Sixty-Two ACC Players selected in MLB Draft


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Clemson had seven players drafted on their roster
Clemson had seven players drafted on their roster

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sixty-two student-athletes from ACC schools were selected during the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, which concluded on Wednesday.

The total stands as the fourth most in league history and marks the ninth time in the last 10 years that at least 50 league players have been selected. All 14 ACC programs had at least one player drafted.

Also extended was a streak of 24 straight years with at least one first round pick from the league.

Clemson, Florida State, North Carolina, and Virginia led all ACC schools with seven picks apiece. Duke, Miami, and NC State had five players taken, while Boston College, Louisville, and Virginia Tech had four selected.

Of the 30 MLB teams, 25 drafted at least one player from the ACC led by the Pittsburgh Pirates with five league selections.

ACC in the 2015 MLB Draft
(1, 25) D.J. Stewart, Florida State, JR, OF, Baltimore Orioles
(1, 31) Chris Shaw, Boston College, JR, 1B, San Francisco Giants
(1, 35) Kyle Funkhouser, Louisville, JR, RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers
(CB A, 40) Nathan Kirby, Virginia, JR, LHP, Milwaukee Brewers
(2, 61) Andrew Suarez, Miami, SR, LHP, San Francisco Giants
(CB B, 74) Josh Sborz, Virginia, JR, RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers
(3, 78) Michael Matuella, Duke, JR, RHP, Texas Rangers
(4, 112) Zack ErwinZack Erwin
Jr. LH Pitcher
#33 6-5, 195
Duluth, GA

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, Clemson, JR, LHP, Chicago White Sox
(4, 119) David Thompson, Miami, JR, 3B, New York Mets
(4, 124) Tyler KriegerTyler Krieger
Jr. Infielder
#3 6-1, 170
Johns Creek, GA

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, Clemson, JR, SS, Cleveland Indians
(4, 128) Skye Bolt, North Carolina, JR, CF, Oakland A's
(5, 139) Trent Thornton, North Carolina, JR, RHP, Houston Astros
(5, 148) Joe McCarthy, Virginia, JR, RF, Tampa Bay Rays
(5, 157) Brandon Waddell, Virginia, JR, LHP, Pittsburgh Pirates
(6, 178) Benton Moss, North Carolina, SR, RHP, Tampa Bay Rays
(6, 186) Steven DuggarSteven Duggar
Jr. Outfielder
#9 6-2, 195
Moore, SC

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, Clemson, JR, CF, San Francisco Giants
(6, 194) Matt Crownover, Clemson, JR, LHP, Washington Nationals
(7, 211) George Iskenderian, Miami, JR, 3B, Milwaukee Brewers
(9, 265) Sarkis Ohanian, Duke, SR, RHP, Cincinnati Reds
(9, 266) Reilly Hovis, North Carolina, JR, RHP, Miami Marlins
(9, 268) Danny De la Calle, Florida State, SR, C, Tampa Bay Rays
(10, 304) William Strode, Florida State, SR, LHP, Cleveland Indians
(11, 333) Joshua Rogers, Louisville, SO, LHP, New York Yankees
(11, 335) Dylan Silva, Florida State, JR, LHP, Seattle Mariners
(12, 373) Robert Strader, Louisville, JR, LHP, Baltimore Orioles
(13, 397) Logan Ratledge, NC State, SR, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates
(14, 410) A.J. Murray, Georgia Tech, SR, C, Minnesota Twins
(14, 428) Boomer Biegalski, Florida State, SO, RHP, Oakland A's
(14, 432) Garrett Kennedy, Miami, SR, C, Los Angeles Dodgers
(16, 474) Brendon Hayden, Virginia Tech, SR, 1B, Philadelphia Phillies
(16, 485) Ricky Eusebio, Miami, JR, CF, Seattle Mariners
(17, 504) Kenny Koplove, Duke, JR, RHP, Philadelphia Phillies
(17, 513) Brody KoernerBrody Koerner
Jr. RH Pitcher
#19 6-2, 200
Concord, NC

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, Clemson, JR, RHP, New York Yankees
(19, 566) Curt Britt, NC State, JR, RHP, Miami Marlins
(19, 572) John La Prise, Virginia, JR, 2B, Toronto Blue Jays
(20, 596) Korey Dunbar, North Carolina, JR, C, Miami Marlins
(20, 615) Kenny Towns, Virginia, SR, 3B, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
(21, 622) Landon Lassiter, North Carolina, JR, LF, Chicago White Sox
(21, 631) Jon Olczak, NC State, JR, RHP, Milwaukee Brewers
(21, 644) Matt Pirro, Wake Forest, SR, RHP, Washington Nationals
(23, 680) Alex Perez, Virginia Tech, SR, SS, Minnesota Twins
(23, 702) Andrew Istler, Duke, SR, RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers
(24, 706) Bryant Holtmann, Florida State, SR, LHP, Arizona Diamondbacks
(24, 711) Brad Stone, NC State, JR, LHP, Boston Red Sox
(24, 713) Sutton Whiting, Louisville, SR, SS, Chicago Cubs
(27, 801) Saige Jenco, Virginia Tech, JR, CF, Boston Red Sox
(28, 848) Marc Berube, Pitt, JR, RHP, Oakland A's
(29, 862) Jake Fincher, NC State, SR, CF, Chicago White Sox
(31, 923) Daniel Spingola, Georgia Tech, SR, OF, Chicago Cubs
(31, 933) Hobie Harris, Pitt, SR, RHP, New York Yankees
(31, 938) John Gorman, Boston College, SR, RHP, Oakland A's
(32, 951) Clate SchmidtClate Schmidt
Jr. RH Pitcher
#32 6-1, 205
Acworth, GA

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, Clemson, JR, RHP, Boston Red Sox
(32, 966) Jeff Burke, Boston College, JR, RHP, San Francisco Giants
(33, 997) Sean Keselica, Virginia Tech, SR, LHP, Pittsburgh Pirates
(34, 1009) Conor Biggio, Notre Dame, SR, OF, Houston Astros
(35, 1048) Blake Butera, Boston College, SR, 2B, Tampa Bay Rays
(36, 1070) Rich Condeelis, Pitt, JR, RHP, Minnesota Twins
(36, 1071) Trevor Kelley, North Carolina, SR, RHP, Boston Red Sox
(36, 1087) James Marvel, Duke, JR, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates
(36, 1090) Daniel Pinero, Virginia, SO, 3B, Detroit Tigers
(37, 1117) Eli WhiteEli White
So. Infielder
#4 6-2, 185
Easley, SC

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, Clemson, SO, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates
(37, 1125) Josh Delph, Florida State, SR, CF, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

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