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31 Canadians Picked in Second Day of MLB Draft

OTTAWA, ON - The first day of the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft saw ONE Canadian selected, that being Brett Lawrie of Langley, BC who was selected 16th overall by the Milwaukee Brewers.

On the second day of the MLB draft, 31 Canadians were selected.  A total of 32 Canadians were selected over the two day event.  Here are the Canadians selected on the second day of the draft:

  • Andrew Albers; North Battleford, SK (10th round, 315th/Padres), LHP
  • Brad Furdal; Ancaster, ON. (11th round, 323rd/Rays), RHP
  • David Francis; Mississauga, ON (12th round, 370th/Braves), RHP
  • Marcel Champagnie; Bolton, ON (15th round, 469th/Angels), SS/OF
  • Carter Morrison; Langley, BC (16th round, 479th/Reds), CF
  • Stosh Wawrzasek; Langley, BC (16th round, 488th/Brewers), RHP
  • Michael Crouse; Port Moody, BC (16th round, 489th/Blue Jays), OF
  • Nick Bucci; Sarnia, ON (18th round, 548th/Brewers), RHP
  • Jordan Meaker; Burlington, ON (20th round, 618th/Diamondbacks), RHP
  • Mathieu Poirier; Montreal, QC (21st round, 634th/Athletics), RHP
  • Mitch Delaney; LaSalle, ON (21st round, 650th/Yankees), 1B
  • Carter Bell; Courtenay, BC (22nd round, 657th/Giants), INF
  • Marcus Knecht; Toronto, ON (23rd round, 698th/Brewers), OF
  • Michael Gosse; Pitt Meadows, BC (23rd round, 703rd/Tigers), 2B
  • Lionel Morrill; Edmonton, AB (24th round, 726th/Twins), OF
  • Brad McElroy; St. Thomas, ON (25th round, 759th/Blue Jays), OF
  • J.R. Robinson; Burnaby, BC (31st round, 939th/Blue Jays), LHP
  • Jordan Lennerton; Surrey, BC (33rd round, 1003rd/Tigers), 1B
  • François Lafreniere; St-Bruno, QC (34th round, 1017th/Giants), RHP
  • Ruddy Rio-Nunez; Montreal, QC (35th round, 1066th/Phillies), OF
  • Nick Purdy; Grafton, ON (36th round, 1075th/Royals), RHP/OF
  • Clay Caufield; Toronto, ON (38th round, 1160th/Yankees), RHP
  • Nick Fogarty; Richmond Hill, ON (40th round, 1208th/Brewers), LHP
  • Benson Merritt; Smithville, ON (42nd round, 1259th/Reds), RHP
  • George Agyapong-Mensah; Mississauga, ON (44th round, 1329th/Blue Jays), RF
  • Jean-François Ricard; Montreal, QC (44th round, 1334th/Mets), LHP
  • David Cooper, Edmonton, AB. (44th round, 1337th/Diamondbacks), SS
  • James Kottaras; Markham, ON (45th round, 1357th/Brewers), 2B
  • Ashton Florko; Trail, BC (45th round, 1359th/Cubs), LHP
  • Nathan Linseman; Ariss, ON (45th round, 1361st/Tigers), LHP
  • Leonardo Ochoa; Longeuil, QC (48th round, 1428th/Giants), SS

Baseball Canada would like to congratulate all the Canadians selected during the two days of the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft.