MLB draft: Ducks, Beavers, Portland area high school players selected

Oregon left-handed pitcher David Peterson was the first player from the Oregon or Oregon State to be selected in the MLB draft.

Peterson was picked by the New York Mets with the 20th overall selection in the the first round of the draft on Monday. Since Peterson was selected, seven more Ducks and Beavers were picked in the draft.

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Two high school players from northern Oregon were selected.

Beaverton High and Oregon State commit Kevin Watson was drafted in the 18th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks. And the Seattle Mariners drafted Century High School's Kolby Somers out of Hillsboro in the 38th round.

Here's a look at the players drafted:

FIRST ROUND

New York Mets, pick 20: David Peterson, Oregon, LHP, Junior, 6-6, 240

COMPETITIVE BALANCE, ROUND A

Tampa Bay Rays, pick 31: Drew Rasmussen, Oregon State, RHP, 6-1, 225

THIRD ROUND

Milwaukee Brewers, pick 84: KJ Harrison, Oregon State, C, 6-2, 205

FOURTH ROUND

Boston Red Sox, pick 131: Jake Thompson, Oregon State, RHP, 6-1, 210

EIGHTH ROUND

Arizona Diamondbacks, pick 232: Tim Susnara, Oregon, C, 6-1, 195

17TH ROUND

San Francisco Giants, pick 516: Warren Brac, Oregon, RHP, 6-4, 215

18TH ROUND

Arizona Diamondbacks, pick 532: Kevin Watson, Beaverton High School, CF, 6-1, 190

38TH ROUND

Seattle Mariners, pick 1,143: Kolby Somers, Century High School (Hillsboro), LHP, 6-1, 195

39TH ROUND

Pittsburgh Pirates, pick 1,168: Mike Gretler, Oregon State, 3B, 6-2, 180

40TH ROUND

Washington Nationals, pick 1,213: Max Engelbrekt, Oregon State, LHP, 6-3, 197

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