What to expect
Here are the last ten 15th overall selections:
Year No. 15 pick Comment
2015 Trent Clark, OF, Brewers: Opened season at Low-A Wisconsin. Draws tons of walks.
2014 Sean Newcomb, LHP, Angels: Traded to Braves during offseason and is one of their better pitching prospects.
2013 Braden Shipley, RHP, Diamondbacks: Doing well enough at Class AAA that fans want him called up.
2012 Tyler Naquin, OF Indians: Debuted this season and has been a pleasant surprise, hitting .338.
2011 Jed Bradley, LHP Brewers: Struggled over five minor league seasons with a career 4.84 ERA. Traded earlier this season to the Braves.
2010 Jake Skole, CF Rangers: Hasn’t played above Class AA. Currently in Yankees system.
2009 Alex White, RHP Indians: Pitched with Cleveland and Colorado from 2011-12.
2008 Ethan Martin, RHP, Dodgers: Pitched in 17 games over 2013-14 with Phillies.
2007 Devin Mesoraco, Braves: 2014 All-Star, now with the Reds. His season is over because of a torn labrum.
2006 Chris Marrero, OF, Nationals: Has played in 39 MLB games. Currently at Class AAA Pawtucket with Boston.