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Angels conclude the 2018 First-Year Player Draft

The Angels finished the three-day draft after selecting 40 players, including 25 from college and 14 from high schools. They drafted 29 pitchers, 10 position players and one two-way player. The Halos selected 22 players from the southern region of the nation, including six from the Carolinas. Four draftees have Southern California ties. 

The Angels selected RHS Connor Van Scoyoc, from Jefferson High School in Iowa, with their 11th round pick. His father, Aaron, was a 21st round pick by the Yankees, while his brother was a 19th round pick by the Toronto Blue Jays. In addition, his uncle, Mike Boddicker, played 14 seasons in the big leagues. 

The Angels finished the three-day draft after selecting 40 players, including 25 from college and 14 from high schools. They drafted 29 pitchers, 10 position players and one two-way player. The Halos selected 22 players from the southern region of the nation, including six from the Carolinas. Four draftees have Southern California ties. 

The Angels selected RHS Connor Van Scoyoc, from Jefferson High School in Iowa, with their 11th round pick. His father, Aaron, was a 21st round pick by the Yankees, while his brother was a 19th round pick by the Toronto Blue Jays. In addition, his uncle, Mike Boddicker, played 14 seasons in the big leagues. 

With their 13th round selection, the Angels drafted RHS Cooper Criswell from UNC Chapel Hill. Criswell's father, Tim, was drafted by the San Francisco Giants with the No. 21 pick of the 1983 MLB Draft.

The Halos' selected RHS Chase Chaney, from Mountain View HS, with their 16th round pick. His grandfather Darrel Chaney, played 11 years in the Majors and was a 1975 World Series Champion with Cincinnati, while his father, Keith Chaney, played with the Braves minor league system. 

RHS Luis Alvarado was drafted by the Angels in the 17th round and is the second selection from Angels alum and World Series Champion, Darin Erstad's Nebraska Cornhuskers, also Tanner Lubach (2015). 

The Angels drafted RHS Max Alba, from Franklin, Wisc., with their 39th round pick. This is the first high school player selection from Wisconsin since Jack Taschner in the 1996 MLB Draft.

View the Angels selections from the 2018 First-Year Player Draft

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