Red Sox Draft Central

Here's a complete list of all 47 players selected by the Red Sox in the first-year player draft June 7-8. Included with each player is a biographical fact and any stories or interviews we've conducted with him. Check back regularly for more Q&As with draftees! No one covers the draft like diehardmagazine.com! (Updated 9/12 w/Deshaun Brooks Q&A)

SUPPLEMENTARY FIRST ROUND
55.) Nick Hagadone, LHP, University of Washington
11 svs; 72 Ks & 17 BBs in 68.1 IP
Nick Hagadone profile: CLICK HERE
Nick Hagadone quotebook:
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Nick Hagadone Q&A:
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62.)
Ryan Dent, SS, Woodrow Wilson HS (CA)
28 SBs in '07
Ryan Dent Q&A: CLICK HERE
Ryan Dent pre-draft Q&A:
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SECOND ROUND
84.)
Hunter Morris, IF, Virgil I. Grissom HS (AL)
6-yr member of varsity
Adam Moseley Q&A (Hunter Morris' HS coach): CLICK HERE

THIRD ROUND
114.) Brock Huntzinger, RHP, Pendleton Heights HS (IN)
1.33 ERA, 160 Ks in 96.1 IP since '06
Brock Huntzinger Q&A:
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FOURTH ROUND
144.) Chris Province, RHP, Southeastern Louisiana
Throws mid-to-high 90s sinker
Chris Province Q&A:
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Jay Artigues Q&A (Chris Province's coach):
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FIFTH ROUND
174.) William Middlebrooks, P/IF, Liberty-Eylau HS (TX)
13-0, .581 BA in '07; Texas A&M signee

SIXTH ROUND
204.) Anthony Rizzo, 1B, Stoneman Douglas HS (FL)
Hit .468 w/11 HR, 40 RBI in '07
Anthony Rizzo Q&A:
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Dean Florio Q&A (Anthony Rizzo's coach):
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SEVENTH ROUND
234.) David Mailman, 1B, Providence HS (NC)
.541 BA, 14 HR, 35 BB in '07 all team recd's
David Mailman Q&A:
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Danny Hignight Q&A (David Mailman's coach):
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EIGHTH ROUND
264.) Adam Mills, P, UNC-Charlotte
Led D-I w/14 wins, 1.01 ERA in '07
Adam Mills Q&A:
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NINTH ROUND
294.) Kade Keowen, OF, Louisiana St-Eunice
.401 w/10 HR, 61 RBI in '07
Kade Keowen Q&A:
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TENTH ROUND
324.) Kenneth Roque, SS, Puerto Rico BB Academy HS
Lincoln Memorial U signee

ELEVENTH ROUND
354.) Ryan Pressly, P, Marcus HS (TX)
Texas Tech signee; has signed with Sox
Ryan Pressly Q&A:
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TWELFTH ROUND
384.) Eammon Portice, P, High Point University
120 Ks in 105 IP in ‘07
Sal Bando Jr. Q&A (Eammon Portice's coach):
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Eammon Portice Q&A:
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THIRTEENTH ROUND
414.) Justin Grimm, P, Virginia HS
Broken arm in '06, throwing mid-90s in ‘07

FOURTEENTH ROUND
444.) Jacob Cowan, Roswell HS (GA)
Virginia signee

FIFTEENTH ROUND
474.) Scott Green, P, Kentucky
Missed '06 w/injury, 20 Ks in 17.2 IP in ‘07

SIXTEENTH ROUND
504.) Austin Bailey, P, Prattville HS (AL)
8-3, 1.71 ERA, 4 svs, 92 Ks in 63.1 IP in ‘07

SEVENTEENTH ROUND
534.) Jaren Matthews, 1B, Don Bosco Prep HS (NJ)
Rutgers signee
McLeod: Sox "In Limbo" On Matthews:
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EIGHTEENTH ROUND
564.) Hunter Strickland, P, Pike County HS (GA)
Tossed no-hitter in state tourney

NINETEENTH ROUND
594.) David Marks, OF, Edmonds CC (WA)
Conference All-Star in ‘07
David Marks Q&A:
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TWENTIETH ROUND
624.) Daniel Milano, C, Northeastern
Led NU w/13 HR, 48 RBI, .645 SLG in ‘07

