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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.

* = Not currently on active roster as of 7/1/2019

PITCHERS Year Round Pick Team
*Scott Alexander 2007 37th 1122 CIN
Pedro Baez 2007 Amateur Free Agent n/a LAD
Walker Buehler 2012 1st 24 LAD
JT Chargois 2012 2nd 72 MIN
Dylan Floro 2012 13th 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 7 LAD
Kenta Maeda 2016 Amateur Free Agent n/a JPN
Zac Rosscup 2009 28th 859 TB
Hyun-Jin Ryu 2012 Amateur Free Agent n/a KOR
Ross Stripling 2012 5th 176 LAD
Julio Urias 2012 Amateur Free Agent n/a MEX
CATCHERS
Russell Martin 2002 17th 511 LAD
*Will Smith 2016 1st 32 LAD
Austin Barnes 2011 9th 283 FLA
INFIELDERS
Matt Beaty 2011 48th 1446 LAD
*David Freese 2006 9th 273 SD
Enrique Hernandez 2009 6th 191 HOU
Max Muncy 2012 5th 169 OAK
Edwin Rios 2015 6th 192 LAD
*Corey Seager 2012 1st 18 LAD
Justin Turner 2006 7th 204 CIN
OUTFIELDERS
*AJ Pollock 2009 1st 17 ARI
Cody Bellinger 2013 4th 124 LAD
Kyle Garlick 2015 28th 852 LAD
Joc Pederson 2010 11th 352 LAD
Chris Taylor 2012 5th 161 SEA
Alex Verdugo 2014 2nd 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'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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