ORGANIZATION HAS SIGNED 28 PLAYERS INCLUDING FIVE NON-DRAFTED FREE AGENTS
ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 16, 2015 – The St. Louis Cardinals have signed seven more draft picks including two from the Top 10 rounds, bringing their total draft picks signed to 23 and the overall total to 28.
Jacob Evans (6th Round), a left-handed pitcher from the University of Oklahoma, and Jesse Jenner (7th Round), a catcher from the University of San Diego, signed giving the Cardinals 8-of-12 signees in the Top 10 rounds.
RHP Carson Cross (14th Round), INF Daniel Martin (24th Round), RHP Greg Tomchick (27th Round), OF Thomas Spitz (32nd Round) andINF R.J. Dennard (39th Round) round out the draft picks signed today.
Two non-drafted free agents were signed in right-handed pitcher Harley Holt from Hawaii Pacific University and left-handed hitting third baseman, Michael Polcyn, from Ripon College in Wisconsin.
The Cardinals have until July 17 at 4:00 p.m. CT, to sign players from the 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
2015 FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT SIGNEES (BOLD = Signed Today)
Rd., Player (overall pick) Pos. B-T Ht. Wt. School Hometown
- Nick Plummer (23) CF L-L 5-10 200 Brother Rice (MI) HS Lathrup Village, Mich.
1A. Jake Woodford (39) RHP R-R 6-4 210 Plant (FL) HS Tampa, Fla.
3A. Jordan Hicks (105) RHP R-R 6-2 185 Cypress Creek (TX) HS Houston, Texas
- Paul DeJong (131) LF R-R 6-1 195 Illinois State University Antioch, Ill.
- Ryan Helsley (161) RHP R-R 6-2 205 Northeastern State (OK) University Tahlequah, Okla.
- Jacob Evans (191) LHP L-L 6-2 215 University of Oklahoma Broken Arrow, Okla.
- Jesse Jenner (221) C R-R 6-0 205 University of San Diego Jamul, Calif.
- Andrew Brodbeck (281) 2B L-R 5-10 185 Flagler (FL) College Palm Harbor, Fla.
- Craig Aikin (401) OF L-L 5-10 175 University of Oklahoma Coppell, Texas
- Carson Cross (431) RHP R-R 6-5 210 University of Connecticut Brentwood, N.H.
- Ryan McCarvel (581) C R-R 6-3 200 Howard (TX) College Moreno Valley, Calif.
- Luke Doyle (611) 2B L-R 6-0 185 Yavapai (AZ) College Phoenix, Ariz.
- Hunter Newman (671) 1B R-R 6-2 210 Trevecca Nazarene (TN) University Chapmansboro, Tenn.
- Daniel Martin (731) 2B R-R 5-11 180 Azusa Pacific (CA) University Escondido, Calif.
- Greg Tomchick (821) RHP R-R 6-4 200 Old Dominion (VA) University Virginia Beach, Va.
- Ben Yokley (881) RHP R-R 6-1 190 United States Air Force Academy Arvada, Colo.
- Thomas Spitz (971) OF R-R 6-1 185 Wingate (NC) University West Chester, Pa.
- Chandler Hawkins (1,001) LHP R-L 6-1 190 Arkansas State University Memphis, Tenn.
- Dylan Tice (1,091) 2B S-R 5-8 190 West Chester (PA) University Perkasie, Pa.
- Stephen Zavala (1,121) C R-R 5-8 175 Whittier (CA) College Whittier, Calif.
- Orlando Olivera (1,151) OF R-R 6-0 230 Missouri Baptist College Miami, Fla.
- R.J. Dennard (1,181) 1B L-R 6-3 230 Armstrong State (GA) University Soperton, Ga.
- Joey Hawkins (1,211) SS R-R 5-11 180 Missouri State University Whitby, Ontario, Canada
NON-DRAFTED FREE AGENTS
Brady Bowen LHP R-L 6-1 155 Friends (KS) University Litchfield Park, Ariz.
Riley Drongesen C R-R 6-2 215 Menlo (CA) College Granite Bay, Calif.
Harley Holt RHP R-R 6-0 170 Hawaii Pacific University Honolulu, Hawaii
Michael Polcyn 3B L-R 6-3 225 Ripon (WI) College Ripon, Wisc.
Josh Swirchak INF R-R 6-1 180 Wilmington (DE) University Manassas, Va.