TWENTY-FIRST ROUND
654.) Aaron Reza, SS, Oklahoma
.332 w/39 RBI, 18 SBs in ‘07
Aaron Reza Q&A:
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TWENTY-SECOND ROUND
684.) Will Latimer, P, Trinidad State JUCO (CO)
5-2 w/2.39 ERA, 3 CG, 38 Ks in 44 IP in ‘07

TWENTY-THIRD ROUND
714.) Drake Britton, P, Tomball HS (TX)
Texas A&M signee

TWENTY-FOURTH ROUND
744.) Matthew Pressly, OF, Cheyenne Mountain HS (CO)
.481 w/5 HR, 24 RBI in '07; Arizona signee

TWENTY-FIFTH ROUND
774.) Seth Garrison, P, Texas Christian
Elbow injury in '07; 23 Ks in 23 IP

TWENTY-SIXTH ROUND
804.) Deshaun Brooks, 3B, Benedict College
All-Conference in ‘07
Deshaun Brooks Q&A:
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TWENTY-SEVENTH ROUND
834.) Yasmani Grandal, C, Miami Springs HS (FL)
.444 w/13 HRs, 48 RBI in '07; Miami signee

TWENTY-EIGHTH ROUND
864.) Nick Tepesch, P, Blue Springs HS (MO)
9-0 in '07 for state champs; Missouri signee

TWENTY-NINTH ROUND
894.) Juan Carlin, P, Riverview HS (FL)
Led team w/.458 BA in '07; South Florida signee

THIRTIETH ROUND
924.) Will Vazquez, C, Kent State
.251 BA in '07; started 54 of 59 games

THIRTY-FIRST ROUND
954.) Daniel Buller, P, Fresno CC (CA)
5-2, 52 Ks in 58 IP for conference champs in ‘07

THIRTY-SECOND ROUND
983.) Ridge Carpenter, OF, Kalani HS (HI)
.535 w/13 RBI in '07; Hartnell CC (CA) signee

THIRTY-THIRD ROUND
1012.) Garrett Larsen, P, Texarkana College (TX)
Team fell one win shy of JUCO World Series

THIRTY-FOURTH ROUND
1041.) Tony Bajoczky, P, Duke
Led team w/9 Ws, 3.22 ERA, 57 Ks in ‘07

THIRTY-FIFTH ROUND
1070.) Sean Tierney, P, Clover HS (VA)
Virginia signee

THIRTY-SIXTH ROUND
1099.) Scott Lyons, SS, Mt. San Antonio College (CA)
.456 w/20 RBI in '07; Arkansas signee

THIRTY-SEVENTH ROUND
1127.) Scott Lonergan, P, Rice
4-0, 3.21 ERA, 25 Ks in 28 IP in ‘07
Diehard Q&A: Scott Lonergan (Pt 1):
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Diehard Q&A: Scott Lonergan (Pt 2):
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THIRTY-EIGHTH ROUND
1155.) Derrick Stultz, P, Wharton HS (FL)
Fastball hits 91 mph; South Florida signee

THIRTY-NINTH ROUND
1183.) Jonathan Roof, SS, St. Mary's HS (KY)
Michigan State signee

FORTIETH ROUND
1211.) Ryan Fischer, P, Lodi HS (CA)
3.67 ERA, 57 Ks in '07; Pacific signee

FORTY-FIRST ROUND
1237.) Mike Bourdon, C, NW Catholic HS (CT)
30 RBI for state finalists in ‘07

FORTY-SECOND ROUND
1263.) Chad Povich, P, Dixie State College (CO)
Led team w/7 Ws, 4.06 ERA, 56 Ks in ‘07

FORTY-THIRD ROUND
1289.) Scott Cure, P, Idalia HS (CO)
5-1, 0.95 ERA, 105 Ks in '07 for All-Stater

FORTY-FOURTH ROUND
1315.) Emmanuel Solano, SS, Miami-Dade South CC (FL)
.341, 24 SBs in '07; 25 years old

FORTY-FIFTH ROUND
1340.) Peter Gilardo, C, Dominican College (NY)
4 HR tied for team lead in ‘07

FORTY-SIXTH ROUND
1364.) Garrett Young, OF, Liberty University
.389, 8 HR, 46 RBI, .591 SLG led team in '07


OTHER DRAFT STORIES
Current Red Sox recall their draft day:
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Red Sox draft preview:
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Theo Epstein & Jason McLeod quotebook after day one of the draft:
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Sox Sign Several At Deadline:
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Jason McLeod post-signing day Q&A (Pt 1):
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Jason McLeod post-signing day Q&A (Pt 2):
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