2016 Frontier League Draft Results

The two-day Frontier League tryout has finished, and the draft is now complete.  30 players were selected in this year’s draft. Pitching and catching once again dominated the draft results.  Only seven other position players (three outfielders, two 3B, and two 2B) were selected – all late in the draft.

With the first selection in the draft, the Normal Cornbelters selected LHP Billy Waltrip. Waltrip, who was drafted in 2013 by the Colorado Rockies, made it as high as low A Tri-City with the Rockies organization in 2014.

As we did last year, this site will be covering the entire draft class throughout the Frontier League season.

Below are the full results to the 2016 Frontier League Draft:

1 Normal CornBelters  LHP Billy Waltrip
2 Schaumburg Boomers  C Kolten Yamaguchi
3 Windy City ThunderBolts RHP Anthony Bazzani
4 Washington Wild Things LHP Jeff Conley
5 Joliet Slammers  C Connor Andrus
6 Gateway Grizzlies  LHP Corey Kimes
7 Gateway Grizzlies  LHP Jack Duffey
8 Florence Freedom  C Garrett Vail
9 Evansville Otters  C  T.J. Wharton
10 Traverse City Beach Bums  RHP Ashton Perritt
11 Normal CornBelters  RHP Matthew Chavarria
12 Washington Wild Things C Stephen Sunday
13 Lake Erie Crushers RHP Richard Cruz-Sanchez
14 Schaumburg Boomers C John Murphy
15 Windy City ThunderBolts C Ryan Gyrion
16 Joliet Slammers RHP Quinn Pippin
17 Gateway Grizzlies RHP Nate Carter
18 Evansville Otters RHP Keith Patton
19 Florence Freedom  3B Brent Gillespie
20 River City Rascals LHP Vin Roth
21 Traverse City Beach Bums  2B Jeremy Delgado
22 Lake Erie Crushers  RHP Brett Sullivan
23 Southern Illinois Miners C Leonel Ledesma
24 Schaumburg Boomers  OF Fernely Sanchez
25 Gateway Grizzlies 2B Kyle Forsythe
26 River City Rascals RHP Jordan DePonte
27 Normal CornBelters RHP Braulio Ortiz
28 Southern Illinois Miners OF Cody Semler
29 River City Rascals 3B Turner Gill
30 Normal CornBelters OF Chris Pagliarulo
(Results courtesy of FrontierLeague.com)

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