June 14, 2012


MLB Draft takes 566 players from 198 Division I schools


2012 MLB Draft by School   A-F   G-M   N-S   T-Z


Junior catcher Mike Zunino (right) of Florida was the third-overall pick of the 2012 MLB Draft. Five of the first nine selections were Division I players. There were 25 total Division I players taken in the first round. Florida, Stanford and Texas A&M each had two players selected, with the Aggies having both taken in the first 20 picks.


There were a total of 566 player drafted from 198 Division I programs. Arizona State led the way with 10, while Florida, Kentucky and Texas Tech had nine each. Arkansas, Rice and Texas A&M had eight players drafted.


Schools with seven include California, Clemson, Purdue, Samford, Stanford, Stetson, Stony Brook and UCLA.


Those with six include Baylor, Dallas Baptist, East Carolina, Florida State, Fresno State, Kent State, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, TCU, UCF, Vanderbilt and Wake Forest.


Schools with five include Arizona, Central Michigan, Georgia Tech, LSU, Miami (Fla.), Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, St. John's, Texas State, UC Santa Barbara and Washington State.


Division I Player Drafted in Round 1


Rd. Pick Team Player School Pos.
1 3 Seattle Mike Zunino Florida C
1 4 Baltimore Kevin Gausman LSU RHP
1 5 Kansas City Kyle Zimmer San Francisco RHP
1 8 Pittsburgh Mark Appel Stanford RHP
1 9 Miami Andrew Heaney Oklahoma State LHP
1 15 Cleveland Tyler Naquin Texas A&M OF
1 19 St. Louis Michael Wacha Texas A&M RHP
1 20 San Francisco Chris Stratton Mississippi State RHP
1 22 Toronto Marcus Stroman Duke RHP
1 23 St. Louis James Ramsey Florida State OF
1 24 Boston Deven Marrero Arizona State SS
1 25 Tampa Bay Richie Shaffer Clemson 3B
1 28 Milwaukee Victor Roache Georgia Southern OF
1 31 Boston Brian Johnson Florida LHP
1 35 NY Mets Kevin Plawecki Purdue C
1 36 St. Louis Stephen Piscotty Stanford 3B
1 37 Boston Pat Light Monmouth RHP
1 38 Milwaukee Mitch Haniger Cal Poly OF
1 42 Minnesota Luke Bard Georgia Tech RHP
1 43 Chicago Cubs Pierce Johnson Missouri State RHP
1 44 San Diego Travis Jankowski Stony Brook OF
1 45 Pittsburgh Barrett Barnes Texas Tech OF
1 46 Colorado Eddie Butler Radford RHP
1 52 St. Louis Patrick Wisdom Saint Mary's 3B
1 57 Cincinnati Jeff Gelalich UCLA OF