Washington Nationals 2016 Draft Class Update (8/4)

Here is the updated stats on the 2016 Nats Draft Class. All of them have just gotten their MLB careers underway. ( ) indicates the Nationals’ minor league affiliate they were assigned to.

BOLD TYPE Indicates a star draftee.

1 (28) — SS Carter Kieboom (GCL) Kieboom has appeared in 20 games with the GCL Nationals. He has 17 hits in 76 at bats. He has 9 extra base hits, which includes 5 doubles and 4 triples. He has scored 10 runs and driven in 11 runs. He has a .395 slugging percentage and a .315 OBP. Keiboom is batting .224.

1 (29) — P Dane Dunning (Auburn), Assigned to the GCL Nationals and promoted to Auburn. He made a combined 4 starts  and has posted an 0-1 record.  In 11.2 innings, Dunning has only allowed 9 hits, 5 runs, 2 walks, and has fanned 11 batters.  He has a WHIP of 0.94 and has posted a an ERA of 3.86.

2 (58) — 3B Sheldon Neuse (Auburn) Neuse has appeared in 29 games and is 23 for 102 at the plate. He has 7 extra base hits, including 5 doubles and 2 triples. He has scored 10 runs, has 1 stolen base, and driven in 8 runs. He has a SLG of .314 and a OBP of .295 He is batting .225.

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

4 (124) — OF Nick Banks (Auburn). Banks appeared in 33 games and is 37 for 128 at the plate. He has 7 extra base hits, including 5 doubles and 1 triple. He has scored 13 runs, driven in 15 runs, and has stolen 6 bases. He has a SLG of .344 and a OBP of .319 He is batting .289.

5 (154) — OF Daniel Johnson (Auburn) Johnson has appeared in 34 games and has collected 33 hits on 139 at bats. He has 6 extra base hits, including 4 doubles and 2 triples. He has scored 17 runs, stolen 6 bases, and driven in 8 runs. He has a SLG of .295 and a OBP of .262 He is batting .237.

6 (184) — C Tres Barrera (Auburn) Barrera has appeared in 28 games and has collected 21 hits on 94 at bats. He has 9 extra base hits, including 7 doubles and 2 home runs. He has scored 14 runs and driven in 9 runs. He has a SLG of .362 and a OBP of .336. He is batting .223.

7 (214) — 2B Jacob Noll (Auburn) Noll was initially assigned to Rookie GCL, was promoted to Auburn, and has since been promoted to Hagerstown.  Combined, Noll has appeared in 28 games and has collected 29 hits on 102 at bats. He has 7 extra base hits, including 4 doubles, 1 triple, and 2 home runs. He has scored 13 runs, has 2 stolen bases, and driven in 15 runs. He has a SLG of .402 and a OBP of .348.   He is batting .284.  Since his promotion to Hagerstown, Noll is 2 for 11 with a double.

8 (244) — P A.J. Bogucki (GCL) A.J. was initially assigned to the GCL but was promoted to Auburn.  Bogucki has appeared in 67 games, 4 of which were starts.  he has posted an 0-4 record.  He has pitched in 14 innings and allowed 28 hits, 20 runs, has walked 7, and and fanned 11 batters. He has a 2.50 WHIP and an ERA of 12.86.

9 (274) — C Joey Harris (GCL) Harris has appeared in 17 games and has collected 15 hits on 51 at bats. He has 1 extra base hit, which is 1 double. He has scored 6 runs, stolen 1 base, and driven in 6 runs. He has a SLG of .314 and a OBP of .419 He is batting .294.

10 (304) — SS Paul Panaccione (Auburn) Panaccione has appeared in 22 games and has collected 15 hits on 74 at bats. He has 2 extra base hits, which includes 2 doubles. He has scored 4 runs, stolen 1 bases, and driven in 5 runs. He has a SLG of .253 and a OBP of .230 He is batting .203.

11 — CF Armond Upshaw (GCL) Upshaw has appeared in 13 games and is 13 for 40 at the plate. He has 2 extra base hits, including 1 double and 1 triple.  He has scored 6 runs, has 2 RBI, and has swiped 3 bases. He has a .400 SLG and a .391 OBP. Upshaw is batting .325.

12 — P Hayden Howard (Auburn) Has appeared in 6 game has posted an 0-1 record. He has appeared in 11 innings and allowed 17 hits, 6 walks, and 9 runs, and has struckout 9. HHe has recorded a WHIP of 2.09 and has an ERA of 7.36

13 — 1B Conner Simonetti (GCL) Simonetti has appeared in 23 games and has collected 20 hits on 90 at bats. He has 8 extra base hits, including 4 doubles and 4 home runs. He has scored 12 runs, stolen 0 bases, and driven in 13 runs. He has a SLG of .400 and a OBP of .278 He is batting .222.

