2020 MLB Draft Tracker: 25 former California high school baseball stars drafted

The 2020 MLB Draft wrapped up Thursday with 25 California high school products selected over the two-day, five-round draft.

Normally 40 rounds, the 2020 draft was condensed to five rounds to help cut costs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The first round took place on Wednesday, and the final four rounds took place Thursday.

Beginning on Sunday, MLB teams will be allowed to sign an unlimited number of undrafted free agents for $20,000. We’ll keep you updated on former California high school stars who sign as UDFAs.

Here’s a complete list of former California high school baseball stars selected in the 2020 MLB Draft:



No. 1 to the Detroit Tigers: Spencer Torkelson, Arizona State 1B (Casa Grande High School, Petaluma, California)

No. 17 to the Boston Red Sox: Nick Yorke, Archbishop Mitty High School 2B

No. 19 to the New York Mets: Pete Crow-Armstrong, Harvard-Westlake School CF

No. 20 to the Milwaukee Brewers: Garrett Mitchell, UCLA CF (Orange Lutheran High School, Orange, California)

No. 26 to the Oakland Athletics: Tyler Soderstrom, Turlock High School C

(Compensatory) No. 37 to the Tampa Bay Rays: Alika Williams, Arizona State SS (Rancho Bernardo High School)


No. 44 to the Pittsburgh Pirates: Jared Jones, La Mirada HS RHP

No. 49 to the San Francisco Giants: Casey Schmitt, San Diego State 3B/RHP (Eastlake High School, Chula Vista, California)

(Compensatory) No. 69 to the New York Mets: Isaiah Greene, Corona High School OF


–No. 79 to the Pittsburgh Pirates: Nick Garcia, Chapman University RHP (Junipero Serra High School, San Carlos, California)

–No. 85 to the San Francisco Giants: Kyle Harrison, De La Salle High School LHP, Concord, California

–No. 91 to the New York Mets: Anthony Walters, San Diego State SS (Tustin High School)

–No. 94 to the Washington Nationals: Holden Powell, UCLA RHP (Mt. Whitney High School, Visalia, California)

–No. 95 to the Cleveland Indians: Petey Halpin, Mira Costa High School OF, Manhattan Beach, California

–No. 96 to the Tampa Bay Rays: Hunter Barnhart RHP, St. Joseph High School, Santa Maria, California

–No. 100 to the Los Angeles Dodgers: Jake Vogel, Huntington Beach High School OF


–No. 106 to the Toronto Blue Jays: Nick Frasso, Loyola Marymount University RHP (Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, California)

–No. 124 to the Cleveland Indians: Milan Tolentino, Santa Margarita High School SS

–No. 125 to the Tampa Bay Rays: Tanner Murray, UC-Davis SS (San Lorenzo Valley High School, Felton, California)


–No. 134 to the Miami Marlins: Kyle Hurt, USC RHP (Torrey Pines High School, San Diego, California)

–No. 137 to the Seattle Mariners: Taylor Dollard, Cal Poly RHP (Crespi High School, Encino, California)

–No. 141 to the Los Angeles Angels: Adam Seminaris, Long Beach State LHP (Chino Hills High School)

–No. 145 to the Texas Rangers: Thomas Saggese, Carlsbad High School SS

–No. 152 to the St. Louis Cardinals: LJ Jones IV, Long Beach State OF (Eastlake High School, Chula Vista, California)

–No. 160 to the Houston Astro: Shay Whitcomb, UCSD SS (Newbury Park High School)

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