MLB Draft Day Summary

Listed here is a summary of players tied to LSU taken in this week's Major League Draft. Six current Tigers were drafted while LSU had seven of its prospective signees tapped out in the draft.

LSU Players (6) Selected in the 2005 Major League Draft

Ryan Patterson, OF – Toronto Blue Jays (4th round – 116th selection)

Greg Smith, LHP – Arizona Diamondbacks (6th round – 171st selection)

Nick Stavinoha, OF – St. Louis Cardinals (7th round – 230th selection)

Clay Harris, INF – Philadelphia Phillies (9th round – 277th selection)

Matt Liuzza, C – Chicago Cubs (30th round – 910th selection)

Jason Determann, LHP – Boston Red Sox (35th round – 1068th selection)


LSU Signees (7) Selected in the 2005 Major League Draft

Brandon Snyder, C/SS – Baltimore Orioles (1st round – 13th selection)

Beau Jones, LHP – Atlanta Braves (comp round A – 41st selection)

Josh Wall, RHP – Los Angeles Dodgers (2nd round – 74th selection)

Jeremy Hellickson, RHP – Tampa Bay Devil Rays (4th round – 118th selection)

Jarred Bogany, OF – Pittsburgh Pirates (15th round – 451st selection)

Robert Lara, C – Minnesota Twins (17th round – 525th selection)

Jason Ogata, INF – San Diego Padres (50th round – 1492nd selection)

2004-05 LSU Baseball Signees List


Name, Pos.; B-T     Ht.       Wt.     Cl.       Exp.      Hometown (Previous School)

Paul Bertuccini, P; R-R   6-0   178   Fr.   HS   Metairie, La. (Rummel HS)

Jarred Bogany, OF; R-R   6-3   199   Fr.   HS   Houston, Texas (George Bush HS)

Buzzy Haydel, INF/P; R-R   5-11   180   Fr.   HS   Gonzales, La. (East Ascension HS)

Jeremy Hellickson, P; R-R   6-1   182   Fr.   HS   Des Moines, Iowa (Hoover HS)

Beau Jones, P; L-L   6-1   210   Fr.   HS   Destrehan, La. (Destrehan HS)

Robert Lara, C; R-R   6-2   205   Fr.   HS   Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Nova HS)

Phil Lawhorn, P; R-R   5-11   170   Jr.   JC   Virginia Beach, Va. (Pensacola JC)

Christopher McGhee, SS; R-R   6-1   175   Fr.   HS   Alexandria, La. (Alexandria HS)

Jason Ogata, SS; R-R   6-0   180   Fr.   HS   Portland, Ore. (Westview HS)

Darryl Shaffer, OF/P; R-R   5-10   170   Fr.   HS   Greenwell Springs, La. (Central Private HS)

Brandon Snyder, C/SS; R-R   6-1   195   Fr.   HS   Centreville, Va. (Westfield HS)

Steven Waguespack, 1B; L-L   6-2   185   Jr.   JC   Thibodaux, La. (Delgado CC)

Josh Wall, P; R-R   6-6   190   Fr.   HS   Baker, La. (Central Private HS)

Jonathan Wilhite, P; R-R   6-0   175   Jr.   JC   River Ridge, La. (Delgado CC)

J.T. Wise, C; R-R   6-1   200   Fr.  HS   Apopka, Fla. (Apopka HS)

Andrew York, P; R-R   6-2   200   Fr.   HS   Panama City, Fla. (Bay HS)

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