Nats 2016 Draft Class Update (6/24)

The Washington Nationals drafted 40 players in 40 rounds.  To date, they have signed 26 of their 40 picks, including their first overall selection, SS Carter Kieboom.  The Nats had two compensation selection at the bottom of the first round and selected Kieboom and P Dane Dunning.  Dunning has yet to sign.  Another signed player is fourth round OF Nick Banks.  Banks is a well respected draftee out of Texas A & M and there was a little uncertainty on whether he would sign.  Banks agreed to a deal on 6/21/15.

Here is the updated stats on the draftees.  All of them have just gotten their MLB careers underway.  (    ) indicates the Nationals’ minor league affiliate they were assigned to.

1 (28) — SS Carter Kieboom (Not Started Yet)

1 (29) — P Dane Dunning, RHP (Unsigned)

2 (58) — 3B Sheldon Neuse (Auburn)  Neuse has appeared in 3 games for the Doubledays and is 1 for 11 at the plate.  He has one extra base hit, a triple.  He has scored 2 runs and driven in 2 runs.  He has a SLG of .273 and a OBP of .167.   He is batting .091.

3 (94) — P Jesus Lazardo (Not Started Yet)

4 (124) — OF Nick Banks (Auburn).  Banks appeared in his first game and went 0 for 4 at the plate.  He has scored 1 run.  He has a SLG of .000 and an OBP of .000.  He is batting .000.

5 (154) — OF Daniel Johnson (Auburn)  Johnson has appeared in 2 games at Auburn.  He is off to a nice start, going 4 for 8 at the plate.  He has 1 double and has scored 1 run.  He has a SLG of .625 and an OBP of .500.  He is batting .500.

6 (184) — C Tres Barrera (Auburn) Barrera has appeared in 2 games and is 3 for 8 at the plate.  He has 1 double and has scored 1 run.  He has a SLG of .500 and an OBP of .375.  He is batting .375.

7 (214) — 2B Jacob Noll (Not Started Yet)

8 (244) — P A.J. Bogucki  (Not Started Yet)

9 (274) — C Joey Harris (Not Started Yet)

10 (304) — SS Paul Panaccione (Auburn) Panaccione has appeared in 2 games and is 0 for 8 at the plate.  He has 1 double and has scored 1 run.  He has a SLG of .000 and an OBP of .111.  He is batting .000.

11 — CF Armond Upshaw (Not Yet Started)  Signed 6/21

12 — P Hayden Howard (Unsigned)

13 — 1B Conner Simonetti (Not Yet Started)

14 — P Kyle Simonds (Not Yet Started)

15 — P Ryan Williamson (Unsigned)

16 — P Phillip Morse (Not Yet Started)

17 — SS Tyler Beckwith (Unsigned)

18 — P Ben Braymer (Not yet Started)

19 — C Jarrett Gonzales, (Unsigned)

20 — P Jake Barnett (Not Yet Started)

21 — P Jacob Howell (Not Yet Started)

22 — P Sterling Sharp (Not Yet Started)

23 — P Michael Rishwain (Not Yet Started)

24 — P Joseph Baltrip (Not Yet Started)

25 — SS Branden Boggetto (Not Yet Started)

26 — OF Jack Sundberg (Not Yet Started)

27 — P Jeremy McDonald (Not Yet Started)

28 — P Jonathan Reid (Not Yet Started)

29 — P Samuel Held (Unsigned)

30 — OF Tristan Clarke (Unsigned)

31 — C CJ Picerni (Not Yet Started)

32 — 3B Garrett Gonzales (Unsigned)

33 — SS Ryan Wetzel (Unsigned)

34 — P Morgan Cooper (Unsigned)

35 — P Tristan Bayless (Unsigned)

36 — OF Jordan McFarland (Unsigned)

37 — C Cory Voss (Unsigned)

38 — P Noah Murdock(Unsigned)

39 — 1B Matthew Mervis(Unsigned)

40 — P Sean Cook (Unsigned)