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2013 MLB Draft Round 1 Advisors/Players List

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Stanford Cardinal pitcher Mark Appel (26) is met at the mound by teammates during the fourth inning of game one of the Tallahassee super regional against the Florida State Seminoles at Dick Howser Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports
Stanford Cardinal pitcher Mark Appel was the first selection of the 2013 MLB Draft and is advised by Scott Boras. Photo Credit: Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

First Round + Competitive Balance A Highlights

  • Frontline Sports Management with 5 clients selected – 12.82%
  • Excel Sports Management with 5 clients selected – 12.82%
  • Scott Boras with 4 clients selected – 10.26%
  • Jet Sports Management with 4 clients selected – 10.26%
  • Sosnick Cobbe with 3 clients selected – 7.69%
  • ACES with 3 clients selected – 7.69%

First Round

1. Houston Astros – Mark Appel, RHP, Stanford University – Advisor: Scott Boras

2. Chicago Cubs – Kris Bryant, 3B, University of San Diego – Advisor: Scott Boras

3. Colorado Rockies – Jonathan Gray, RHP, University of Oklahoma – Advisor: Jay Franklin (BBI Sports Group)

4. Minnesota Twins – Kohl Stewart, RHP, St. Pius X High School (Tex.) – Advisor: Darek Braunecker (Frontline Athlete Management)

5. Cleveland Indians – Clint Frazier, OF, Loganville High School (Ga.) – Advisor: ACES

6. Miami Marlins – Colin Moran, 3B, University of North Carolina – Advisor: Casey Close (Excel Sports Management)

7. Boston Red Sox – Trey Ball, LHP, New Castle High School (Ind.) – Advisor: Darek Braunecker (Frontline Athlete Management)

8. Kansas City Royals – Hunter Dozier, SS, Stephen F. Austin State University – Advisor: Darek Braunecker (Frontline Athlete Management)

9. Pittsburgh Pirates – Austin Meadows, OF, Grayson High School (Ga.) – Advisor: Excel Sports Management

10. Toronto Blue Jays – Phil Bickford, RHP, Oaks Christian High School (Ca.) – Advisor: Greg Genske (Legacy Sports Group)

11. New York Mets – Dom Smith, 1B, Serra High School (Ca.) – Advisor: Danny Lozano (MVP Sports Group)

12. Seattle Mariners – D.J. Peterson, 3B, New Mexico – Advisor: Excel Sports Management

13. San Diego Padres – Hunter Renfroe, OF, Mississippi State – Advisor: Bo McKinnis (McKinnis Sports Management)

14. Pittsburgh Pirates – Reese McGuire, C, Kentwood High School (Wash.) – Advisor: Matt Sosnick/Adam Karon (Sosnick Cobbe Sports)

15. Arizona Diamondbacks – Braden Shipley, RHP, Nevada – Advisor: Matt Sosnick/Adam Karon (Sosnick Cobbe Sports)

16. Philadelphia Phillies – J.P. Crawford, SS, Lakewood High School (Ca.) – Advisor: Len Strelitz (Wasserman Media Group)

17. Chicago White Sox – Tim Anderson, SS, East Central CC (Miss.) – Advisor: Reynolds Sports Management

18. Los Angeles Dodgers – Chris Anderson, RHP, Jacksonville – Advisor: ACES

19. St. Louis Cardinals – Marco Gonzales, LHP, Gonzaga – Advisor: Randy Rowley (Rowley Sports Management)

20. Detroit Tigers – Jonathon Crawford, RHP, Florida – Advisor: B.B. Abbott (Jet Sports Management)

21. Tampa Bay Rays – Nick Ciuffo, C, Lexington High School (S.C.) – Advisor: Frontline Athlete Management

22. Baltimore Orioles – Hunter Harvey, RHP, Bandys High School (N.C.) – Advisor: Beverly Hills Sports Council

23. Texas Rangers – Alex Gonzalez, RHP, Oral Roberts – Advisor: Jason Wood (Arland Sports)

24. Oakland Athletics – Billy McKinney, OF, Plano West High School (Tx.) – Advisor: B.B. Abbott (Jet Sports Management)

25. San Francisco Giants – Christian Arroyo, SS, University of Florida – Advisor: Emil Bodenstein (O’Connell Sports Management)

26. New York Yankees – Eric Jagielo, 3B, Notre Dame – Advisor: Frontline Athlete Management

27. Cincinnati Reds – Philip Ervin, OF, Samford – Advisor: Michael Moye (Moye Sports Associates)

28. St. Louis Cardinals – Rob Kaminsky, LHP, St. Joseph High School (N.J.) – Advisor: Excel Sports Management

29. Tampa Bay Rays – Ryne Stanek, RHP, Arkansas – Advisor: Jason Wood (Arland Sports)

30. Texas Rangers – Travis Demeritte, SS, Winder Barrow High School (Ga.) – Advisor: ACES

31. Atlanta Braves – Jason Hursh, RHP, Oklahoma State – Advisor: SFX

32. New York Yankees – Aaron Judge, OF, Fresno State – Advisor: PSI Sports Management

33. New York Yankees – Ian Clarkin, LHP, James Madison High School (Ca.) – Advisor: John Boggs and Associates

Competitive Balance Round A

34. Kansas City Royals – Sean Manaea, LHP, Indiana State – Advisor: Scott Boras

35. Miami Marlins – Matt Krook, LHP, St. Ignatius High School (Calif.) – Advisor: Matt Sosnick/Adam Karon (Sosnick Cobbe Sports)

36. Arizona Diamondbacks – Aaron Blair, RHP, Marshall University – Advisor: PSI Sports Management

37. Baltimore Orioles – Josh Hart, Parkview High School (Ga.) – Advisor: SFX

38. Cincinnati Reds – Michael Lorenzen, OF/RHP, Cal State Fullerton – Advisor: Scott Boras

39. Detroit Tigers – Corey Knebel, RHP, Texas – Advisor: Excel Sports Management

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