A Look Back: 1993
*No longer active. Signed major league contract. #Did not sign.
HOW THEY DID IT THEN . . .
|1.||Mariners. Alex Rodriguez, ss, HSMiami|
|2.||Dodgers. Darren Dreifort, rhp, Wichita State|
|3.||Angels. Brian Anderson, lhp, Wright State|
|4.||Phillies. Wayne Gomes, rhp, Old Dominion|
|5.||Royals. Jeff Granger, lhp, Texas A&M|
|6.||Giants. Steve Soderstrom, rhp, Fresno State|
|7.||Red Sox. Trot Nixon, of, HSWilmington, N.C.|
|8.||Mets. *Kirk Presley, rhp, HSTupelo, Miss.|
|9.||Tigers. *Matt Brunson, ss, HSEnglewood, Colo.|
|10.||Cubs. Brooks Kieschnick, 1b, Texas|
HOW THEYD DO IT NOW . . .
|1.||Alex Rodriguez||Mariners (1/1)|
|2.||Billy Wagner, lhp, Ferrum (Va.) College||Astros (1/12)|
|3.||Scott Rolen, 3b, HSJasper, Ind.||Phillies (2)|
|4.||Kevin Millwood, rhp, HSBessemer City, N.C.||Braves (11)|
|5.||Jermaine Dye, of, Cosumnes River (Calif.) CC||Braves (17)|
|6.||John Rocker, lhp, HSMacon, Ga.||Braves (18)|
|7.||Richie Sexson, 1b, HSBrush Prairie, Wash.||Indians (24)|
|8.||Chris Singleton, of, Nevada||Giants (2)|
|9.||Darren Dreifort||Dodgers (1/2)|
|10.||Brad Fullmer, 3b, HSChatsworth, Calif.||Expos (2)|
FIRST PLAYERS TO MAJORS
|1.||Brian Anderson, lhp, Angels (1/3)||Sept. 10, 1993|
|2.||Jeff Granger, lhp, Royals (1/5)||Sept. 16, 1993|
|3.||Darren Dreifort, rhp, Dodgers (1/2)||April 7, 1994|
|1.||Darren Dreifort, rhp, Dodgers (1/2)||$1,300,000|
|2.||Alex Rodriguez, ss, Mariners (1/1)||1,000,000|
|3.||Kirk Presley, rhp, Mets (1/8)||900,000|
Braves. Never mind that they didnt get much out of the first 10 rounds. They more than made up for it by selecting Kevin Millwood (11), Jermaine Dye (17) and John Rocker (18) in the next 10.
Yankees. This Yankees crop has produced just two big leaguers so farMike Jerzembeck (5), who pitched in three games, and Frank Lankford (17), who worked in 12 games (with the Dodgers).
MOST ASTUTE PICK
Scott Rolen, 3b, Phillies (2)
Kevin Millwood, rhp, Braves (11)
BIGGEST FIRST-ROUND BUST
Matt Brunson, ss, Tigers (9th pick)