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Padres Finalize 2017 First-Year Player Draft Signings

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced they have agreed to terms with 31 of the 41 players selected in the 2017 First-Year Player Draft, as well as six non-drafted free agents. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcement.

Including the non-drafted free agents, the Padres agreed to terms with four catchers, eight infielders, five outfielders, 12 right-handed pitchers and eight left-handed pitchers. The club agreed to terms with 27 college players and 10 out of high school.

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced they have agreed to terms with 31 of the 41 players selected in the 2017 First-Year Player Draft, as well as six non-drafted free agents. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcement.

Including the non-drafted free agents, the Padres agreed to terms with four catchers, eight infielders, five outfielders, 12 right-handed pitchers and eight left-handed pitchers. The club agreed to terms with 27 college players and 10 out of high school.

SAN DIEGO PADRES 2017 FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT SIGNINGS

RD.       PLAYER            POS.       HT        WT       B/T          SCHOOL                       HOMETOWN

1. MacKenzie Gore (3) LHP       6-2       185        L/L    Whiteville High School (NC)   Whiteville, NC

2. Luis Campusano-Bracero (39) C    6-0    215   R/R   Cross Creek High School (GA) Augusta, GA

CBB. Blake Hunt (69)       C          6-3        205       R/R Mater Dei High School (CA) Costa Mesa, CA

3. Mason House (78)       OF        6-3        200        L/L    Whitehouse High School (TX) Tyler, TX

4. Sam Keating                RHP     6-3        195        R/R    Caterbury High School (FL)    Fort Myers, FL

5. Jonny Homza              3B         6-1       190      R/R   South Anchorage High School (AK) Anchorage, AK

6. Aaron Leasher            LHP       6-3       195       L/L   Morehead State University (KY) Mount Pleasant, MI

7. Nick Margevicius        LHP        6-5       220      L/L   Rider University (NJ)     North Royalton, OH

8. Olivier Basabe            SS        5-11       190      R/R Faulkner University (AL)    Maracaibo, VZ         

9. Alex Cunningham       RHP     6-0        210       R/R   Coastal Carolina University (SC) Duncan, SC             

10. Dominic Taccolini      RHP     6-3        230       R/R   University of Arkansas (AR) Sugar Land, TX        

11. Chandler Newman RHP 6-2   175    R/R Chattahoochee Valley Community College (AL) Richmond Hill, GA

12. Thomas Cosgrove    LHP     6-2        190        L/L    Manhattan College (NY)    Staten Island, NY

13. Fred Schlichtholz      LHP     6-3        220        L/L    Fresno State University (CA) Coronado, CA

14. Vijay Miller               RHP    6-2      180        R/R    East Mississippi Community College (MS) Fulton, MS

15. Cole Bellinger          RHP    6-1       175      R/R     Hamilton High School (AZ)    Chandler, AZ

16. Joey Cantillo            LHP    6-4        235        L/L    Kailua High School (HI)       Kailua, HI

17. Jason Pineda           1B       6-1       220        R/R   James Monroe High School (NY)   Bronx, NY

19. Nicholas Feight     1B     5-11     200      R/R   University of North Carolina Wilmington (NC) Gainesville, VA

21. Greg Lambert          OF       6-1    195        R/R      Southern Illinois University (IL)   Athens, AL

23. Luis Roman              3B     6-0       220        L/R    Texas Wesleyan University (TX)    Ponce, PR

24. Harrison Simon      RHP    6-4       210        R/R    Loyola Marymount University (CA) Los Angeles, CA

25. Robbie Podorsky    OF     5-8        170        R/R    McNeese State University (LA) Prairieville, LA

28. Noel Vela               LHP      6-0      150        L/L     Veterans Memorial High School (TX) Mission, TX

29. Jalen Washington     C       6-1      195        R/R    Ohio State University (OH)    Twinsburg, OH

30. Chandler Seagle      C        6-0      185        R/R    Appalachian State University (NC)   New Bern, NC

31. Tyler Benson          OF       6-0       175        L/R     Bloomsburg University (PA) Montville, NJ

32. Matthew Batten      SS       6-0       170        R/R    Quinnipiac University (CT)   Shelton, CT

33. Caleb Boushley     RHP   6-3      180       R/R   University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (WI) Hortonville, WI

38. Jeremy Smith    RHP    6-1   195 R/R Southwestern Oklahoma State University (OK) Houston, TX             

39. Justin Paulsen   1B       6-0          215        L/R   Missouri State University (MO) Ballwin, MO

 

NON-DRAFTED FREE AGENT SIGNINGS

RD.      PLAYER                   POS.       HT        WT       B/T          SCHOOL                  HOMETOWN

N/A     Cole Rutherford        1B         6-4        230       R/R    Cornell University (NY) Simi Valley, CA

N/A     Daniel Sexton         LHP        6-0        194       R/L   Wright State University (OH) Pataskala, OH

N/A     Nick Kuzia              RHP       6-4        185        R/R University of Massachusetts (MA) Seymou, CT

N/A     Hunter Jarmon        OF        5-10       200        R/R Oregon State University (OR) Waco, TX

N/A     Spencer Kulman     RHP       6-1        195        R/R Wofford College (SC) Briarcliff Manor, NY 

       N/A     Tom Colletti             RHP       6-3        220        R/R      Ohio University (OH)      Wheaton, IL

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