MLB Draft League History

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Purchased Contracts

Below are the players from the post-draft/professional phase of the 2023 MLB Draft League whose contracts were purchased by Major League teams.

Player Position Draft League Team MLB Team
Casey Yamauchi INF Frederick Keys Oakland Athletics
Brian Edgington RHP West Virginia Black Bears Cincinnati Reds
Carson Lambert RHP West Virginia Black Bears Cincinnati Reds
Nick Payero RHP Trenton Thunder Cincinnati Reds

Undrafted Free Agents

Below are the MLB Draft League players who signed with an MLB team as an undrafted free agent (UDFA) after playing in 2022 Draft League or the first half of the 2023 Draft League. (Players where Draft League team is marked with an asterisk indicates they played in the 2022 Draft League.)

Player Position Draft League Team School Signed by
Jake Bockenstedt RHP Mahoning Valley Scrappers SIU-Edwardsville Chicago White Sox
Joan Gonzalez RHP Trenton Thunder Bethune-Cookman San Diego Padres
Anthony Calarco 1B Trenton Thunder Ole Miss Texas Rangers
Jack Maruskin RHP Frederick Keys Frostburg State Baltimore Orioles
Garrett Martin OF Frederick Keys Austin Peay New York Yankees
Connery Peters RHP State College Spikes Rice Chicago White Sox
Cam Tullar LHP Frederick Keys* Western Kentucky Los Angeles Angels
Connor Fenlong RHP Williamsport Crosscutters* Indiana St. Kansas City Royals
Ruddy Gomez RHP Mahoning Valley Scrappers Central Florida San Diego Padres
Nate LaRue C Williamsport Crosscutters Auburn Toronto Blue Jays
Ben Thompson RHP Mahoning Valley Scrappers* Troy Los Angeles Angels
Isaiah Jackson RHP Mahoning Valley Scrappers Heartland CC Milwaukee Brewers
KC Hunt RHP Trenton Thunder* Mississippi St. Milwaukee Brewers
Jared Belbin 3B Mahoning Valley Scrappers Campbell Seattle Mariners
Tevin Tucker SS West Virginia Black Bears West Virginia Colorado Rockies
Cody Tucker RHP West Virginia Black Bears Grand Canyon San Francisco Giants
Jacob Godman C Frederick Keys (2021) Oral Roberts Atlanta Braves
Bryce Arnold INF Frederick Keys Campbell Toronto Blue Jays
Tony Rossi RHP Mahoning Valley Scrappers Charlotte San Francisco Giants
JJ Sanchez LHP Williamsport Crosscutters* Southeastern Toronto Blue Jays
Kevin Dowdell LHP West Virginia Black Bears West Virginia Los Angeles Angels
Nick Schwartz C Mahoning Valley Scrappers Southern New Hampshire Oakland Athletics
Will Schomberg RHP Williamsport Crosscutters Davidson Seattle Mariners
Gabe Starks RHP State College Spikes Texas-Arlington Cincinnati Reds
Chris Brito 1B/3B Trenton Thunder Rutgers Kansas City Royals

Below are the players from the post-draft/professional phase of the 2022 MLB Draft League whose contracts were purchased by Major League teams.

Purchased Contracts

Player Position Draft League Team MLB Team
Joe Joe Rodriguez RHP Trenton Thunder New York Mets
Jordan Geber RHP Frederick Keys New York Mets
Jon Beymer RHP State College Spikes Milwaukee Brewers
Ryan Langford RHP Frederick Keys Los Angeles Angels

Below are the MLB Draft League players who signed with an MLB team as an undrafted free agent (UDFA) after playing in 2021 Draft League or the first half of the 2022 Draft League.

