Arizona Connections in the 2014 MLB Draft

The following players are Arizona connections to the 2014 Major League Baseball First Year Players Draft which began on Thursday night.

High School:

-Cole Tucker, SS, Mountain Pointe – Selected in first round, 24th overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates

-Ryan Castellani, RHP, Brophy – Selected in the second round, 48th overall by the Colorado Rockies

-Alex Verdugo, LHP, Sahuaro – Selected in the second round, 62nd overall by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

-Jordan Kipper, RHP, Mountain Pointe/TCU – Selected in the ninth round, 269th overall by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

-Austin Byler, 1B, Sunrise Mountain/Nevada – Selected in the ninth round,  274th overall By the Washington Nationals.

-Spencer Moran, RHP, Mesa Mountain View – Selected in the 11th round, 337th overall by the Tampa Bay Rays.

-Luis Gamez, RHP, Cienega – Selected in the 11th round, 343rd overall by the Atlanta Braves.

-Austin Davis, RHP, Desert Mountain/Cal State Bakersfield – Selected in the 12th round, 352nd overall by the Philadelphia Phillies.

-Jordan Dunatov, RHP, Horizon/Nevada – Selected in the 12th round, 368th overall by the Cleveland Indians.

-Kevin Cron, 1B, Mountain Pointe/TCU – Selected in the 14th round, 420th overall by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

-Scott Squier, LHP, Greenway/Hawaii – Selected in the 16th round, 467th overall by the Miami Marlins.

-Cole Plouck, LHP, Empire/Pima CC – Selected in the 16th round, 484th overall by the Washington Nationals.

-Gary Cornish, RHP, Arcadia/Polomar College – Selected in the 19th round, 579th overall by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

-Gerard Hernandez, OF, Pinnacle – Selected in the 21st round, 630th overall by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

-Alex Real, C, Boulder Creek/New Mexico – Selected in the 24th round, 710th overall by the Minnesota Twins.

-Nicco Blank, RHP, Catalina Magnet/Central Arizona College – Selected in the 25th round, 745th overall by the New York Mets.

-Spenser Watkins, RHP, Horizon/Western Oregon – Selected in the 30th round, 910th overall by the Detroit Tigers.

-Andre Jackson, RHP, Cienega – Selected in the 32nd round, 966th overall by the Texas Rangers.

-James Harrington, RHP, Mesquite – Selected in the 33rd round, 982nd overall by the Philadelphia Phillies.

-Hunter Bross, CF, Notre Dame Prep – Selected in the 34th round, 1029th overall by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

-Zach Taylor, C, Horizon – Selected in the 36th round, 1078th overall by the San Francisco Giants.

-Kyler Kocher, RHP, Mesa Mountain View – Selected in the 36th round, 1089th overall by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

-Payton Squire, 2B, Greenway – Selected in the 39th round, 1182nd overall by the Oakland A’s.

College:

-Brock Dykxhoorn, RHP, Central Arizona College – Selected in the sixth round, 166th overall by the Houston Astros

-James Farris RHP, Arizona/Highland – Selected in the ninth round, 259th overall by the Chicago Cubs

-Drew Stankiewicz, SS, Arizona State/Gilbert – Selected in the 11th round, 322nd overall by the Philadelphia Phillies.

-Trent Gilbert, 2B, Arizona – Selected in the 15th round, 462nd overall by the Oakland A’s.

-Nate Causey, 1B, Arizona State/Gilbert HS – Selected in the 19th round, 563rd overall by the Colorado Rockies.

-Tyler Parmenter, OF, Arizona/Cibola HS – Selected in the 21st round, 635th overall by the Cincinnati Reds.

-Brandon Bonilla, LHP, Grand Canyon – Selected in the 25th round, 751st overall by the Baltimore Orioles.

-Ryan Jones, 1B, Arizona Christian – Selected in the 27th round, 798th overall by the Chicago White Sox.

-Vance Vizcaino, 3B, Glendale CC – Selected in the 29th round 873rd overall by the Kansas City Royals.

-Jorge Perez, RHP, Grand Canyon – Selected in the 30th round, 902nd overall by the New York Yankees.

-David Graybill, RHP, Arizona State/Brophy – Selected in the 33rd round, 992nd overall by the New York Yankees.

-Jared Koenig, LHP, Central Arizona College – Selected in the 35th round, 1038th overall by the Chicago White Sox.

-David Petrino, C, Central Arizona College – Selected in the 39th round, 1159th overall by the Chicago Cubs.

-James Lynch, OF, Pima CC – Selected in the 39th round, 1164th overall by the Toronto Blue Jays.