Giants conclude 2012 First-Year Player Draft

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The San Francisco Giants concluded the 2012 First-Year Player draft with selections in rounds 16 through 40 today. Overall, the Giants drafted 21 pitchers, four catchers, seven infielders and eight outfielders. San Francisco chose 31 college players, four junior college players and five from high school.

San Francisco used their 20th overall selection on right-handed pitcher Chris Stratton out of Mississippi State University. Stratton joined former first round pick Will Clark as the only first round selections from Mississippi State by the Giants.

The Giants selected seven players with Northern California roots, including second round pick, RHP Martin Agosta, St. Mary’s College (Jesuit HS, Sacramento, CA), outfielder Ryan Tella, University of Auburn (Irvington HS, Fremont, CA), Mitch Delfino, University of California, Berkeley (Cloverdale HS, Santa Rosa, CA), LHP Zachariah Edgington, University of California, Santa Barbara (Juniperro Serra HS, San Mateo, CA), Daniel Grazzini, College of San Mateo (De La Salle HS, Concord, CA), Clint Terry, College of San Mateo, Drew Jackson, Miramonte HS (Orinda, CA) and Tyler Ferguson, Clovis West HS (Fresno, CA).

San Francisco’s 37th pick, Drew Jackson, has an older brother, Brett Jackson, who currently plays in the Chicago Cubs organization.

A full list of the Giants' selections follows:

2012 FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT

 

Rd  Pick  Name                          Pos   School                  HT   WT   B/T  Birthdate    Scout

1    20      Stratton, Chris             RHP  Miss. St.               6-3   190   R/R   8/22/1990  Walker

2    84      Agosta, Martin             RHP  St. Mary’s              6-2   175  R/R  4/7/1991      Snider

3    115    Williamson, Johnathan RF     Wake Forest          6-4   245  R/R  7/15/1990    Cleveland

4    148    Okert, Steven              LHP   Oklahoma              6-2   210  L/L   7/9/1991      Murray

5    178    Blach, Ty                     LHP   Creighton              6-1   200  R/L   10/20/1990  Colletti

6    208    Johnson, Stephen        RHP  St. Edwards          6-4   205  R/R  2/21/1991    Thomas

7    238    Encinosa, Eduardo      RHP  Miami                    6-5   230  R/R  8/5/1991      Salermo

8    268    Kurrasch, Joseph         LHP   Penn St.                6-2   205  L/L   6/19/1991    DiCarlo

9    298    McCall, Shilo               CF     Piedra Vista HS     6-0   210  R/R  6/2/1994      Hensley

10   328    Brown, Trevor              C       UCLA                    6-2   190  R/R  11/15/1991  Kubski     

11   358    Tella, Ryan                  CF     Auburn                  6-0   175  L/L   5/18/1991    Jerfferson

12   388    Sy, Jeremy                  SS     Louisiana Monroe  5-11 180  R/R  10/14/1989  Walker      

13   418    Jones, Ryan                2B     Michigan St.          5-11 170  R/R  9/8/1990      Christman

14   448    Hollick, Tyler                CF     Chandler CC          6-1   185  L/R   9/16/1992    Hensley

15   478    Rojas, Leonardo          C       Miami Dade CC     5-10 175  R/R  6/11/1990    Metcalf

16   508    Gardeck, Ian                RHP  Alabama                6-2   225  R/R  11/21/1990  Jefferson

17   538    Johnson, Christopher   RHP  Portland                6-4   205  R/R  8/24/1991    Woodward

18   568    Duffy, Matthew            SS     Long Beach St.      6-2   170  R/R  1/15/1991    Cameron

19   598    Zeigler, Randall            LHP   Louisiana Monroe  6-1   183  L/L   8/30/1989    Walker

20   628    Delfino, Mitchell           3B     UC Berkeley          6-2   210  R/R  1/13/1991    Snider

21   658    Turner, Benjamin          C       Missouri                6-5   225  R/R  4/27/1990    Murray

22   688    Metzger, Brennan         CF     Long Beach St.      5-11 180  R/R  12/15/1989  Cameron

23   718    Leenhouts, Andrew      LHP   Northeastern          6-3   200  L/L   3/28/1990    Tufts

24   748    Cain, Andrew               CF     UNC-Wilmington    6-6   220  R/R  3/24/1990    Cleveland

25   778    Eberle, Sam                C       Jacksonville St.     6-0   215  R/R  2/1/1990      Jefferson

26   808    McVay, Mason            LHP   Florida Int.             6-7   240  L/L   8/15/1990    Metcalf

27   838    Fern, Chris                   LHP   Union College        6-4   215  L/L   8/22/1991    Merrill

28   868    Rapp, Joseph              1B     Louisiana Monroe  6-3   220  R/R  11/27/1989  Walker

29   898    Houck, Shayne            OF     Kutzton University  6-1   210  R/R  5/29/1990    DiCarlo

30   928    Blanchard, Michael       CF     Austin Peay St.      6-0   180  R/R  8/1/1989      Walker

31   958    Forjet, Jason               RHP  Fla Gulf Coast       6-2   185  R/R  1/4/1990      Metcalf

32   988    Pickering, Christopher  LHP   U. Rhode Island     6-1   190  L/L   2/21/1989    Tufts

33   1018  Farley, Brandon           RHP  Arkansas St.          6-2   215  R/R  8/1/1990      Walker

34   1048  Edgington, Zachariah   LHP   UCSB                    6-0   190  L/L   12/21/1989  Kubski

35   1078  Grazzini, Daniel            RHP  Col. San Mateo      6-3   195  L/R   8/2/1992      Snider

36   1108  Terry,Clint                    LHP   Col. San Mateo      6-2   195  L/L   6/9/1992      Snider

37   1138  Jackson, Drew             SS     Miramonte HS        6-2   175  R/R  7/28/1993    Snider

38   1168  Long, Nolan                 RHP  Waterford HS        6-9   225  R/R  1/19/1994    Tufts

39   1198  Fagan, Kevin               2B     N. Broward Prep    5-11 175  L/R   5/9/1994      Metcalf

40   1228  Ferguson, Tyler            RHP  Clovis West HS     6-4   225  R/R  10/5/1993    Snider