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Padres conclude 2013 Draft by selecting 30 players on third day

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today selected 30 players on the third and final day of Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft. Vice President/Assistant General Manager of Player Personnel Chad MacDonald made the announcement.

"I'm proud of the job that Scouting Director Billy Gasparino and his area scouts and cross-checkers did," said MacDonald. "This is a draft class that we can be proud of for many years to come."

>During the three-day First Year Player Draft, the Padres drafted 4 catchers, 10 infielders (2 1B, 1 2B, 7 SS), and 5 outfielders. San Diego selected outfielder Hunter Renfroe from Mississippi State (13th overall) with their first pick the 2013 draft. Of the 19 position players selected, 6 are left-handed hitters and 1 is a switch-hitter. San Diego selected 27 college players and 14 high school players. The Padres took position players with the first three picks and five of the first six. San Diego selected right-handed pitchers with seven of their last nine selections.


In all San Diego selected players from 19 states: Alabama (2), Arizona (1), California (5), Florida (4), Georgia (1), Idaho (1), Indiana (1), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Mississippi (1), New Jersey (1), New York (1), North Carolina (2), Ohio (1), Oklahoma (1), Tennessee (1), Texas (7), Virginia (2), Washington (3); 2 countries & one U.S. territory: United States (39), Canada (1) and Guam (1).

San Diego selected 22 pitchers in the draft, including 11 of their final 16 picks. The Padres selected 17 right-handed pitchers and 5 left-handed pitchers. RHP Bryan Verbitsky (3rd round) from Hofstra University was the first college pitcher selected by the Padres, while right-handed pitcher Adrian De Horta (8th round) from South Hills High School (CA) was the first high school pitcher drafted by San Diego. In all, 18 of the 22 pitchers selected by San Diego were college pitchers.

Padres second round pick Dustin Peterson is the brother of D.J. Peterson who was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the first round (12th overall).

Padres 24th round pick Marcus Davis has had his 2009 Midland Redskins jersey on display at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. The Hall of Fame requested a Midland jersey and hat to outfit a mannequin and a team photo of the 2009 Connie Mack national championship team.

Padres 35th round pick Taylor Blair is the son of former Major League pitcher and current Padres bullpen coach Willie Blair. He was a Rawlings Central Region Honorable Mention. Blair has committed to play at Eastern Kentucky.

The Padres selected eight players (rounds 3-10) on Friday after making three selections on Thursday, the first day of the First Year Player draft.






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

           1.      Hunter Renfroe            RF           R/R       6-2      215     Mississippi State (MS)                    Crystal Springs, MS

           2.      Dustin Peterson          SS            R/R       6-2      185     Hilbert High School (AZ)                Gilbert, AZ

    CB-B.      Jordan Paroubeck      CF           S/R       6-2      190     Serra High School (CA)                  San Mateo, CA

           3.      Bryan Verbitsky          RHP          R/R      5-11     205     Hofstra University (NY)                   Levittown, NY

           4.      Mason Smith               CF           R/R       6-2      195     Rocky Mountain High School (ID)        Meridian, ID

           5.      Josh Van Meter           SS            L/R       5-11     165     Norwell High School (IN)               Ossian, IN

           6.      Trevor Gott                 RHP          R/R       6-0      190     Kentucky (KY)                                  Lexington, KY

           7.      Jake Bauers                 1B            L/L        6-1      195     Marina High School (CA)               Huntington Beach, CA

           8.      Adrian De Horta         RHP          R/R       6-3      185     South Hills High School (CA)        La Puente, CA

           9.      Adam Cimber              RHP          R/R       6-2      180     University of San Francisco (CA) Puyallup, WA

         10.      Justin Livengood      RHP          R/R       6-3      215     UNC Wilmington (NC)                    Warburg, NC

         11.      Erik Schoenrock        LHP          R/L        6-2      200     Memphis (TN)                                  Collierville, TN

         12.      Rob Boykin                  CF           R/R       6-1      175     Edgewood Academy (AL)               Montgomery, AL

         13.      Travis Remillard        RHP          R/R       6-0      200     Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (OK Norman, OK

         14.      Ryan Miller                   C             R/R       6-3      215     San Bernardino Valley College (CA)     Hemet, CA

         15.      Tyler Dial                      C             L/R       5-10     185     Gulf Coast CC (FL)                          Phenix City, AL

         16.      Payton Baskette         LHP          L/L        6-1      175     Grayson County College (TX)       Ft. Worth, TX

         17.      Trae Santos                 1B            L/L        6-1      235     Troy University (AL)                        Barrigada, Guam

         18.      Brandon Fry               LHP          L/L        6-3      195     Pearl River CC (MS)                        Jacksonville, FL

         19.      Christian Summers     SS            L/R        6-4      215     Angelo State (TX)                            San Angelo, TX

         20.      Michael Miller               C             R/R       6-2      200     Dallas Baptist (TX)                          Mansfield, TX

         21.      Connor Jones           RHP          R/R       6-2      200     Great Bridge High School (VA)     Chesapeake, VA

         22.      Chase Jensen             SS            R/R       6-3      195     Oklahoma City University (OK)     Arlington, TX

         23.      Christopher Long      RHP          R/R       6-2      190     Darton State College (GA)              Zebulon, GA

         24.      Marcus Davis               LF            L/L        6-2      215     Florida State (FL)                            Cincinnati, OH

         25.      Tony Rizzotti              RHP          R/R       6-4      225     Tulane University (LA)                    Arlington, TX

         26.      Josh Richardson      RHP          R/R       6-0      175     Liberty University (VA)                    Chesapeake, VA

         27.      Michael Bass               2B            R/R       5-9      155     UNC Wilmington (NC)                    Fairmont, NC

         28.      Jace Chancellor        RHP          R/R       6-5      230     Lubbock Christian (TX)                   Slaton, TX

         29.      Kyle Lloyd                  RHP          R/R       6-4      210     University of Evansville (IN)          Sacramento, CA

         30.      Jason Jester              RHP          R/R      5-10     190     Texas A&M (TX)                               Hallsville, TX

         31.      Chris Okey                   C             R/R       6-0      185     Eustis High School (FL)                 Mt. Dora, FL

         32.      Max Beatty                  RHP          R/R       6-2      225     Pacific Lutheran University (WA)   Vancouver, WA

         33.      Garrett Williams         LHP          L/L        6-3      195     Calvary Baptist Academy (LA)        Shreveport, LA

         34.      Sean Carley                RHP          R/R       6-4      245     West Virginia University (WV)       Melbourne, FL

         35.      Taylor Blair                 RHP          R/R       6-3      185     Lexington Christian Academy (KY)       Nicholsville, KY

         36.      Cornelius Copeland   SS            R/R      5-10     170     Lakewood High School (FL)          Saint Petersburg, FL

         37.      Jeffery Enloe              LHP          L/L        6-5      215     Central Arkansas (AR)                    Gonzales, LA

         38.      Pete Kelich                 RHP          R/R       6-2      185     Bryant University (RI)                     Jackson, NJ

         39.      Brock Carpenter          SS            R/R       6-3      200     Fife High School (WA)                   Milton, WA

         40.      Chris Thibideau          SS            R/R      5-11     175     Vauxhall High School (Canada)    Cole Harbour, NS



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