Players signed indicated in Bold

Round Overall Team Player Position State Bonus
24 739 St. Louis Cardinals Pat Biserta OF N.J.
Biserta hit .369 with 18 homers this spring, but scouts question whether Biserta's power will translate to wood bats, and he lacks athleticism.
32 967 Cincinnati Reds Jaren Matthews 1B N.J.
Matthews hit .298/.385/.495 with seven homers and 35 RBIs this spring. Matthews was drafted in the 17th round by the Red Sox out of Don Bosco Prep in 2007 after flashing above-average raw power in workouts, and he agreed to a $250,000 bonus one day before the signing deadline, only to change his mind and attend Rutgers. He won't come close to that kind of money this year, because he has regressed during his college career, prompting some scouts to question whether he's receptive to instruction. His swing is a mess, and he has a hard time getting his upper and lower halves to work together, but there are still days he flashes the plus raw power that made him a prospect--like April 24 against Connecticut, when he hit two homers against flame-thrower Matt Barnes.
41 1253 Boston Red Sox Jayson Hernandez C N.J.