[REPORT] A closer look at ALL pitchers selected in the 2015 MLB Draft


#1

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

#2

That’s awesome Steven


#3

Jacob Rudder from Nixa, Mo @ 330lbs! Not quite. Probably a lot closer to 200 than 300. He is 6’7" though.