Phils' recent draft history

Posted: June 05, 2012

IN THE 10 drafts since the Phillies selected Cole Hamels, including this year, they have been without a true first-round pick five times. The Phillies' first pick will come in the compensatory round for the second consecutive year when they make their initial selection Monday night at No. 40 overall. While the Phillies might have had a few misses, many of their high picks have panned out for other teams after being used to pull off trades for Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Brad Lidge and others. Here is a look at the Phillies' top pick in each of the drafts since Hamels and how he fared.


Top pick: Third round, No. 85 overall, Tim Moss, 2B, University of Texas. Played 4 years in Phillies system, reaching Double A in 2006, where he hit .180.

Notables: OF Michael Bourn, fourth round; RHP Kyle Kendrick, seventh round


Top pick: First round, No. 21 overall, Greg Golson, OF, Connally (Texas) High. Traded to Texas for John Mayberry in 2008. Currently with Triple A Charlotte in the White Sox system. Has played in 40 big-league games.

Notables: C Jason Jaramillo, second round; LHP J.A. Happ, third round; C Lou Marson, fourth round.


Top pick: Second round, No. 65, Mike Costanzo, Coastal Carolina. Traded ; bounced around several organizations; made his major league debut last month for Cincinnati.

Notables: LHP Josh Outman, 10th round; LHP Mike Zagurski, 12th round


Top pick: First round, No. 18 overall, Kyle Drabek, RHP, The Woodlands (Texas) High. Traded to Toronto after 2009 season as part of Roy Halladay deal. Has 8-13 big-league record with Blue Jays.

Notables: SS Adrian Cardenas, supplement first round; RHP Andrew Carpenter, second round; SS Jason Donald, third round; OF Domonic Brown, 20th round.


Top pick: First round, No. 19, Joe Savery, LHP, Rice. Has bounced between pitcher and position player, but returned to pitching and made his major league debut last season with the Phillies.

Notables: C Travis d'Arnaud, supplemental first round; OF Michael Taylor, fifth round; 1B Matt Rizzotti, sixth round; RHP Justin DeFratus, 11th round; OF Jiwan James, 22nd round; LHP Jake Diekman, 30th round.


Top pick: First round, No. 24 overall, Anthony Hewitt, SS, Salisbury (Conn.) Prep. Spent two full seasons at Lakewood, hitting .227 with 302 strikeouts. Hitting .245 at Clearwater this season. Moved to the outfield after making 26 errors in 150 chances at third at Williamsport in 2009.

Notables: OF Zach Collier, supplemental first round; OF Anthony Gose, second round; RHP Jason Knapp, second round; RHP Vance Worley, third round; RHP Jonathan Pettibone, supplemental third round; RHP Trevor May, fourth round; RHP Michael Stutes, 11th round; RHP Michael Schwimer, 14th round.


Top pick: Second round, No. 75 overall, Kelly Duggan, OF, Notre Dame High (Sherman Oaks, Calif.). Has five home runs at Lakewood this season. Still only 21, he has been hampered by injuries. Appeared in 46 games last season for Williamsport, batting .284.

Notables: RHP Brody Colvin, seventh round; 1B/OF Jonathan Singleton, eighth round; OF Aaron Altherr, ninth round; RHP Austin Hyatt, 15th round; OF Darin Ruf, 20th round.


Top pick: First round, No. 27 overall, Jesse Biddle, LHP, Germantown Friends. A lot of local interest in Biddle, who is 14-11 for his career and 3-2 with Clearwater this season after striking out a career-high 12 in Sunday's win.

Notables: C Cameron Rupp, third round; CF Gauntlett Eldemire, fifth round.


Top pick: Supplemental first round, Larry Greene, OF, Berrian County High (Nashville, Ga.). Greene did not play last year after being drafted. He remained in extended spring and is expected to start the season in the outfield for Williamsport later this month.

Notables: SS Roman Quinn, supplemental second round; 3B Harold Martinez, second round; LHP Adam Morgan, third round; 3B Cody Asche, fourth round; SS Mitchell Walding, fifth round; SS Tyler Greene, 11th round.

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