, RHP, Buford HS (Ga.)






16. Cleveland Guardians |  Chase DeLauter, OF, James Madison






17. Philadelphia Phillies | Justin Crawford, OF, Bishop Gorman HS (Nev.)





18. Cincinnati Reds | Cam Collier, 3B, Chipola JC






19. Oakland Athletics | Daniel Susac, C, Arizona






20. Atlanta Braves |  Owen Murphy, RHP, Riverside Brookfield HS (Ill.)






21. Seattle Mariners | Cole Young, SS, North Allegheny HS (Pa.)






22. St. Louis Cardinals |  Cooper Hjerpe, LHP, Oregon State






23. Toronto Blue Jays | Brandon Barriera, LHP, American Heritage HS (Fla.)






24. Boston Red Sox | Mikey Romero, SS, Orange Lutheran HS (Calif.)






25. New York Yankees | Spencer Jones, OF, Vanderbilt






26. Chicago White Sox | Noah Schultz, LHP, Oswego East HS (Ill.)






27. Milwaukee Brewers |  Eric Brown, SS, Coastal Carolina






28. Houston Astros | Drew Gilbert, OF, Tennessee






29. Tampa Bay Rays | Xavier Isaac, 1B, East Forsyth HS (N.C.)





30. San Francisco Giants | Reggie Crawford, Two-Way, UConn




Compensation Picks


31. Colorado Rockies |  Sterlin Thompson, OF/2B, Florida 






32. Cincinnati Reds |  Sal Stewart, 3B, Westminster Christian HS (Fla.)






Competitive Balance Round A


33. Baltimore Orioles |  Dylan Beavers, OF, Cal






34. Arizona Diamondbacks |  Landon Sims, RHP, Mississippi State






35. Atlanta Braves |  Ian Ritchie Jr, RHP, Bainbridge HS (Wash.)






36. Pittsburgh Pirates |  Thomas Harrington, RHP, Campbell






37. Cleveland Guardians |  Justin Campbell, RHP, Oklahoma State






38. Colorado Rockies |  Jordan Beck, OF, Tennessee 







39. San Diego Padres |  Robby Snelling, LHP, McQueen HS (Nev.)






Round 2

40. Los Angeles Dodgers: Dalton Rushing, C, Louisville

41. Boston Red Sox: Cutter Coffey, SS, Liberty HS (Calif.)

42. Baltimore Orioles: Max Wagner, 3B, Clemson

43. Arizona Diamondbacks: Ivan Melendez, 1B, Texas

44. Pittsburgh Pirates: Hunter Barco, LHP, Florida

45. Washington Nationals: Jake Bennett, LHP, Oklahoma

46. Miami Marlins: Jacob Miller, RHP, Liberty Union HS (Ohio)

47. Chicago Cubs: Jackson Ferris, LHP, IMG Academy (Fla.)

48. Minnesota Twins: Connor Prielipp, LHP, Alabama

49. Kansas City Royals: Cayden Wallace, 3B, Arkansas

50. Colorado Rockies: Jackson Cox, RHP, Toutle Lake HS (Wash.)

51. Detroit Tigers: Peyton Graham, SS, Oklahoma

52. New York Mets: Blade Tidwell, RHP, Tennessee

53. San Diego Padres: Adam Mazur, RHP, Iowa

54. Cleveland Guardians: Parker Messick, LHP, Florida State

55. Cincinnati Reds: Logan Tanner, C, Mississippi State

56. Oakland Athletics: Henry Bolte, OF, Palo Alto HS (Calif.)

57. Atlanta Braves: Cole Phillips, RHP, Boerne HS (Texas)

58. Seattle Mariners: Tyler Locklear, 3B, VCU

59. St. Louis Cardinals: Brycen Mautz, LHP, San Diego

60. Toronto Blue Jays: Josh Kasevich, SS, Oregon

61. New York Yankees: Drew Thorpe, RHP, Cal Poly

62. Chicago White Sox: Peyton Pallette, RHP, Arkansas

63. Milwaukee Brewers: Jacob Misiorowski, RHP, Crowder College

64. Houston Astros: Jacob Melton, OF, Oregon State

65. Tampa Bay Rays: Brock Jones, OF, Stanford

66. San Francisco Giants: Carson Whisenhunt, LHP, East Carolina

Competitive Balance Round B

67. Baltimore Orioles: Jud Fabian, OF, Florida

68. Minnesota Twins: Tanner Schobel, SS, Virginia Tech

69. Oakland Athletics: Clark Elliott, OF, Michigan

70. Tampa Bay Rays: Chandler Simpson, SS, Georgia Tech

71. Tampa Bay Rays: Ryan Cermak, SS, Illinois State

72. Milwaukee Brewers: Robert Moore, SS, Arkansas

73. Cincinnati Reds: Justin Boyd, OF, Oregon State

74. Seattle Mariners: Walter Ford, RHP, Pace HS (Fla.)

Compensation Picks

75. New York Mets: Nicholas Morabito, OF, Gonzaga College HS (Va.)

76. Atlanta Braves: Blake Burkhalter, RHP, Auburn

77. Toronto Blue Jays: Tucker Toman, 3B, Hammond HS (S.C.)

78. Toronto Blue Jays: Cade Doughty, 2B, LSU

79. Boston Red Sox: Roman Anthony, OF, Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS (Fla.)

80. Houston Astros: Andrew Taylor, RHP, Central Michigan