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June 5, 2014 at 9:50 PM

2014 MLB Amateur Draft picks 15-27


The first round of the 2014 MLB Amateur Draft has concluded. Here is a rundown of the picks from second half of the first round. Seven pitchers were selected while eight college players were selected in the second half. The Red Sox first selection was infielder Michael Chavis out of Sprayberry Senior High School in Georgia.

There were two surprises in second half of this round in shortstop Cole Tucker by the Pittsburgh Pirates and third baseman Matt Chapman by the Oakland Athletics. With the first round complete, it is now time to move to the compensation round. The Red Sox will pick next at 33.

15. Los Angeles Angels - Sean Newcomb, LHP, University of Hartford
16. Arizona Diamondbacks - Touki Toussaint, RHP, Coral Springs Christian Academy (FL)
17. Kansas City Royals - Brandon Finnegan, LHP, Texas Christian University
18. Washington Nationals - Erick Fedde, RHP, UNLV
19. Cincinnati Reds - Nick Howard, RHP, University of Virginia
20. Tampa Bay Rays - Casey Gillaspie, 1B, Wichita State University
21. Cleveland Indians - Bradley Zimmer, OF, University of San Francisco
22. Los Angeles Dodgers - Grant Holmes, RHP, Conway HS (SC)
23. Detroit Tigers - Derek Hill, OF, Elk Grove HS (CA)
24. Pittsburgh Pirates - Cole Tucker, SS, Mountain Pointe HS (AZ)
25. Oakland Athletics - Matt Chapman, 3B, Cal State-Fullerton
26. Boston Red Sox - Michael Chavis, SS, Sprayberry Senior HS (GA)
27. St. Louis Cardinals - Luke Weaver, RHP, Florida State University

 
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