Players signed indicated in Bold

Round Overall Team Player Position State Bonus
9 284 Los Angeles Dodgers Tyler Ogle C Okla. $100,000
Oklahoma has had nine catchers drafted in the first 10 rounds, most recently Jackson Williams (sandwich round, Giants, 2007) and J.T. Wise (fifth round, Dodgers, 2009), and the Sooners should have another one this year in Tyler Ogle. The 5-foot-11, 193-pounder stands out most for his offensive ability. He makes consistent hard contact and has solid power from the right side of the plate, and he controls the strike zone well. He's a decent defender with fringy arm strength.
11 360 Tampa Bay Rays Cameron Seitzer 1B Okla.
As a gifted line-drive hitter with gap power, Cameron Seitzer is reminiscent of his father Kevin, a two-time all-star who's now the Royals' batting coach. He has an advantage over his dad in that he bats lefthanded, but he's limited to first base, where his father played third. The 6-foot-4, 225-pounder dropped from 16 homers in 2010 to four entering the NCAA playoffs this spring, and his power makes it hard to profile him as a regular at first. Seitzer has enough arm strength for the hot corner, but he doesn't move well enough to play there every day.
14 443 San Diego Padres Burch Smith RHP Okla. $250,000
The Indians selected Smith in each of the last two drafts, taking him in the 49th round in 2009 and in the 20th round a year ago. He’ll go much higher this year after transferring from Howard (Texas) JC to Oklahoma, though he could have gone in the top three rounds in 2010 had he been more signable. Smith didn’t pitch much until he was a high school senior, then served as the No. 4 starter on Howard’s 2009 national championship team that went 65-1. Smith still isn’t the most polished pitcher, but he throws 90-93 mph and reaches 95 with ease. He may find more velocity once he adds strength to his 6-foot-3, 192-pound frame. He’s doing a better job of throwing strikes this year, though his control needs more work, as does the rest of his arsenal. He throws two breaking balls, with his slider ranking ahead of his curveball, and has exhibited some feel for his changeup. If Smith continues to develop, he could become a No. 3 starter with a quality fastball and solid control and secondary pitches.
14 447 San Francisco Giants Garrett Buechele 3B Okla.
Buechele originally signed with Kansas, but changed his mind after the Jayhawks wanted to convert him into a catcher. After transferring to Oklahoma and sitting out 2008 in accordance with NCAA transfer rules, he has been one of the Sooners' best hitters for the last three years. The 6-foot, 205-pounder makes consistent contact, uses the whole field and has average power from the right side of the plate. He's a cerebral hitter with a good approach, no surprise considering that his father Steve played 11 years in the big leagues. While Buechele has good hands and instincts at third base, his arm is just decent and his speed is well below-average. He doesn't profile well defensively at any position, which detracts from his bat and his bloodlines. The Rangers drafted him in the 18th round a year ago, when he was a redshirt sophomore.
25 781 Philadelphia Phillies Ryan Duke RHP Okla.
26 811 Philadelphia Phillies Michael Rocha RHP Okla.
28 850 Houston Astros Jordan John LHP Okla.
Another Tommy John survivor, lefthander Jordan John had his surgery just after his high school career ended in 2009. He redshirted at Oklahoma in 2010 and now, at age 21, he's a rare draft-eligible freshman. John has an ideal pitcher's build at 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds. His stuff is still on the way back, but he has found success throwing four pitches for strikes. A good athlete with a clean delivery, he gets good life on his 86-88 mph fastball and should add velocity as he matures.
33 1002 New York Mets Tyson Seng RHP Okla.
39 1174 Arizona Diamondbacks Chris Ellison OF Okla.
41 1233 Seattle Mariners Bobby Shore RHP Okla.
46 1407 San Francisco Giants Elliott Blair OF Okla.