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2012 Update on 2011 Draft Picks

So, only A, high A (A+), AA, and AAA have started thus far in the minor leagues. That means that short season A ball (A-) and rookie ball - a total of 4 teams - have not started playing as of yet. Out of last year's 50 draft picks, 19 of them (38%) are playing at a high enough level to already be playing ball this summer. Here is that list of players:

1st round pick second baseman Kolten Wong - drafted out of college - straight to A last year - straight to AA this year

.335/.401/.510/.911 in 222 PAs in A ball in 2011

.313/.377/.444/.822 in 220 PAs in AA ball in 2012

5th round pick starting pitcher Sam Gaviglio - drafted out of college - straight to A- last year - straight to A this year

2 GP, 2 GS, 0.00 ERA, 0.500 WHIP, 9.00 K/9, 0.00 BB/9, INF K:BB in 4 IP at A- ball in 2011

9 GP, 9 GS, 4.88 ERA, 1.333 WHIP, 5.6 K/9, 2.4 BB/9, 2.31 K:BB in 48 IP at A ball in 2012

7th round pick center fielder Nick Martini - drafted out of college - straight to A-l last year - straight to A this year

.167/.291/.230/.521 in 206 PAs in A- ball in 2011

.255/.360/.308/.668 in 247 PAs in A ball in 2012

8th round pick relief pitcher Danny Miranda - drafted out of college - straight to A- last year - straight to A this year

27 GP, 25 GF (games finished), 2.64 ERA, 0.913 WHIP, 7.9 K/9, 2.1 BB/9, 3.86 K:BB in 30 2/3 IP in A- ball in 2011

21 GP, 14 GF, 3.60 ERA, 1.267 WHIP, 7.5 K/9, 2.7 BB/9, 2.78 K:BB in 30 IP in A ball in 2012

11th round pick starting pitcher Seth Maness - drafted out of college - straight to A- to start last year, rose to A ball after 2 months, after 1 week moved to A+ - straight to A+ to start this year, rose to AA ball after 6 weeks

15 GP, 7 GS (games started), 1.53 ERA, 0.811 WHIP, 7.1 K/9, 0.8 BB/9, 8.40 K:BB in 53 IP in 3 levels in 2011

10 GP, 10 GS, 1.73 ERA, 1.005 WHIP, 5.7 K/9, 0.4 BB/9, 14.33 K:BB in 67 2/3 IP in 2 levels in 2012

15th round pick short stop Matt Williams - drafted out of college - rookie ball last year - straight to A this year

.293/.382/.463/.845 in 265 PAs at rookie ball in 2011

.270/.316/.370/.685 in 250 PAs at A ball in 2012

16th round pick relief pitcher Travis Miller - drafted out of college - straight to short season A last year - straight to A this year

28 GP, 10 GF, 3.26 ERA, 1.516 WHIP, 6.2 K/9, 5.3 BB/9, 1.17 K:BB in 30 1/3 IP at A- ball in 2011

5 GP, 2 GF, 1.93 ERA, 1.179 WHIP, 7.7 K/9, 5.8 BB/9, 1.33 K:BB in 9 1/3 IP at A ball in 2012

18th round pick starting pitcher Kyle Hald - drafted out of college - rookie ball last year - straight to A this year

11 GP, 7 GS, 3 GF, 1.84 ERA, 0.857 WHIP, 10.6 K/9, 2.0 BB/9, 5.25 K:BB in 53 2/3 IP at rookie ball in 2011

10 GP, 10 GS, 3.13 ERA, 1.152 WHIP, 7.6 K/9, 1.6 BB/9, 4.60 K:BB in 54 2/3 IP at A ball in 2012

19th round pick pitcher Nicholas Gillung - drafted out of college - rookie ball last year - straight to high A this year

12 GP, 2 GS, 1 GF, 1.73 ERA, 1.115 WHIP, 8.7 K/9, 3.1 BB/9, 2.78 K:BB in 26 IP at rookie ball in 2011

2 GP, 2 GS, 5.91 ERA, 1.875 WHIP, 5.1 K/9, 7.6 BB/9, 0.67 K:BB in 10 2/3 IP at A+ ball in 2012

24th round pick starting pitcher Jonathan Cornelius - drafted out of college - straight to A- last year - straight to A this year

