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Cubs sign 32 selections from 2018 MLB Draft

The Chicago Cubs announced they have signed 32 selections from the 2018 First-Year Player Draft ahead of Friday's deadline, including each of their first 20 picks. 

Overall, the Cubs have signed the following five new selections from the 2018 Draft since the club's last announcement, bringing the final total to 32 signed players: infielder Andy Weber (fifth round), lefthander Josh Sawyer (16th round), righthander Jake Reindl (17th round), righthander Niels Stone (27th round) and outfielder Edmond Americaan (35th round).

The Chicago Cubs announced they have signed 32 selections from the 2018 First-Year Player Draft ahead of Friday's deadline, including each of their first 20 picks. 

Overall, the Cubs have signed the following five new selections from the 2018 Draft since the club's last announcement, bringing the final total to 32 signed players: infielder Andy Weber (fifth round), lefthander Josh Sawyer (16th round), righthander Jake Reindl (17th round), righthander Niels Stone (27th round) and outfielder Edmond Americaan (35th round).

Here is a look at Chicago's selections from the 2018 Draft, with the signed players in bold:

 

Rd. (Pick)    Player                              Pos.        School                                                                        Birthday            B         T          Ht.    Wt.

1 (24)           Nico Hoerner                 SS           Stanford University                                                5/13/97            R         R         6-1   200

2 (62)           Brennen Davis               OF           Basha High School (Ariz.)                                     11/2/99            R         R         6-4   175

2C (77)        Cole Roederer               OF           Hart High School (Calif.)                                        9/24/99            L          L          6-0   175

2C (78)        Paul Richan                    RHP        University of San Diego                                         3/26/97            R         R         6-2   200

3 (98)           Jimmy Herron                CF            Duke University (N.C.)                                           7/27/96            R         L          6-1   195

4 (128)        Ethan Roberts               RHP        Tennessee Tech University                                  7/4/97               R         R         5-11 170

5 (158)        Andy Weber                   2B           University of Virginia                                              7/24/97            L          R         6-1   190

6 (188)        Kohl Franklin                  RHP        Broken Arrow Senior High School (Okla.)        9/9/99               R         R         6-4   190

7 (218)        D.J. Artis                         CF            Liberty University (Va.)                                         3/20/97            L          L          5-9   165

8 (248)        Zach Mort                       RHP        George Mason University (Va.)                           5/22/97            R         R         6-1   205

9 (278)        Derek Casey                   RHP        University of Virginia                                              2/15/96            R         R         6-2   190

10 (308)      Luke Reynolds               3B           University of Southern Mississippi                     3/20/95            L          R         6-1   215

11 (338)      Riley Thompson            RHP        University of Louisville (Ky.)                                 7/9/96               L          R         6-3   205

12 (368)      Cameron Sanders         RHP        Louisiana State University                                   12/9/96            R         R         6-2   175

13 (398)      Ezequiel Pagan              CF            Pro Baseball High School & Academy (P.R.)    7/8/00               L          R         6-1   163

14 (428)      Riley McCauley              RHP        Michigan State University                                    12/5/96            R         R         6-1   205

15 (458)      Tyler Durna                    1B           UC San Diego                                                           11/13/96          L          L          6-0   205

16 (488)      Josh Sawyer                  LHP         University of Texas - Austin                                10/24/94          R         L          6-3   180

17 (518)      Jake Reindl                    RHP        University of Arkansas - Fayetteville                1/15/97            R         R         6-1   190

18 (548)      Jake Slaughter              SS           Louisiana State University                                   10/24/96          R         R         6-3   200

19 (578)        Layne Looney                  RHP         University of Richmond (Va.)                                   7/26/96               R          R          5-10   200

20 (608)      Chris Allen                      LHP         Marin Community College (Calif.)                       6/13/98            L          L          6-4   180

21 (638)      Carlos Vega                    RHP        Southeast Missouri State University                 12/28/95          R         R         6-2   220

22 (668)      Jamie Galazin                CF            St. John's University (N.Y.)                                   5/20/96            R         R         6-4   200

23 (698)        Hunter Taylor                   C              University of South Carolina                                    6/8/96                 R          R          5-11   226

24 (728)      Blake Whitney               RHP        University of South Carolina - Upstate             5/25/96            R         R         6-3   185

25 (758)      Dalton Hurd                    CF            Seattle University (Wash.)                                   12/17/95          R         R         5-9   180

26 (788)        Julian Boyd                      OF           St. John Bosco High School (Calif.)                         9/21/99               L          L          5-10   143

27 (818)      Niels Stone                     RHP        Indian River State College (Fla.)                         2/10/99            L          R         6-1   190

28 (848)        Mitchell Parker                 LHP         Manzano High School (N.M.)                                    9/27/99               L          L          6-3     195

29 (878)      Levi Jordan                     SS           University of Washington                                     9/24/95            R         R         5-8   170

30 (908)      Drew Wharton               OF           Clemson University (S.C.)                                     11/28/95          R         R         6-3   190

31 (938)      Clayton Daniel               2B           Jacksonville State University (Ala.)                   5/10/95            R         R         5-7   170

32 (968)      Jack Patterson              LHP         Bryant University (R.I.)                                         8/3/95               L          L          6-0   210

33 (998)        Tyler Ras                          RHP         Middletown North HS (N.J.)                                      11/9/99               S          R          6-4     200

34 (1028)    Miguel Pabon                 SS           Leadership Christian Academy (Pa.)                 8/30/00            R         R         6-0   165

35 (1058)    Edmond Americaan     OF           Chipola College (Fla.)                                             3/26/97            L          L          6-1   170

36 (1088)      Jacob Campbell               C              Craig High School (Wisc.)                                         5/21/00               R          R          6-0     200

37 (1118)      Henry Vilar                       SS            Westminster Christian School (Fla.)                         4/1/99                 L          R          5-11   170

38 (1148)      Chase Hanson                  OF           Edison High School (Calif.)                                       10/12/99             R          R          6-3     170

39 (1178)      Pierson Gibis                   C              Wauconda High School (Ill.)                                     8/21/99               L          R          6-0     175

40 (1208)      Itamar Steiner                  INF          Niles North High School (Ill.)                                   5/9/00                 L          L          5-10   160

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