I ran some numbers this morning on the final 2015 MLB Draft picks.
Here's the spreadsheet if you'd like to sort the data yourself:
2015-MLB-DRAFT-PITCHERS.xlsx (64.2 KB)
By The Numbers
- Total # of players selected: 1,215 (40 rounds)
- Total # of pitchers selected: 633 (52% of all picks) (462 RHPs, 171 LHPs)
- Total # of college pitchers selected: 482
- Top college pitcher: (4th pick overall) Dillon Tate, RHP, UC-Santa Barbara, 6'2" 210lbs
- Total # of HS pitchers selected: 151
- Top HS pitcher: (14th pick overall) Kolby Allard, LHP, San Clemente HS (CA), 6'1" 175lbs
- Average pitcher height: 6'3"
- Average pitcher weight: 201lbs
- Average pitcher age: 21