MLB Draft Results 2011: Full List Of Oakland Athletics Picks

The 2011 MLB Draft is officially complete and the Oakland Athletics have their 49 person haul. They've got a pitcher named Pitcher. They drafted Bob Geren's son. They spent most of the first two days drafting college talent, and then flipped over almost entirely to high school talent on day two.

I've posted a rundown of the A's 2011 draft class after the jump (courtesy of mlb.com) and here are some of the numbers. The A's drafted 21 pitchers (14 RHP, 7 LHP), 13 infielders although none are listed as first basemen (2 2B, 7 SS, 4 3B), and 11 outfielders (four centerfielders, seven corner outfielders).

Projecting from an MLB draft class is probably the hardest of the four major sports. In football, basketball, and hockey, players are inserted into the major league level fairly quickly, if not right away. It's incredibly rare for an MLB draft pick to be in the big leagues within a year, let alone right away. There are some exceptions, but for the most part, any of these soon to be minor leaguers that do make it to the big leagues are likely to spend at least a couple years in the minors, if not more.

As it currently stands, the highest any of these players is likely to be placed this year is Stockton, which is in the advanced A-ball California League. Primarily the players that sign and are assigned this year will be going to the short-season Vermont Lake Monsters of the New York-Penn League and the Burlington Bees of the Low A Midwest League. A good chunk will head down to Arizona to play for the AZL Athletics of the Arizona League.

Pick Team Player School Pos B/T Ht Wt DOB Class
18 Gray, Sonny Vanderbilt RHP R/R 5'11" 200 1989-11-07 JR
105 Vollmuth, B.A. Southern Mississippi 3B R/R 6'03" 215 1989-12-23 JR
136 Crocker, Bobby Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo CF R/R 6'03" 220 1990-05-01 JR
166 Taylor, Beau U Central Florida C L/R 5'10" 180 1990-02-13 JR
196 Alexander, Dayton Feather River Col CF R/R 6'02" 190 1991-02-04 J2
226 Treinen, Blake South Dakota State RHP R/R 6'04" 215 1988-06-30 5S
256 O'Connell, Colin Cal State - Fullerton RHP L/R 6'06" 200 1990-06-15 JR
286 Fry, Jace Southridge HS (OR) LHP L/L 6'01" 190 1993-07-09 HS
316 Robinson, Dusty Fresno St U OF R/R 5'11" 200 1989-09-09 JR
346 Lamb, Christopher Davidson LHP S/L 6'01" 185 1990-06-29 JR
376 Macklin, Xavier North Carolina A&T St U OF R/R 6'01" 190 1990-09-05 JR
406 Tanis, Jacob Mercer 3B R/R 6'01" 200 1989-06-30 JR
436 Rickles, Nicholas Stetson U C R/R 6'03" 225 1990-02-02 JR
466 Walz, Thomas Kansas RHP R/R 6'00" 175 1988-11-21 SR
496 Peters, Tanner U Nevada Las Vegas RHP R/R 6'00" 150 1990-08-06 JR
526 Jamieson, Sean Canisius College SS R/R 6'00" 193 1989-03-02 SR
556 Powers, David Sam Houston St U LHP L/L 6'02" 205 1989-05-25 SR
586 Potter, Eric U Maryland College Park LHP L/L 6'04" 205 1989-11-26 SR
616 Wunderlich, Kurt Michigan St U RHP R/R 6'02" 220 1989-08-22 SR
646 Magee, Brandon Arizona State CF L/R 6'00" 225 1990-10-22 JR
676 Stafford, Rhett Marshall U OF R/R 6'02" 225 1989-03-01 JR
706 Tanner, Cecil Georgia RHP R/R 6'06" 240 1990-04-23 JR
736 Kuhn, Robert Zionsville Community HS (IN) SS R/R 5'11" 185 1992-09-10 HS
766 Oberacker, Chad Tennessee Tech CF L/L 5'11" 195 1989-01-14 SR
796 Roberts, John Virginia Military Institute SS L/R 6'01" 190 1989-02-23 SR
826 Self, Derek Louisville RHP R/R 6'03" 205 1990-01-14 JR
856 Girdwood, Thomas Elon University RHP R/R 6'02" 200 1989-03-14 SR
886 Eppley, Nate Rider U RHP R/R 6'06" 205 1988-10-28 SR
916 Kilcrease, Nathaniel U Alabama Tuscaloosa RHP R/R 5'06" 175 1989-08-17 SR
946 Kuebel, Nicholas St. Louis University HS (MO) LHP R/L 6'01" 196 1992-07-02 HS

Pick Team Player School Pos B/T Ht Wt DOB Class
976 Granier, Andrew U Louisiana Monroe RHP R/R 6'00" 180 1988-11-24 SR
1006 Booker, Austin UC Berkeley 2B L/R 5'10" 170 1988-04-11 5S
1036 Unzue, Alfredo LHP L/L 6'01" 175 1985-08-16 NS
1066 Perlman, Max Harvard U RHP R/L 6'07" 235 1988-02-02 SR
1096 Farney, Brenden Vacaville HS (CA) SS L/R 5'10" 185 1993-07-18 HS
1126 Wood, Eric No School 3B R/R 6'02" 195 1992-11-22 NS
1156 Blandino, Alessandre St Francis HS (CA) SS L/R 6'00" 180 1992-11-06 HS
1186 Boras, Shane USC 2B S/R 5'09" 160 1989-11-24 JR
1216 Coffman, Nic Woodrow Wilson HS (OR) 3B R/R 6'03" 180 1992-12-15 HS
1246 Bittiger, Brett Pius X HS (PA) SS R/R 5'10" 175 1992-10-23 HS
1276 Geren, Brett San Ramon Valley HS (CA) C R/R 5'10" 1992-07-14 HS
1306 Frank, Adam Williams Field HS (AZ) LHP L/L 6'00" 195 1993-03-02 HS
1336 Bostick, Chris Aquinas Institute (NY) SS R/R 5'11" 185 1993-03-24 HS
1366 Jacobe, CJ Vacaville HS (CA) OF L/L 6'00" 190 1992-11-09 HS
1396 Esposito, Nathan Granite Bay HS (CA) C R/R 5'11" 180 1993-06-25 HS
1426 Waller, Jeriel Grossmont Col OF L/L 5'10" 165 1989-12-07 J2
1456 Feeney, Travis Pinole Valley HS (CA) LF R/R 6'04" 205 1992-11-18 HS
1486 Sheffield, Charles The Pendleton School (FL) OF R/R 6'03" 180 1992-12-07 HS
1516 Pitcher, Travis Cypress Col RHP R/R 6'04" 200 1991-01-30 J2

We had three days of coverage surrounding the 2011 MLB Draft. For more in-depth discussion about the Oakland A's head to Athletics Nation. For more general minor league and draft discussion, check out Minor League Ball and Baseball Nation.

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