2016 First-Rounders So Far

How the first-round picks have performed as pros

With the regular season over for most 2016 picks, we take a look at how the first-rounders performed in their pro debuts

Pick Team Class Player Pos Stats Skinny
1 Phillies R Mickey Moniak OF .284/.340/.409 16 XBH and nine steals in GCL
2 Reds LoA Nick Senzel 3B .305/.398/.514 Draft’s most polished bat excelled at LoA
3 Braves R Ian Anderson RHP 1-2 2.04 Went 6 IP in final start
4 Rockies R Riley Pint RHP 1-5 4.59 Final start was five- inning gem
5 Brewers LoA Corey Ray OF .239/.307/.370 Demoted to MWL
6 Athletics SS A.J. Puk LHP 0-4 3.03 Averaged 11 SO/9
7 Marlins NA Braxton Garrett LHP Signed late Expected to pitch in instructs
8 Padres LoA Cal Quantrill RHP 0-5 5.11 Hit hard in MWL
9 Tigers R Matt Manning RHP 0-2, 3.99 46/7 SO/BB 
10 White Sox HiA Zack Collins C .244/.396/.435 33 BB, 39 SO
11 Mariners SS Kyle Lewis OF .302/.388/.534 Knee injury ended great pro debut
12 Red Sox SS Jason Groome LHP 0-0 2.70 Struck out 10 in 6 IP
13 Rays R Josh Lowe 3B .249/.374/.405 37 BB, 59 SO
14 Indians R Will Benson OF .215/.326/.430 Slugged .473 in August, 10 SB
15 Twins R Alex Kirilloff OF .306/.341/.454 .232/.309/.364 in August
16 Angels LoA Matt Thaiss C .292/.361/.462 Plate discipline, power a question mark
17 Astros R Forrest Whitley RHP 1-2, 4.82 26/6 SO/BB
18 Yankees R Blake Rutherford OF .351/.415/.570 Didn’t play after Aug. 24 (hamstring)
19 Mets SS Justin Dunn RHP 1-1, 1.50 35/10 SO/BB
20 Dodgers R Gavin Lux SS ..286/.368/.385 16 XBH
21 Blue Jays LoA T.J. Zeuch RHP 0-0, 4.50 38 SO/7 BB at three levels
22 Pirates SS Will Craig 3B .280/.412/.362 2nd in NYP in OBP, BB
23 Cardinals R Delvin Perez SS .294/.352/.393 12 SB, out since Aug. 29 with knee issue
24 Padres SS Hudson Potts SS .280/.338/.366 16 XBH, 10 SB
25 Padres LoA Eric Lauer LHP 1-1, 2.03 37/9 SO/BB in three levels
26 White Sox AAA Zack Burdi RHP 1-0, 3.46 51 SO in 39 IP
27 Orioles SS Cody Sedlock RHP 0-1, 3.00 25 SO in 27 IP
28 Nationals R Carter Kieboom SS .244/.323/.452 16 XBH
29 Nationals SS Dane Dunning RHP 3-2, 2.02 1.8 BB in 35.2 IP
30 Rangers NA Cole Ragans LHP 0-0, 4.70 Last pitched Aug. 28
31 Mets NA Anthony Kay LHP Signed late Post-draft physical raised elbow concern
32 Dodgers HiA Will Smith C .246/.355/.329 Has also played 2B, 3B
33 Cardinals R Dylan Carlson OF .251/.313/.404 19 XBH
34 Cardinals HiA Dakota Hudson RHP 2-1, 0.68 19 SO in 13.1 IP

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