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Draft | State Preview | 6/15/2021

State Snapshots: Pacific

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Photo: Marcelo Mayer (Perfect Game)

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


Alaska

Best High School Team: South Anchorage

Highest Draft Picks

Draft History: Brian Montalbo, RHP, Dimond HS, Anchorage (2000, Braves/4th round)
2016 Draft: None selected
2017 Draft: Jonny Homza, 3B, South Anchorage HS (Padres/5th round)
2018 Draft: None selected
2019 Draft: None Selected
2020 Draft: None Selected

2020 Draft Overview

College Players Drafted/Signed: 0/0
Junior College Players Drafted/Signed: 0/0
High School Players Drafted/Signed: 0/0

Prospects in the Top 400: 

N/A


California

Best College Team: Stanford
Best Junior College Team: Ohlone (NorCal), Orange Coast (SoCal)
Best High School Team: JSerra Catholic

Prospect on the Rise: Maxwell Muncy, SS, Thousand Oaks HS
Wild Card: Thatcher Hurd, RHP, Mira Costa HS

Best Out-of-State Prospect, California Connection: Robert Gasser, LHP, Houston
Top 2022 Prospect: Brooks Lee, SS, Cal Poly
Top 2023 Draft Prospect: Drew Bowser, SS, Stanford

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 (Nationals, 2009); Gerrit Cole, RHP, UCLA (Pirates, 2011); Mark Appel, RHP, Stanford (Astros, 2013); Brady Aiken, LHP, Cathedral Catholic HS, San Diego (Astros, 2014); Mickey Moniak, OF, LaCosta Canyon HS, Encinitas (Phillies, 2016); Royce Lewis, SS, JSerra HS, Aliso Viejo (Twins, 2017).
2016 Draft: Mickey Moniak, OF, LaCosta Canyon HS, Encinitas (Phillies/1st round, 1st pick)
2017 Draft: Royce Lewis, SS, JSerra HS, Aliso Viejo (Twins/1st round, 1st pick)
2018 Draft: Cole Winn, RHP, Orange Lutheran HS (Rangers/1st round, 15th pick)
2019 Draft: Andrew Vaughn, 1B, California (White Sox/1st Round, 3rd pick)
2020 Draft: Nick Yorke, 2B, Archbishop Mitty HS (Red Sox/1st Round, 17th pick)

2020 Draft Overview: 
College Players Drafted/Signed: 9/9
Junior College Players Drafted/Signed: 0/0
High School Players Drafted/Signed: 9/9

Prospects in the Top 400:
Marcelo Mayer, SS, Eastlake HS • Matt McLain, SS, UCLA
Thatcher Hurd, RHP, Mira Costa HS
Cody Schrier, SS, JSerra Catholic HS • Caiden Huber, SS, Yucaipa HS
Maxwell Muncy, SS, Thousand Oaks HS Noah Cardenas, C, UCLA Troy Melton, RHP, San Diego State
Tyree Reed, OF, American Canyon HS Ricky Tiedemann, LHP, Long Beach City College Rodney Boone, LHP, UC Santa Barbara Michael McGreevy, RHP, UC Santa Barbara
Gage Jump, LHP, JSerra Catholic HS
Davis Diaz, SS, Acalanes HS JT Schwartz, INF, UCLA
Carson Williams, SS, Torrey Pines HS
Luke Jewett, RHP, JSerra Catholic HS Nick Nastrini, RHP, UCLA Tanner Bibee, RHP, Cal State Fullerton Sean Mullen, RHP, UCLA Nick McLain, OF, Arnold O. Beckman HS Jesse Bergin, RHP, UCLA Kevin Kendall, UTL, UCLA Trenton Denholm, RHP, UC Irvine
Eric Silva, RHP, JSerra Catholic HS
Matthew Polk, SS, Orange Lutheran HS • Blake Burke, 1B, De La Salle HS Eddie Saldivar, INF, San Joaquin Memorial HS
Roc Riggio, 2B, Thousand Oaks HS Grant Holman, UTL, California Zach Pettway, RHP, UCLA Kaden Moeller, 1B/LHP, Damien HS Shane McGuire, C, San Diego
Charlie Saum, C, Thousand Oaks HS Sean Sullivan, RHP, California Brendan Beck, RHP, Stanford Marcos Castanon, INF, UC Santa Barbara
Max McGwire, 1B, Capistrano Valley Christian HS • Ben Ramirez, SS, USC Ian Villers, RHP, California Bryan Woo, RHP, Cal Poly Tyresse Turner, SS, USC Matthew Ager, RHP, Foothill HS Rodney Green, OF, El Cerrito HS


