2015 First-Rounders So Far

Baseball America takes a look at the 2015 first-rounders and how they’ve done as professionals (Statistics through July 5).

Pick Name, Pos. HS/COL ML Org Class Stats
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1. Dansby Swanson, ss Vanderbilt Diamondbacks Unsigned Could land with short-season Hillsboro
2. Alex Bregman, ss Louisiana State Astros LoA .283/.327/.391 Homered in third pro game
3. Brendan Rodgers, ss Lake Mary (Fla.) HS Rockies R .286/.333/.571 A double and homer in 14 ABs
4. Dillon Tate, rhp UC Santa Barbara Rangers SS 0-0, 0.00 1 IP, 3 BB, 1 SO
5. Kyle Tucker, of Plant HS, Tampa Astros R .149/.216/.277 7-for-47, 9 SO
6. Tyler Jay, lhp Illinois Twins HiA 0-0, 4.91 4 SO in 3.2 IP
7. Andrew Benintendi, of Arkansas Red Sox SS .385/.467/.615 Hit 1st pro HR on July 4
8. Carson Fulmer, rhp Vanderbilt White Sox Yet to pitch
9. Ian Happ, of Cincinnati Cubs SS .241/.417/.500 4 HRs in 54 ABs
10. Cornelius Randolph, ss Griffin (Ga.) HS Phillies R .303/.410/.545 Five extra-base hits
11. Tyler Stephenson, c Kennesaw (Ga.) Mountain HS Reds R .265/.368/.367 7 BB, 9 SO
12. Josh Naylor, 1b St. Joan of Arc Catholic SS, Mississauga, Ontario Marlins R .333/.333/.333 2-for-6 in three games
13. Garrett Whitley, of Niskayuna (N.Y.) HS Rays Yet to play
14. Kolby Allard, lhp San Clemente (Calif.) HS Braves Unsigned
15. Trent Clark, of Richland HS, North Richland Hills, Texas Brewers R .300/.462/.300 3-for-10
16. James Kaprielian, rhp UCLA Yankees Unsigned
17. Brady Aiken, lhp IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla. Indians Recovering from TJ
18. Phil Bickford, rhp JC of Southern Nevada Giants Yet to pitch
19. Kevin Newman, ss Arizona Pirates SS .205/.279/.256 8-for-39, 2 doubles
20. Richie Martin, ss Florida Athletics SS .526/.571/.842
21. Ashe Russell, rhp Cathedral Catholic HS, Indianapolis Royals R  0-0, 1.80 Two starts, 5 IP
22. Beau Burrows, rhp Weatherford (Texas) HS Tigers R  0-0, 3.86 6 SO in 4.2 IP
23. Nick Plummer, of Brother Rice HS, Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Cardinals R .161/.350/.226 14 SO in 31 ABs
24. Walker Buehler, rhp Vanderbilt Dodgers Unsigned
25. D.J. Stewart, of Florida State Orioles SS .143/.333/.214 2-for-14, 1 SO
26. Taylor Ward, c Fresno State Angels R .396/.517/.583 2 HR, 12 BB in 48 ABs
27. Mike Nikorak, rhp Stroudsburg (Pa.) HS Rockies Yet to pitch
28. Mike Soroka, rhp Bishop Carroll HS, Calgary, Alberta Braves Yet to pitch
29. Jon Harris, rhp Missouri State Blue Jays SS 0-1, 1.59 5 SO in 5.2 IP
30. Kyle Holder, ss San Diego Yankees SS .220/.286/.240 11-for-50, 2 SB
31. Chris Shaw, 1b Boston College Giants SS .250/.357/.375 6-for-24, 1 HR
32. Ke’Bryan Hayes, 3b Concordia Luthern HS, Tomball, Texas Pirates R .455/.571/.591 10-for-22
33. Nolan Watson, rhp Lawrence North HS, Indianapolis Royals R 0-0, 0.00 3 SO in 2.2 IP
34. Christin Stewart, of Tennessee Tigers SS .292/.393/.542 Two HR
35. Kyle Funkhouser, rhp Louisville Dodgers Unsigned
36. Ryan Mountcastle, ss Hagerty HS, Oviedo, Fla. Orioles R .258/.303/.290 8-for-31

 

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