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2019 MLB Draft live updates recap: Tracking players with Washington state and Pacific Northwest ties

The 2019 MLB first-year player draft wrapped up Wednesday with rounds 11-40. Below is a list of all players drafted with Washington and Pacific Northwest ties.

Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman, who played for Sherwood High School in Oregon, was selected by the Baltimore Orioles on Monday with the No. 1 overall pick.

Lakeside High School star Corbin Carroll was drafted with the No. 16 overall pick by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Carroll, who has signed with UCLA, was named Washington’s Gatorade player of the year.

Here is a round-by-round recap:

1ST ROUND UPDATES

(Players with Washington & Pacific Northwest ties)

1. Baltimore Orioles – Adley Rutschman (C), Oregon State (Sherwood HS, Oregon)

16. Arizona Diamondbacks – Corbin Carroll (OF), Lakeside High School: The UCLA signee is also the 2019 Gatorade state player of the year (.540 batting average, 9 HR, 26 RBI, 38 runs, 11 SB). — Read more on Carroll

23. Colorado Rockies – Michael Toglia (1B/OF), UCLA/Gig Harbor High School: This spring as a junior, Toglia became the first UCLA hitter to hit double-digit home runs (14) and lead his team with 50 or more RBI in back-to-back seasons since Tim DeCinces (1995-96). — Read more on Toglia

2ND ROUND UPDATES

48. San Diego Padres – Joshua Mears (RF), Federal Way High School: Mears is one of three Purdue commits from the state of Washington. And of the three, he’s the most physically imposing. As a 6-foot-5, nearly 250-pound outfielder, Mears is both strong and spry, drawing comparisons from Federal Way coach Arlo Evasick to the great Bo Jackson. — Read more on Mears

56. Arizona Diamondbacks – Ryne Nelson (P), University of Oregon

60. Atlanta Braves – Beau Philip (SS), Oregon State University

3RD ROUND UPDATES

80. Kansas City Royals – Grant Gambrell (P), Oregon State University

90. Minnesota Twins – Spencer Steer (SS), University of Oregon

4TH ROUND UPDATES

133. Milwaukee Brewers – Nick Kahle (C), University of Washington

5TH ROUND UPDATES

156. Seattle Mariners – Austin Shenton (3B), Florida International/Gig Harbor High School)

162. Chicago Cubs – Josh Burgmann (P), University of Washington

8TH ROUND UPDATES

239. Minnesota Twins – Casey Legumina (P), Gonzaga

14TH ROUND UPDATES

420. Philadelphia Phillies – Chris Micheles (P), University of Washington/Puyallup High School

423. Washington Nationals – Lucas Knowles (P), Central Arizona JC/South Kitsap High School

15TH ROUND UPDATES

457. Atlanta Braves – Connor Blair (RF), University of Washington

16TH ROUND UPDATES

482. Arizona Diamondbacks – Brock Jones (P), W.F. West High School

490. Cleveland Indians – Jordan Jones (P), University of Washington/Kentwood High School

17TH ROUND UPDATES

501. Miami Marlins – Troy Johnston (RF), Gonzaga/Rogers High School (Puyallup)

502. Detroit Tigers – A.J. Block (P), Washington State/Newport High School (Bellevue)

18TH ROUND UPDATES

544. Pittsburgh Pirates – Will Simpson (1B), Skyline High School

20TH ROUND UPDATES

617. Boston Red Sox – Reed Harrington (P), Spokane Falls CC

22ND ROUND UPDATES

661. Los Angeles Angels – Morgan McCullough (SS), Alabama/West Seattle High School

664. Pittsburgh Pirates – Andres Alvarez (SS), Washington State

666. Seattle Mariners – Trent Tingelstad (RF), University of Louisiana-Monroe/Marysville-Pilchuck High School

670. Cleveland Indians – Austin Pinorini (C), Gonzaga/Bellevue College/Cascade High School

26TH ROUND UPDATES

786. Seattle Mariners – Garrett Westberg (P), Tacoma CC/Decatur High School

27TH ROUND UPDATES

823. Milwaukee Brewers – Zane Zurbrugg (CF), Shoreline CC/Bremerton High School

30TH ROUND UPDATES

895. Texas Rangers – Anthony Hoopii-Tuionetoa (P), Pierce College

31ST ROUND UPDATES

918. Baltimore Orioles – Jake Prizina (P), Seattle University

32ND ROUND UPDATES

971. Los Angeles Dodgers – Danny Sinatro (CF), Washington State/Skyline High School

34TH ROUND UPDATES

1025. St. Louis Cardinals – Ben Baird (SS), University of Washington

35TH ROUND UPDATES

1041. Miami Marlins – Torin Montgomery (1B), Lake Washington High School

37TH ROUND UPDATES

1103. San Diego Padres – Owen Cobb (SS), Garfield High School

39TH ROUND UPDATES

1179. Colorado Rockies – Brady Hill (CF), Mt. Spokane High School

40TH ROUND UPDATES

1216. Houston Astros – Dillon Plew (1B), Washington State/Kennewick High School

 

 

 

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