Hawai’i

Best College Team: Hawai’i
Best High School Team: Punahou

Best Out-of-State Prospect, Hawai’i Connection: Wyatt Young, SS, Pepperdine

Highest Draft Picks

Draft History: Mike Campbell, RHP, University of Hawaii (1985, Mariners/1st round, 7th pick)
2014 Draft: Kodi Medeiros, LHP, Waiakea HS, Hilo (Brewers/1st round, 12th pick)
2015 Draft: Ian Kahaloa, RHP, Campbell HS, Ewa Beach (Reds/5th round)
2016 Draft: Brandon Bonilla, LHP, Hawai'i Pacific (Orioles/14th round)
2017 Draft: Joseph Jarnski, RHP, Hilo HS (Rangers/12th round)
2018 Draft: Micah Bello, OF, Hilo HS (Brewers/2nd round)
2019 Draft: Shane Sasaki, OF, Iolani HS (Rays/3rd Round)
2020 Draft: Jeremy Wu-Yelland, LHP, Hawaii (Red Sox/4th Round)

2020 Draft Overview: 
College Players Drafted/Signed: 1/1
Junior College Players Drafted/Signed: 0/0
High School Players Drafted/Signed: 1/1

Prospects in the Top 400: 

N/A

Oregon

Best College Team: Oregon
Best Junior College Team: Linn-Benton
Best High School Team: Grant

Prospect on the Rise: Aaron Zavala, OF, Oregon
Wild Card: Kevin Abel, RHP, Oregon State

Best Out-of-State, Oregon Connection: Zane Mills, RHP, Washington State
Top 2022 Prospect: Cooper Hjerpe, LHP, Oregon State
Top 2023 Prospect: Robby Ashford, OF, Oregon

Highest Draft Picks

Draft History: Dave Roberts, 3B, Oregon (1972, Padres/1st round, 1st pick), Adley Rutschman, C, Oregon State (2020, Orioles/1st round, 1st pick)
2016 Draft: Logan Ice, C, Oregon State (Indians/2nd round)
2017 Draft: David Peterson, LHP, Oregon (Mets/1st round, 20th pick)
2018 Draft: Nick Madrigal, SS, Oregon State (White Sox/1st round, 4th pick)
2019 Draft: Adley Rutschman, C, Oregon State (Orioles/1st round, 1st pick)
2020 Draft: Mick Abel, RHP, Jesuit HS (Phillies/1st round, 15th pick)

2020 Draft Overview: 
College Players Drafted/Signed: 1/1
Junior College Players Drafted/Signed: 0/0
High School Players Drafted/Signed: 2/2

Prospects in the Top 400:
Mason Guerra
, SS, Westview HS
Kevin Abel, RHP, Oregon State
Will Frisch, RHP, Oregon State
Jacob Pfennigs, RHP, Oregon State
Cullen Kafka, RHP, Oregon
Chase Watkins, LHP, Oregon State
Aaron Zavala, OF, Oregon

Washington

Best College Team: Washington State
Best Junior College Team: Lower Columbia
Best High School Team: Puyallup

Prospect on the Rise: Zane Mills, LHP, Washington State
Wild Card: Malakhi Knight, OF, Marysville-Getchell

Best Out-of-State, Washington Connection: Carter Young, SS, Vanderbilt
Top 2022 Prospect: Ian Ritchie Jr, RHP, Bainbridge
Top 2023 Prospect: Carson Ohland, C, Tahoma Senior

Highest Draft Picks

Draft History: Mike Lentz, LHP, Juanita HS, Kirkland (1975, Padres/1st round, 2nd pick)
2016 Draft: Brandon Bailey, RHP, Gonzaga (Athletics/6th round)
2017 Draft: Wyatt Mills, RHP, Gonzaga (Mariners/3rd round)
2018 Draft: Jayson Schroeder, RHP, Juanita HS (Astros/2nd round)
2019 Draft: Corbin Carroll, OF, Lakeside HS (Diamondbacks/1st round, 16th pick)
2020 Draft: Stevie Emanuels, RHP, Washington (Athletics/5th round)

Prospects in the Top 400: 
Malakhi Knight, OF, Archbishop Murphy HS Max Debiec, RHP, O-Dea HS Tyson Guerrero, LHP, Washington Brandon White, RHP, Washington State Zane Mills, RHP, Washington State Caden Vire, LHP, Skyview HS

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