The Draft – Day One

The 2006 First-Year player draft concludes today in Houston and the Cubs took 15 total players on Day One. The Cubs selected outfielder Tyler Colvin with the 13th overall pick in the first round on Monday and right handed pitcher Jeff Samardzija in the 5th round, Samardzija was listed as the second best athlete among college prospects in the draft according to Baseball America and will play both baseball and football.

Of the 15 players they selected on Day One 6 were pitchers, 3 infielders, 2 catchers and 4 outfielders….

Round 1 – #13 – Tyler Colvin – OF, L/L – Clemson University – DOB, 09/05/1985
Round 5 – #149 – Jeff Samardzija – RHP, R/R – Notre Dame – DOB, 01/23/1985
Round 6 – #179 – Joshua Lansford – 3B, R/R – Cal Poly – DOB, 07/31/1984
Round 7 – #209 – Steven Clevenger – SS, L/R – DOB, 04/05/1986
Round 8 – #239 – William Muldowney – RHP, R/R – University of Pittsburgh – DOB, 08/09/1984
Round 9 – #269 – Clifford Anderson – CF, L/L – Cottonwood HS – DOB, 07/24/1987
Round 10 – #299 – Jacob Renshaw – RHP, R/R – Ventura College – DOB, 04/29/1986
Round 11 – #329 – Christopher Huseby – RHP, R/R – Martin County HS – DOB, 01/11/1988
Round 12 – #359 – Kitt Kopach – RHP, L/R – Illinois St. University – DOB, 02/14/1985
Round 13 – #389 – Matthew Camp – CF, L/R – North Carolina State – DOB, 05/26/1984
Round 14 – #419 – Andrew Rundle – CF, L/L – Bend HS – DOB, 11/05/1987
Round 15 – #449 – Matthew Canepa - C, R/R – Cal Poly – DOB, 06/03/1985
Round 16 – #479 – Richard Parker – C, R/R – University Arkansas/Fayetteville – DOB, 06/19/1985
Round 17 – #509 – Keoni Ruth – 2B, R/R – University of San Diego – DOB, 03/21/1985
Round 18 – #539 – Jose Hernandez – RHP, R/R – Edgewater HS – DOB, 02/27/1988

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