14 GP, 10 GS, 4.02 ERA, 1.170 WHIP, 9.6 K/9, 3.6 BB/9, 2.63 K:BB in 47 IP at A- ball in 2011

5 G, 5 GS, 4.15 ERA, 1.385 WHIP, 8.3 K/9, 2.5 BB/9, 3.33 K:BB in 21 2/3 IP at A ball in 2012

25th round starting pitcher Todd McInnis - drafted out of college - straight to A- last year - straight to A this year, rose to A+ after 5 weeks

13 GP, 11 GS, 1 GF, 1.90 ERA, 0.941 WHIP, 5.3 K/9, 1.2 BB/9, 4.50 K:BB in 61 2/3 IP at A- ball in 2011

9 GP, 9 GS, 3.22 ERA, 1.291 WHIP, 3.8 K/9, 1.8 BB/9, 2.10 K:BB in 50 1/3 IP at 2 levels in 2012

28th round starting pitcher Ryan Sherriff - drafted out of college - rookie ball last year, then A- after 2 months - straight to A+ this year

12 GP, 8 GS, 3.93 ERA, 1.232 WHIP, 5.5 K/9, 1.8 BB/9, 3.10 K:BB in 50 1/3 IP at 2 levels in 2011

3 GP, 3 GS, 2.25 ERA, 0.800 WHIP, 4.0 K/9, 1.8 BB/9, 2.25 K:BB in 20 IP at A+ in 2012

31st round relief pitcher Kevin Jacob - drafted out of college - straight to A- last year - straight to A this year

16 GP, 3 GF, 4.58 ERA, 1.698 WHIP, 9.2 K/9, 10.2 BB/9, 0.90 K:BB in 17 2/3 IP at A- in 2011

8 GP, 4.85 ERA, 1.615 WHIP, 9.0 K/9, 6.2 BB/9, 1.44 K:BB in 13 IP at A in 2012

33rd round relief pitcher Heath Wyatt - drafted out of college - rookie ball last year - straight to A this year

23 GP, 15 GF, 3.24 ERA, 1.160 WHIP, 10.8 K/9, 2.5 BB/9, 4.29 K:BB in 25 IP at rookie ball in 2011

22 GP, 20 GF, 1.38 ERA, 1.077 WHIP, 6.9 K/9, 3.5 BB/9, 2.00 K:BB in 26 IP at A ball in 2012

34th round infielder Tyler Rahmatulla - drafted out of college - rookie ball last year - straight to A this year

.314/.390/.545/.935 in 255 PAs at rookie ball in 2011

.305/.383/.482/.865 in 164 PAs at A ball in 2012

36th round catcher Casey Rasmus - drafted out of college - straight to A- last year - straight to A+ this year, then down to A after one month.

.230/.288/.260/.548 in 113 PAs at A- ball in 2011

.306/.342/.361/.703 in 39 PAs at 2 levels in 2012


37th round starting pitcher Bradley Watson - drafted out of college - rookie ball last year - straight to A+ this year

11 GP, 8 GS, 2.22 ERA, 1.151 WHIP, 6.8 K/9, 0.9 BB/9, 7.40 K:BB in 48 2/3 IP at rookie ball in 2011

2 GP, 2 GS, 6.35 ERA, 0.971 WHIP, 7.1 K/9, 3.2 BB/9, 2.25 K:BB in 11 1/3 IP at A+ ball in 2012

38th round infielder Jeremy Patton - drafted out of college - straight to A- last year - straight to A this year, then to A+ after 1 month

.292/.374/.451/.825 in 257 PAs at A- ball in 2011

.134/.227/.164/.391 in 75 PAs in 2 levels in 2012

44th round relief pitcher Brandon Creath - drafted out of college - rookie ball (2 locations) last year - straight to A this year

22 GP, 12 GF, 2.05 ERA, 1.291 WHIP, 12.0 K/9, 3.8 BB/9, 3.18 K:BB in 26 1/3 IP at 2 rookie ball stops in 2011

12 GP, 2 GF, 4.50 ERA, 1.389 WHIP, 8.5 K/9, 4.0 BB/9, 2.13 K:BB in 18 IP at A ball in 2012

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