MLB Draft: Where were Current Dodgers Drafted?

Ever wonder what kind of talent we got from the Draft?

SECAUCUS, NJ - JUNE 03: Major League Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred Jr. addresses the draft floor during the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft at Studio 42 at the MLB Network on Monday, June 3, 2019 in Secaucus, New Jersey. (Photo by Mary DeCicco/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

In the spirit of the First Year Player Draft, we take a look at where the current Dodgers 25-man roster came from.

PITCHERS Year Round Pick Team
Scott Alexander 2007 37 1122 CIN
Pedro Baez 2007 Amateur Free Agent n/a LAD
Walker Buehler 2012 1 24 LAD
Dylan Floro 2012 13 422 TB
Yimi Garcia 2009 Amateur Free Agent n/a LAD
Rich Hill 2002 4th 112 CHC
Kenley Jansen 2004 Amateur Free Agent LAD
Joe Kelly 2009 3rd 98 StL
Clayton Kershaw 2006 1st 7th LAD
Kenta Maeda 2016 Amateur Free Agent n/a JPN
Hyun-Jin Ryu 2012 Amateur Free Agent n/a KBO
Ross Stripling 2012 5 176 LAD
Julio Urias 2012 Amateur Free Agent n/a MEX
Russell Martin 2002 17th 511 LAD
Will Smith 2016 1st 32 LAD
Austin Barnes 2011 9th 283 FLA
Matt Beaty 2011 48th 1446 LAD
David Freese 2006 9th 273 SD
Enrique Hernandez 2009 6th 191 HOU
Max Muncy 2012 5 169 OAK
Corey Seager 2012 1 18 LAD
Justin Turner 2006 7 204 CIN
AJ Pollock 2009 1 17 ARI
Cody Bellinger 2013 4 124 LAD
Joc Pederson 2010 11 352 LAD
Chris Taylor 2012 5 161 SEA
Alex Verdugo 2014 2 62 LAD

That’s a lot of Dodger draftees and signings! Crazy that outsiders still call this a “bought team.”

Written by Clint Pasillas

Clint is the lead editor of Dodgers Nation, and a host and analyst on Dodgers Nation's own Blue Heaven podcast live stream. He is also 1/2 of the occasional "Clint and Clint #DNpregame" show.

He's been writing, blogging, and podcasting Dodgers since about 2008. He was there for Nomar, Greg Maddux, and Blake DeWitt, and he'll be there for Walker Buehler, Alex Verdugo, Dustin May, and any Dodgers of the future.

He's also a sandwich enthusiast, a consummate athlete, and a friend.

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