Undrafted Free Agents

Player Position Draft League Team School MLB Team
Will Geerdes RHP Mahoning Valley Virginia San Diego Padres
Cole Paplham RHP Mahoning Valley New Orleans San Diego Padres
Matt Archer 2B Mahoning Valley Lynn Chicago White Sox
Dakota Katowski OF Williamsport* Missouri St. Philadelphia Phillies
Mason Ronan LHP State College Central Florida Philadelphia Phillies
Connor Godwin RHP Frederick Central Florida Los Angeles Dodgers
Trey Nordmann RHP Mahoning Valley* Lipscomb Baltimore Orioles
Connor Holden RHP State College Wichita St. Detroit Tigers
Logan VanWey RHP Trenton* Miss. Southern Houston Astros
Colin Fields RHP Mahoning Valley Valparaiso Detroit Tigers
Taishi Nakawake SS Frederick UC Irvine Chicago White Sox
Braden Nett RHP Williamsport St. Charles CC San Diego Padres
Ryan Velazquez RHP West Virginia/Williamsport* Washington Pittsburgh Pirates
Max Alba RHP West Virginia Liberty Detroit Tigers
Chase Valentine SS Mahoning Valley* Central Arizona San Diego Padres
Andrew Walling LHP Williamsport Mississippi State Philadelphia Phillies
Hayden Harris LHP Frederick Georgia Southern Atlanta Braves
Zion Pettigrew INF State College* Illinois Springfield Washington Nationals
Drake Batcho RHP Mahoning Valley* Florida International Seattle Mariners
Austin Marozas RHP Williamsport Missouri Seattle Mariners
Braeden Fausnaught LHP Trenton West Chester Philadelphia Phillies
Wyatt Wendell RHP West Virginia Purdue Arizona Diamondbacks
Jeffrey Wilson RHP Frederick/West Virginia* Pensacola St. New York Mets
Ricky Mineo RHP Mahoning Valley Slippery Rock Minnesota Twins
Nick Gile 3B State College Illinois State Colorado Rockies
Alan Carter RHP Mahoning Valley Lee Los Angeles Angels
Jason Hinchman OF Mahoning Valley Tennessee Tech Colorado Rockies
Allan Saathoff RHP Frederick Erskine Seattle Mariners
Maddux Houghton OF West Virginia Lipscomb Minnesota Twins
Jack Parisi RHP Williamsport Indiana State Seattle Mariners
Michael Brewer RHP Mahoning Valley ASA College (Miami) Toronto Blue Jays
Robert Brooks C Frederick Keys Columbus State Tampa Bay Rays
Chase Costello RHP Williamsport Crosscutters* St. Thomas (FL) Milwaukee Brewers
Grayson Thurman RHP West Virginia Lynchburg (VA) Toronto Blue Jays
Rob Griswold RHP Trenton* Long Island Atlanta Braves
Jarret Whorff RHP Williamsport Louisiana Tech Minnesota Twins
Turner Hill OF West Virginia Marietta San Francisco Giants
Ryan Hernandez 1B West Virginia Houston Los Angeles Angels
Daniel Harris IV INF Williamsport Kentucky Colorado Rockies
Jeffrey Wehler INF Williamsport Pittsburgh Toronto Blue Jays
Davis Feldman RHP Mahoning Valley* Eastern Michigan Toronto Blue Jays
Ryan McCarthy OF Trenton The Citadel Chicago White Sox

Below are the players from the inaugural 2021 season of the MLB Draft League who were signed either with an MLB team as an undrafted free agent (UDFA) or with an independent league team.

Undrafted Free Agents

Player Position Draft League Team School Level MLB Team
Peyton Alford LHP West Virginia Virginia Tech (VA) D1 Seattle Mariners
Jacob DeLabio RHP Mahoning Valley Carthage (WI) D3 Houston Astros
Zac Fascia C Frederick Purdue (IN) D1 Cleveland Indians
Chris Jefferson RHP Trenton New Mexico State (NM) D1 Seattle Mariners
Hayden Jones C Mahoning Valley Illinois State (IL) D1 Cincinnati Reds
Francisco Mateo RHP Williamsport College of Central Florida (FL) JC Los Angeles Dodgers
Carson Matthews SS Trenton San Diego State (CA) D1 Los Angeles Angels
Paul McIntosh C/OF West Virginia West Virginia (WV) D1 Miami Marlins
Adam McKillican RHP Frederick Georgia Gwinnett (GA) NAIA Texas Rangers
Deylen Miley RHP Mahoning Valley Bellarmine (KY) D1 Houston Astros
Freylin Minyety INF West Virginia Wabash Valley (IL) JC Philadelphia Phillies
JJ Niekro RHP Frederick Florida Southern (FL) D2 Atlanta Braves
Ben Norman OF Trenton Iowa (IA) D1 Chicago White Sox
Zach Parish LHP Trenton Missouri Southern (MO) D2 Texas Rangers
Chase Plymell RHP Williamsport Central Missouri (MO) D2 Chicago White Sox
Ethan Routzahn LHP Trenton St. John's (NY) D1 San Diego Padres
Hayden Seig RHP Trenton St. Joseph's (PA) D1 Los Angeles Angels
Blake Seigler RHP State College USC-Aiken (SC) D2 Los Angeles Angels
Garrett Schoenle LHP Mahoning Valley Cincinnati (OH) D1 Chicago White Sox
Trevor Tietz RHP West Virginia Jefferson CC (MO) JC Milwaukee Brewers
Lucas Torres C Frederick Toritos (PR) HS Los Angeles Angels
JP Williams RHP Trenton Nova Southeastern (FL) D2 Seattle Mariners
Max Wright C West Virginia Indiana State (IN) D1 San Francisco Giants

