19 Draft League alumni selected on Draft Day 2
Recounting Day 2 picks
Phillies' pick Reed on Draft League
Carter strikes out four
Palmegiani's three-run homer
Forty-seven players from the MLB Draft League were selected in the 2023 MLB Draft. Sabin Ceballos, who played for the 2022 Crosscutters, became the highest-drafted player in Draft League history when the Atlanta Braves selected the University of Oregon product with pick No. 94 in the third round. More >>
Lefty starter Zach Thornton joined MLB Central to discuss his experience at the MLB Draft Combine in Arizona after pitching for the West Virginia Black Bears in the Draft League. Watch >>
With dozens of players drafted or signed out of the Draft League in the last two seasons, the Minor Leagues are filled with alumni who are trying to make their way to the Majors.
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2023 MLB Draft League Information
First half (June 1-July 4): For Amateur/Draft-eligible players from the Divisions I-III, NAIA, junior college and high school (graduating seniors) levels. 30 games per team.
Second half (July 7-Sept. 2): For professional players who exhausted their amateur eligibility. Players received housing, meal money, travel and weekly compensation. 50 games per team.
- Crosscutters alum Turconi ('21) named Northwest League All-Star
- Former Keys LHP Evan Taylor ('21) earns FSL All-Star honors
- Draft League sends 14 alums to '23 Fall League
- Kirkland Banks, John Mikolaicyk earn final MLB Draft League Weekly honors
- Kolby Johnson, Shaun Gamelin earn MLB Draft League monthly honors
- Kolby Johnson, Ty Pohlmann take home MLB Draft League Weekly honors
- Trenton Jamison, Shaun Gamelin earn MLB Draft League Weekly honors
- Washington Nationals purchase contract of RHP Anthony Arguelles