14 — P Kyle Simonds (Auburn) Simonds was initially assigned to GCL and promoted to Auburn.  He has appeared in 8 games and made 3 starts. He is 1-3 on the season. He has tossed 20 innings and allowed 18, 5 runs, 4 walks, and has fanned 19 batters. Simonds has posted a 1.10 WHIP and recorded an ERA of 2.25.

15 — P Ryan Williamson (Not Yet Started)

16 — P Phillip Morse (Auburn) Morse started off at GCL and was moved to Auburn. Morse has appeared in 12 games and is 1-0 with 1 save. He has appeared in 14.2 innings and allowed 25 hits, 10 walks, 15 runs, and has fanned 16 batters. He has a WHIP of 2.39 and has posted a 9.20 ERA.

17 — SS Tyler Beckwith (GCL) Beckwith has appeared in 23 games and has collected 21 hits on 80 at bats. He has 3 extra base hits, which includes 2 doubles and 1 home run.  He has scored 14 runs, stolen 1 base, and driven in 7 runs. He has a SLG of .325 and a OBP of .359 He is batting .263.

18 — P Ben Braymer (GCL) Braymer has appeared in 7 games and made 2 starts. He is 0-2 with 0 saves. He has appeared in 17.2 innings and allowed 12 hits, 11 walks, 9 runs, while striking out 23 batters. He has a 1.30 WHIP and has posted a 4.58 ERA.

20 — P Jake Barnett (GCL) Barnett has appeared in 2 games out of the bullpen. He is 0-0 with 0 saves. He has appeared in 5 innings and allowed 4 hits, 1 run, 0 walks, and fanned 2 batters. Barnett has posted a 1.80 ERA.

21 — P Jacob Howell (Hagerstown) Howell started at GCL, was moved to Auburn, and has since been promoted to Hagerstown. He has appeared in a combined 10 games and is 2-0 with 0 saves. He has appeared in 27 innings and allowed 17 hits, 6 walks, and 8 runs while fanning 21 batters. He has recorded a WHIP of 0.85 and an ERA of 2.67.

22 — P Sterling Sharp (GCL) Sharp has appeared in 6 games and made 4 starts. He is 0-0 with 1 save. He has appeared in 19.2 innings and allowed 27 hits, 2 walks, 10 runs, and has fanned 17 batters. He has a WHIP of 1.47. Sharp has posted a 4.58 ERA.

23 — P Michael Rishwain (GCL) Rishwain has appeared in 8 games out of the bullpen. He is 1-0 with 0 saves. He has appeared in 9.2 innings and allowed 13 hits, 34walks, 5 runs, and has fanned 9 batters. He has a WHIP of 1.76 and an ERA of 4.66 ERA.

24 — P Joseph Baltrip (GCL) Baltrip has appeared in 11 games out of the bullpen. He is 1-0 with 4 saves. In 15.2 innings, he has allowed 10 hits, 11 walks, but 1 runs, and has fanned 11 batters. He has a WHIP 1.34 of and an ERA of 0.57.

25 — SS Branden Boggetto (GCL) Boggetto has appeared in 21 games and has collected 23 hits on 76 at bats. He has 4 extra base hits, including 4 doubles. He has scored 10 runs, stolen 0 bases, and driven in 8 runs. He has a SLG of .355 and a OBP of .354.  He is batting .303.

26 — OF Jack Sundberg (Auburn) Initially assigned to the GCL, he was promoted to Auburn.  Sundberg has appeared in a combined 21 games and is 23 for 81 at the plate. He has 3 extra base hits, including 3 triples and 1 home run. He has scored 11 runs, stolen 5 bases, and has 7 RBI. He has a .395 SLG and a .372 OBP. Sundberg is batting .284.

27 — P Jeremy McDonald (GCL) McDonald has appeared in 7 games out of the bullpen. He is 3-0 with 0 saves. He has appeared in 14.2 innings and allowed 17 hits, 4 walks, 7 runs, and has fanned 16 batters. McDonald has posted a WHIP of 1.43 and an ERA of 4.30.

28 — P Jonathan Reid (GCL) Reid has appeared in 6 games out of the bullpen. He is 2-1 with 0 saves. He has appeared in 15.2 innings and allowed 8 hits, 3 walk, 3 runs, and has fanned 7 batters. Reid has posted a WHIP of 0.70 and an ERA of 1.72.

29 — P Samuel Held (GCL) Held has appeared in 5 games. He is 0-0 with 0 saves. In 8 innings, he has allowed 3 hit, 4 walks, 0 runs, and has 7 strikeouts. He has a WHIP of 0.88 and an ERA of 0.00.

30 — OF Tristan Clarke (Not yet assigned)

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)