San Diegans headed to the major leagues in 2019 MLB Draft

Posted at 2:18 PM, Jun 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 18:38:08-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Several local ball players took their first steps to the major leagues this week.

Starting in the first round with the selection of Eastlake High's Keoni Cavaco and Vista High's Korey Lee, several other local boys would be chosen during the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft.

An overwhelming selection of San Diego players were pitchers, with at least 12 chosen by teams from more than 20 picks with local ties.

Here's a look at those picked up by teams during this year's draft:

(This list will be updated as more picks are made)

Round 1, pick 13: Eastlake High: Keoni Cavaco, SS; Drafted to Minnesota Twins; Approx. value: $4.2 million

Round 1, pick 32: Vista High/Cal: Korey Lee, C; Drafted to Houston Astros; Approx. value: $2.3 million

Round 2, pick 71: Christian High/Stanford: Kyle Stowers, CF; Drafted to Baltimore Orioles; Approx. value: $884K

Round 5, pick 165: University City High/Saint Mary’s: Ken Waldichuk, LHP; Drafted to New York Yankees; Approx. value: $310K

Round 6, pick 197: University of San Diego: Chris Murphy, LHP; Drafted to Boston Red Sox; Approx. value: $237K

Round 10, pick 296: Valhalla High/USD: Jeff Houghtby, SS; Drafted to San Francisco Giants; Approx. value: $146K

Round 10, pick 316: Torrey Pines High/University of Southern California: C.J. Stubbs, RHP; Drafted to Houston Astros; Approx. value: $142K

Round 11, pick 335: Cathedral Catholic High/USC: Connor Lunn, RHP; Drafted to St. Louis Cardinals

Round 11, pick 341: San Diego State University: Logan Boyer, RHP; Drafted to Los Angeles Dodgers

Round 12, pick 361: St. Augustine High/UC Santa Barbara: Jack Dashwood, LHP; Drafted to Los Angeles Angles

Round 13, pick 399: Mt. Carmel High/Cal State Fullerton: Daniel Cope, C; Drafted to Colorado Rockies

Round 13, pick 400: Point Loma Nazarene University: Micah Pries, OF; Drafted to Cleveland Indians

Round 14, pick 412: University of California, San Diego: Ted Stuka, RHP; Drafted to Detroit Tigers

Round 17, pick 520: Eastlake High/SDSU: Julian Escobedo, OF; Drafted to Cleveland Indians

Round 19, pick 576: USD: Travis Kuhn, RHP; Drafted to Seattle Mariners

Round 20, pick 605: SDSU: Adrian Mardueno, RHP; Drafted to St. Louis Cardinals

Round 21, pick 623: Helix High/University of California, Los Angeles: Jack Stronach, 3B; Drafted to San Diego Padres

Round 21, pick 647: Ramona High/Cal State Long Beach: Dylan Spacke, RHP; Drafted to Boston Red Sox

Round 23, pick 687: Grossmont College: Anders Tolhurst, RHP; Drafted to Toronto Blue Jays

Round 28, pick 828: Cathedral Catholic High/Pepperdine University: Jonathan Pendergast, RHP; Drafted to Baltimore Orioles

Round 30, pick 893: USD: Ripken Reyes, 2B; Drafted to San Diego Padres

Round 35, pick 1039: UCSD: Jonah Dipoto, RHP; Drafted to Kansas City Royals

Round 35, pick 1057: Point Loma High: Anthony Hall, 1B; Drafted to Atlanta Braves

Round 38, pick 1133: Santa Fe Christian School: Cole Roberts, SS; Drafted to San Diego Padres

Round 38, pick 1140: USD: Josh Hendrickson, LHP; Drafted to Philadelphia Phillies

Round 38, pick 1148: SDSU: Angelo Armenta, SS; Drafted to Tampa Bay Rays

Round 39, pick 1167: Otay Ranch High: Octavio Corona, RHP; Drafted to Toronto Blue Jays

Round 40, pick 1202: Ramona High: Derek Diamond, RHP; Drafted to Arizona Diamondbacks

Round 40, pick 1212: Torrey Pines High: Mac Bingham, CF; Drafted to Chicago Cubs