Indy Ball Signees

Player Position Draft League Team School Level Indy League Indy Team
Shane Barringer LHP Frederick Bellarmine (KY) D1 American Chicago Dogs
Chandler Brierley LHP Trenton Stevens Institue of Technology (NJ) D3 Frontier Joliet Slammers
Hunter Caudelle RHP Williamsport Georgia Gwinnett (GA) NAIA Atlantic Long Island Ducks
Breydon Daniel OF West Virginia Oklahoma (OK) D1 Pioneer Great Falls Voyagers
Michael DeSanti RHP Trenton Florida Southern (FL) D2 Atlantic Long Island Ducks
Davis Feldman RHP Mahoning Valley Eastern Michigan (MI) D1 American Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks
Davis Feldman Atlantic Lexington Legends
JP Fullerton C Frederick Alabama-Birmingham (AL) D1 Frontier Joliet Slammers
Brock Gilliam RHP Frederick Washburn (KS) D2 American KC Monarchs
Rob Griswold RHP Trenton Long Island (NY) D1 Atlantic Long Island Ducks
Tyler Grauer LHP West Virginia Indiana State (IN) D1 American Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks
Duncan Hewitt C Mahoning Valley Butler (IN) D1 United Shore Utica Unicorns
Chris Jefferson RHP Trenton New Mexico State (NM) D1 Pioneer Billings Mustangs
Tyler LaPorte RHP Williamsport Southern (LA) D1 Atlantic Lancaster Barnstormers
Alex Mack RHP Trenton St. Thomas Aquinas (NY) D2 Frontier NY Boulders
Dwayne Marshall RHP Frederick Maryland Eastern Shore (MA) D1 Frontier Sussex County Miners
Adam McKillican RHP Frederick Georgia Gwinnett (GA) NAIA Frontier Capitales de Québec
Matt Mulhearn RHP Williamsport Webster (MO) D3 Frontier Gateway Grizzlies
Jake Mulholland LHP Trenton Oregon State (OR) D1 Atlantic Lancaster Barnstormers
Daryl Myers INF Trenton Benedictine (KS) NAIA American Sioux Falls Canaries
Ben Norman OF Trenton Iowa (IA) D1 Pioneer Great Falls Voyagers
Dalton Oates LHP State College Shippensburg (PA) D2 Atlantic Long Island Ducks
Dylan Peiffer RHP Williamsport Widener (PA) D3 Atlantic Long Island Ducks
Payton Robertson INF Frederick LSU-Shreveport (LA) NAIA Frontier Windy City Thunderbolts
Eric Santiago INF West Virginia Cincinnati (OH) D1 United Shore Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers
Hayden Seig RHP Trenton St. Joseph's (PA) D1 American Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks
Michael Slaten RHP/INF State College Benedictine (KS) NAIA American Sioux City Explorers
Thomas Spinelli LHP Frederick Florida Southern (FL) D2 Frontier New Jersey Jackals
David Stiehl RHP Williamsport Northeastern (MA) D1 Frontier Joliet Slammers
Dusty Stroup 3B Williamsport Central Missouri (MO) D2 Frontier Schaumberg Boomers
Luke Summers RHP West Virginia Fontbonne (MO) D3 Pioneer Grand Junction Rockies
Jack Surin C State College Benedictine (IL) D3 American Kane County Cougars
Zach Taglieri RHP State College North Greenville (SC) D2 American Kane County Cougars
Alec Thomas RHP Mahoning Valley Clake (IA) NAIA Frontier Southern Illinois Miners