Players signed indicated in Bold

Round Overall Team Player Position State Bonus
37 1117 Los Angeles Dodgers Joel Effertz RHP Wis.
Scouts realized that righthander Joel Effertz was a work in progress, but they still hoped to see more out of him. He's an athletic 6-foot-3, 225 pounder who was an all-state kicker and star tight end in football and an honorable mention all-state forward in basketball. His fastball touched 93 mph and had heavy sink when he pitched with the Midwest Blazers scout team last summer, but his conditioning and velocity have been disappointing this spring. His arm action also worries scouts. He hasn't performed well enough to earn a bonus that would divert him from attending Arizona.