MLB First Round Draft Picks - 2008
PICKPLAYERPOSTEAMSCHOOL/HOMETOWN
1Tim BeckhamSSTampa Bay RaysGriffin (Ga.) H.S.
2Pedro Alvarez3BPittsburgh PiratesVanderbilt
3Eric Hosmer1BKansas City RoyalsAmerican Heritage H.S., Plantation, Fla.
4Brian MatuszLHPBaltimore OriolesUniv. of San Diego
5Buster PoseyCSan Francisco GiantsFlorida State
6Kyle SkipworthCFlorida MarlinsPatriot H.S., Riverside, Calif.
7Yonder Alonso1BCincinnati RedsUniv. of Miami (Fla.)
8Gordon BeckhamSSChicago White SoxUniv. of Georgia
9Aaron CrowRHPWashington NationalsUniv. of Missouri
10Jason CastroCHouston AstrosStanford
11Justin Smoak1BTexas RangersUniv. of South Carolina
12Jemile Weeks2BOakland AthleticsUniv. of Miami (Fla.)
13Brett Wallace3BSt. Louis CardinalsArizona State
14Aaron HicksOFMinnesota TwinsWilson H.S., Long Beach, Calif.
15Ethan MartinRHPLos Angeles DodgersStephens County H.S., Toccoa, Ga.
16Brett LawrieCMilwaukee BrewersBrookswood SS, Langley, B.C.
17David Cooper1BToronto Blue JaysUniv. of California
18Ike Davis1BNew York MetsArizona State
19Andrew CashnerRHPChicago CubsTexas Christian
20Josh FieldsRHPSeattle MarinersUniv. of Georgia
21Ryan PerryRHPDetroit TigersUniv. of Arizona
22Reese HavensSSNew York MetsUniv. of South Carolina
23Allan Dykstra1BSan Diego PadresWake Forest
24Anthony HewittSSPhiladelphia PhilliesSalisbury (Conn.) School
25Christian FriedrichLHPColorado RockiesEastern Kentucky
26Daniel SchlerethLHPArizona DiamondbacksUniv. of Arizona
27Carlos GutierrezRHPMinnesota TwinsUniv. of Miami (Fla.)
28Gerrit ColeRHPNew York YankeesOrange (Calif.) Lutheran H.S.
29Lonnie Chisenhall3BCleveland IndiansPitt CC, Greenville, N.C.
30Casey KellySSBoston Red SoxSarasota (Fla.) H.S.