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Cavaliers in the MLB Draft

Virginia Players Drafted by MLB Teams

YearPlayerPositionRoundMLB Organization
1966Edward TurnbullLHP17thBaltimore Orioles
1970Steve MillerC3rd Boston Red Sox
1971Mike CubbageSS/2B2nd Washington Senators
1972Bill Hall2B6thSan Diego Padres
1976Anthony Zentgraf3B17thBaltimore Orioles
1978Columbus Duncan1B11thMilwaukee Brewers
 Steven NorwoodP13thMilwaukee Brewers
1979Paul VoigtRHP9thMinnesota Twins
1980Rickey HortonLHP4thSt. Louis Cardinals
1982David HopkinsRHP14thTexas Rangers
1983Tony LathamOF4thBoston Red Sox
 Glenn Harris1B21stSt. Louis Cardinals
 George Priftis2B26thSeattle Mariners
1985Tim BurchamRHP6thCalifornia Angels
1986Bill NarleskiSS18thBaltimore Orioles
 Bob MalloyRHP19thTexas Rangers
1988Tom Crowley2B38thPhiladelphia Phillies
1989Keith SeilerLHP18thNew York Yankees
 Chris KughnOF25thAtlanta Braves
1990Doug JohnsLHP16thOakland Athletics
 Keith SeilerLHP21stNew York Yankees
1991Todd FiegelLHP11thNew York Mets
 Todd RuyakLHP17thDetroit Tigers
1992Frank LankfordRHP18thSt. Louis Cardinals
 Todd RuyakLHP31stCincinnati Reds
 John CappelmannRHP45thSt. Louis Cardinals
 Kevin StockLHP48thSeattle Mariners
1993Seth GreisingerRHP7thCleveland Indians
 Frank LankfordRHP16thNew York Yankees
 Adam RobinsonSS30thChicago Cubs
 Deron DowhowerRHP34thMinnesota Twins
 Jason CookSS55thSeattle Mariners
1994Brian BuchananOF1stNew York Yankees
 Yates HallRHP4thSt. Louis Cardinals
 Pat DanekerRHP40thBoston Red Sox
 Reid BeuclerRHP65thDetroit Tigers
1995Casey Crawford1B16thAtlanta Braves
1996Seth GreisingerRHP1stDetroit Tigers
 Jason SekanyRHP2nd Boston Red Sox
 Adam RobinsonSS52nd Minnesota Twins
1997Greg WithelderLHP3rd Minnesota Twins
 Pat DanekerRHP5thChicago White Sox
 Adam RobinsonSS12thOakland Athletics
 Geoff ZawatskiRHP14thPhiladelphia Phillies
1998Javier LopezLHP4thArizona Diamondbacks
1999Julian GonzalezOF36thKansas City Royals
2000Jon MetzgerLHP13thKansas City Royals
 Tim LaVigneRHP/SS 32nd New York Mets
 Kevin ShroutRHP43rd Milwaukee Brewers
2001Jon Benick INF 9thSan Diego Padres
 Hunter WyantSS16thFlorida Marlins
2002Robert Word1B10thFlorida Marlins
 Dan Street INF20thColorado Rockies
 David StoneOF36thSan Francisco Giants
 Chris SweetOF37thSan Francisco Giants
2004Andrew DobiesLHP3rd Boston Red Sox
 Joe KoshanskyLHP/INF6thColorado Rockies
 Mark ReynoldsSS16thArizona Diamondbacks
 Jeff KamrathRHP36thCleveland Indians
2005Ryan Zimmerman3B1stWashington Nationals
 Matt AveryRHP9thChicago Cubs
 Jeff KamrathRHP11thTampa Bay Devil Rays
 Mike BallardLHP47thMinnesota Twins
2006Mike BallardLHP14thTexas Rangers
 Tom HaganUTL39thPittsburgh Pirates
2007Sean Doolittle1B/LHPS.1stOakland Athletics
 Brandon GuyerOF5thChicago Cubs
 Casey LambertLHP6thChicago Cubs
 Beau SeaburyC13thColorado Rockies
 Mike MitchellOF25thColorado Rockies
 Pat McAnaneyLHP38thPittsburgh Pirates
2008David Adams2B3rd New York Yankees
 Greg MiclatSS5thBaltimore Orioles
 Jacob ThompsonRHP5thAtlanta Braves
 Jeremy Farrell3B8thPittsburgh Pirates
 Pat McAnaneyLHP8thArizona Diamondbacks
 Michael SchwimerRHP14thPhiladelphia Phillies
2009Andrew CarrawayRHP12thSeattle Mariners
 Jeff LorickLHP20thAtlanta Braves
 Robert PoutierRHP29thSan Diego Padres
 Matt PackerLHP32nd Clevland Indians
 Tyler CannonSS41stPittsburgh Pirates
2010Jarrett ParkerOF2nd San Francisco Giants
 Phil Gosselin2B/OF5thAtlanta Braves
 Robert MoreyRHP5thFlorida Marlins
 Kevin AricoRHP10thCincinnati Reds
 Dan GrovattOF11thPittsburgh Pirates
 Tyler CannonSS12thCleveland Indians
 Tyler WilsonRHP35thCincinnati Reds
 Kenny SwabC/1B35thAtlanta Braves
 Neal DavisLHP36thPhiladelphia Phillies
2011Danny HultzenLHP1st Seattle Mariners
 John HicksC4th Seattle Mariners
 Will RobertsRHP5th Cleveland Indians
 Steven ProsciaINF7th Seattle Mariners
 Tyler WilsonRHP10thBaltimore Orioles
 Kenny SwabC21stKansas City Royals
 Cody WiniarskiRHP36thChicago White Sox
 John BarrOF39thCleveland Indians
2012Branden KlineRHP2nd Baltimore Orioles
 Chris TaylorSS5thSeattle Mariners
 Stephen BrunoINF7thChicago Cubs
 Shane HalleyRHP20thKansas City Royals
2013Kyle CrockettLHP4th Cleveland Indians
 Reed GragnaniINF21stBoston Red Sox
 Scott SilversteinLHP25thToronto Blue Jays
2014Nick HowardRHP1st Cincinnati Reds
 Derek FisherOF1st-CBHouston Astros
 Mike PapiOF1st-CBCleveland Indians
 Brandon DownesOF7thKansas City Royals
 Branden CogswellINF7thOakland Athletics
 Artie LewickiRHP8thDetroit Tigers
 Whit MayberryRHP21stDetroit Tigers
 Nate IrvingC34thArizona Diamondbacks
2015Nathan KirbyLHP1st-CB Milwaukee Brewers
 Josh SborzRHP2ndLos Angeles Dodgers
 Joe McCarthyOF5thTampa Bay Rays
 Brandon WaddellLHP5thPittsburgh Pirates
 John La PriseINF19thToronto Blue Jays
 Kenny TownsINF20thLos Angeles Angels
 Daniel PineroINF36thDetroit Tigers

Total: 121 draft selections (119 players)


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