GIANTS DRAFT SELECTIONS:
The San Francisco Giants have selected 10 players through the first two days of the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. To date, the Giants have selected six infielders, including four shortstops, three outfielders and one right-handed pitcher. San Francisco has selected seven college players and
GIANTS DRAFT SELECTIONS:
The San Francisco Giants have selected 10 players through the first two days of the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. To date, the Giants have selected six infielders, including four shortstops, three outfielders and one right-handed pitcher. San Francisco has selected seven college players and three high school players.
GIANTS SELECT CF HUNTER BISHOP WITH THEIR FIRST ROUND PICK: The San Francisco Giants selected center fielder Hunter Bishop (Arizona State) with the tenth overall selection in the 2019 First-Year Player Draft, the club announced tonight. Bishop, 20, had a breakout season with the Sun Devils in 2019, hitting .342 with 67 runs scored, 16 doubles, four triples, 22 home runs and 63 RBI in 57 games. He sits fifth nationally with 22 home runs, just five shy of ASU’s single season record (27 by Mitch Jones in 2000). The 6-foot-5, 210-pound junior is a semifinalist for the NCAA’s prestigious Golden Spikes award. He was named Perfect Game and D1Baseball’s Midseason Player of the Year and was tabbed as a Pac-12 All-Conference First Team selection. He’s ranked in the Pac-12 top-10 in every major offensive category.
GIANTS SELECT 1B LOGAN WYATT WITH THEIR SECOND ROUND SELECTION: With the 51st overall pick, the Giants selected infielder Logan Wyatt from Louisville. The left-hander hit .291 with 11 doubles, nine home runs, 52 RBI and 68 walks in 63 games for the Cardinals in 2019. His 68 walks led the ACC Conference, while his .466 OBP ranked fourth in the ACC. Wyatt is just one free pass shy of Louisville’s single-season record of 69 walks set by Kevin Malone in 1980. The 6-4, 230-pounder also earned All-ACC second team honors at first base this season.
GIANTS DRAFT NOTES FROM DAY 2:
With their third round pick, the Giants selected center fielder Grant McCray out of Lakewood Ranch High School. His father, Rodney McCray, spent three seasons in the Majors with Chicago-AL(1990-91) and New York-NL (1992).
In the fourth round, the Giants selected shortstop Tyler Fitzgerald from the University of Louisville. His father Mike was a two-time first-round choice (1983 January and 1984 June secondary Drafts)and appeared in games for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1988, and his brother, Mike, played collegiate baseball at Indiana State and professionally with the San Diego Padres organization.
With the 206th overall selection, the Giants selected right fielder Armani Smith out of UC Santa Barbara. The 6-foot-4, 215-pounder is from Martinez, CA and attended De La Salle High School in Concord.
2019 MLB FIRST-YEAR DRAFT SCHEDULE
The final round of this year’s draft will start at 9:00 a.m. PT tomorrow with rounds 11 through 40.
View the Giants’ 2019 selections.