MLB Draft 2023 Day 1: Round 1 and 2: Watch Results

The curtains have closed on Day 1 of the highly anticipated 2023 MLB draft, leaving us with a roster of 70 freshly selected prospects. As the picks unfolded, there were moments of surprise and excitement, but overall, many of the top-ranked players found themselves joining the teams they were projected to.
Now that the dust has settled, it’s time to evaluate and grade the performances of each team after a thrilling MLB Draft 2023  event.

Round 1


1) Pirates: Paul Skenes, RHP, Louisiana State
2) Nationals: Dylan Crews, OF, Louisiana State
3) Tigers: Max Clark, OF, Franklin (Ind.) HS
4) Rangers: Wyatt Langford, OF, Florida
5) Twins: Walker Jenkins, OF, South Brunswick HS, Southport, N.C.
6) Athletics: Jacob Wilson, SS, Grand Canyon
7) Reds: Rhett Lowder, RHP, Wake Forest
8) Royals: Blake Mitchell, C, Sinton (Texas) HS
9) Rockies: Chase Dollander, RHP, Tennessee
10) Marlins: Noble Meyer, RHP, Jesuit HS, Portland, Ore.
11) Angels: Nolan Schanuel, 1B, Florida Atlantic
12) D-backs: Tommy Troy, SS, Stanford
13) Cubs: Matt Shaw, SS, Maryland
14) Red Sox: Kyle Teel, C, Virginia
15) White Sox: Jacob Gonzalez, SS, Mississippi
16) Giants: Bryce Eldridge, 1B/RHP, Madison HS, Vienna, Va.
17) Orioles: Enrique Bradfield Jr., OF, Vanderbilt
18) Brewers: Brock Wilken, 3B, Wake Forest
19) Rays: Brayden Taylor, 3B, Texas Christian
20) Blue Jays: Arjun Nimmala, SS, Strawberry Crest HS, Dover, Fla.
21) Cardinals: Chase Davis, OF, Arizona
22) Mariners: Colt Emerson, SS/3B, Glenn HS, New Concord, Ohio
23) Guardians: Ralphy Velazquez, C/1B, Huntington Beach (Calif.) HS
24) Braves: Hurston Waldrep, RHP, Florida
25) Padres: Dillon Head, OF, Homewood-Flossmoor HS, Flossmoor, Ill.
26) Yankees: George Lombard Jr., SS/3B, Gulliver Prep, Pinecrest, Fla.
27) Phillies: Aidan Miller, SS, Mitchell HS, New Port Richey, Fla.
28) Astros: Brice Matthews, SS, Nebraska

Prospect Promotion Incentive Pick

29) Mariners: Jonny Farmelo, OF, Westfield HS, Chantilly, Va.

 


Competitive Balance Round A

30) Mariners: Tai Peete, SS, Trinity Christian HS, Sharpsburg, Ga.
31) Rays: Adrian Santana, SS, Doral (Fla.) Academy
32) Mets: Colin Houck, SS, Parkview HS, Lilburn, Ga.
33) Brewers: Josh Knoth, RHP, Patchogue-Medford HS, N.Y.
34) Twins: Charlee Soto, RHP, Reborn Christian Academy, Kissimmee, Fla.
35) Marlins: Thomas White, LHP, Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.
36) Dodgers: Kendall George, OF, Atascocita HS, Texas
37) Tigers: Kevin McGonigle, SS, Monsignor Bonner HS, Drexel Hill, Pa.
38) Reds: Ty Floyd, RHP, Louisiana State
39) Athletics: Myles Naylor, 3B, St. Joan of Arc Catholic SS, Ontario, Canada

Round 2
40) Nationals: Yohandy Morales, 3B, Miami
41) Athletics: Ryan Lasko, OF, Rutgers

42) Pirates: Mitch Jebb, SS, Michigan State

43) Reds: Sammy Stafura, SS, Walter Panas HS, N.Y.

44) Royals: Blake Wolters, RHP, Mahomet-Seymour HS, Ill.

45) Tigers: Max Anderson, 2B, Nebraska

46) Rockies: Sean Sullivan, LHP, Wake Forest

47) Marlins: Kemp Alderman, OF, Ole Miss

48) D-backs: Gino Groover, 3B, NC State

49) Twins: Luke Keaschall, 2B, Arizona St.

50) Red Sox: Nazzan Zanetello, SS, Christian Brothers HS, St. Louis

51) White Sox: Grant Taylor, RHP, Louisiana State

52) Giants: Walker Martin, SS, Eaton HS, Eaton, Colo.

53) Orioles: Mac Horvath, OF, North Carolina

54) Brewers: Mike Boeve, 3B, Nebraska-Omaha

55) Rays: Colton Ledbetter, OF, Mississippi State

56) Mets: Brandon Sproat, RHP, Florida

57) Mariners: Ben Williamson, 3B, William & Mary

58) Guardians: Alex Clemmey, LHP, Bishop Hendricken HS, R.I.

59) Braves: Drue Hackenberg, RHP, Virginia Tech

60) Dodgers: Jake Gelof, 3B, Virginia

61) Astros: Alonzo Tredwell, RHP, UCLA

Competitive Balance Round B

62) Guardians: Andrew Walters, RHP, Miami

63) Orioles: Jackson Baumeister, RHP, Florida St.

64) D-backs: Caden Grice, LHP, Clemson

65) Rockies: Cole Carrigg, C, San Diego State

66) Royals: Carson Roccaforte, OF, Louisiana Lafayette

67) Pirates: Zander Mueth, RHP, Belleville East HS, Belleville, Ill.

Compensation Picks

68) Cubs: Jaxon Wiggins, RHP, Arkansas
(Compensation for Willson Contreras signing with the Cardinals)

69) Giants: Joe Whitman, LHP, Kent State
(Compensation for Carlos Rodón signing with the Yankees)

70) Braves: Cade Kuehler, RHP, Campbell
(Compensation for Dansby Swanson signing with the Cubs)

Days 2 (Rounds 3-10) and 3 (Rounds 11-20) begin at 2 p.m. ET on Monday and Tuesday and will stream live exclusively on MLB.com.

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