Callis: Padres agree with Day 1 and 2 picks

July 30th, 2022

Below is a list of every player drafted by the Padres.

Each club has until 5 p.m. ET/ 2 p.m. PT on Monday, Aug. 1, to come to terms with its Draft selections. If a player has exhausted his collegiate eligibility, he can sign at any time up until one week prior to the next year’s Draft.

Draft-and-follow picks -- high school and junior college players selected after the 10th round who attend a two-year college after the Draft -- can sign with their selecting teams for up to $250,000 up until a week prior to the following year’s Draft.

Total bonus pool: $10,094,200
MLB rank: 11

1 (15): Dylan Lesko, RHP, Buford HS (Ga.): $3,900,000 (Pick value: $4,085,000)
Per MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis, Lesko has agreed to a $3.9 million bonus, slightly below the slot's value. It's believed to be the highest bonus ever for a high school arm coming off Tommy John surgery. For good reason though -- Lesko's ceiling is huge, as he became the first junior ever to claim Gatorade national baseball player of the year honors in 2021, when he went 11-0 with a 0.35 ERA and 112 strikeouts in 60 innings.

CBA (39): Robby Snelling, LHP, McQueen HS (NV): $3,000,000 (Pick value: $2,004,500)
According to Callis, Snelling signed for $3 million, well above his slot's value. The Padres were creative in saving bonus pool money elsewhere to ensure they landed Snelling, whose curveball is one of the best in the entire Draft. He also boasts a fastball in the mid-90s and a linebacker mentality. In fact, Snelling, who played quarterback and linebacker in high school, likely could've pursued college football. He chose the opportunity to join the Padres instead.

2 (53): Adam Mazur, RHP, Iowa: $1,250,000 (Pick value: $1,440,600)
Callis notes that Mazur signed for $1.25 million, slightly below slot value (savings that helped the Padres in signing Snelling). Mazur opened eyes in the Cape Cod League last summer with a 1.55 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 29 innings. He then went on to become the 2022 Big Ten pitcher of the year.

3 (91): Henry Williams, RHP, Duke: $800,000 (Pick value: $680,400)
Another pitcher who boasts serious upside but recently underwent Tommy John surgery. When Williams returns, presumably for the 2023 season, he'll look to realize his big-time potential as a pitcher with three plus offerings.

4 (120): Lamar King Jr., C, Calvert Hall College HS (MD): $502,800 (Pick value: $502,800)

5 (150): Nathan Martorella, 1B, California: $325,000 (Pick value: $375,500)

6 (180): Jakob Marsee, OF, Central Michigan: $250,000 (Pick value: $286,500)

7 (210): Nick Vogt, OF, UC Santa Barbara: $200,000 (Pick value: $224,300)

8 (240): Griffin Doersching, 1B, Oklahoma State: $25,000 (Pick value: $180,900)

9 (270): Dylan Nedved, RHP, Iowa: $20,000 (Pick value: $161,500)
A college teammate of Mazur, the Padres' second-round pick, Nedved went 6-2 with a 3.47 ERA with three saves in 19 appearances, including six starts in his junior season at Iowa.

10 (300): Jackson Smeltz, LHP, Purdue: $25,000 (Pick value: $152,200)

11 (330): Isaiah Lowe, RHP, Combine Academy (NC): $400,000

12 (360): Austin Krob, LHP, TCU: $125,000

13 (390): Graham Pauley, 3B, Duke: $125,000

14 (420): Tyler Robertson, OF, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Has not agreed to terms

15 (450): Thomas Balboni Jr., RHP, Northeastern
Has not agreed to terms

16 (480): Henry Martinez, RHP, Miami Christian School (Fla.)
Has not agreed to terms

17 (510): Hugh Pinkney, C, Silverthorn Collegiate Inst (ON)
Has not agreed to terms

18 (540): Romeo Sanabria, C, Indian River State Col
Has not agreed to terms

19 (570): Spence Coffman, SS, Tishomingo Co HS (MS)
Has not agreed to terms

20 (600): Andrew Vail, LHP, Rowan University: $150,000

How bonus pools and pick values work

Each choice in the first 10 rounds comes with an assigned value, with the total for a club's selections equaling what it can spend in those rounds without incurring a penalty. If a player taken in the top 10 rounds doesn't sign, his pick's value gets subtracted from his team's pool. Clubs near the top of the Draft often spend less than the assigned value for those choices and use the savings to offer more money to later selections.

Teams that exceed their bonus pool face a penalty. Clubs that outspend their allotment by 0-5 percent pay a 75 percent tax on the overage. At higher thresholds, clubs lose future picks: a first-rounder and a 75 percent tax for surpassing their pool by more than 5 and up to 10 percent; a first- and a second-rounder and a 100 percent tax for more than 10 and up to 15 percent; and two first-rounders and a 100 percent tax for more than 15 percent.

Bonus pools by club:
Orioles: $16,933,000
D-backs: $15,120,200
Mets: $13,963,000
Pirates: $13,741,300
Rockies: $13,667,800
Nationals: $11,013,900
Reds: $10,799,700
Marlins: $10,491,700
Braves: $10,229,600
Cubs: $10,098,100
Padres: $10,094,200
Twins: $10,041,500
Guardians: $9,986,200
Rangers: $9,646,000
Royals: $9,471,200
Blue Jays: $8,372,100
Athletics: $8,320,200
Red Sox: $8,082,600
Tigers: $8,029,300
Rays: $7,799,200
Mariners: $7,258,200
Brewers: $7,074,700
Angels: $7,028,100
Cardinals: $6,845,900
Astros: $6,840,600
Yankees: $6,428,600
Phillies: $6,310,400
White Sox: $6,292,500
Giants: $5,796,400
Dodgers: $4,223,800