June 7, 2007
TEMPE, Ariz. - Eight members of the
Sogard was the first Sun Devil chosen, going the second round, 81st overall, to the San Diego Padres. Sogard was named the Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year and eanred All-American status from Collegiate Baseball. He was undrafted out of
Andrew Romine was selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the fifth round, 178th overall. Romine earned All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention honors this season as well. He had previously been drafted in the 36th round coming out of high school.
Tim Smith went in the seventh round by the Texas Rangers, going 230th overall. Smith, who was Honorable Mention All-Pac-10, was drafted for the third time. He was previously taken in the 21st round in 2004 and the 17th round in 2005.
Brian Flores, who was Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 this season, was taken by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 13th round, 395th overall. It was the third time
Scott Mueller was taken #639 overall (21st round) by the Baltimore Orioles. Mueller had been taken in the 41st round in 2004 and 37th round in 2005.
All-American and All-Pac-10 pitcher Josh Satow was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 28th round, 855th overall. Satow was undrafted out of
Mike Jones, who doubles as a wide receiver on the Sun Devil football team, was selected in the 42nd round (1,265th overall) by the Chicago White Sox.
2007 Major League Draft
Player Team Round Overall
Eric Sogard San Diego Padres 2nd 81st
Matt Spencer Philadelphia Phillies 3rd 113th
Andrew Romine Los Angeles Angels 5th 178th
Tim Smith Texas Rangers 7th 230th
Brian Flores Tampa Bay Devil Rays 13th 395th
Scott Mueller Baltimore Orioles 21st 639th
Josh Satow Seattle Mariners 28th 855th
Mike Jones Chicago White Sox 42nd 1,265th