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Yankees 2019 draft pick results tracker and social media guide

Keep track of the Yankees’ 2019 draft class!

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The 2019 MLB Draft wrapped up yesterday. Obviously looking to fill a need in the farm system, the Yankees selected quite a few infielders early. Don’t worry though, they drafted plenty of college pitchers before all was said and done. All that is left to do is wait to see who signs. Spoiler alert: Jack Leiter will almost certainly go to college.

Per usual, I’ve put together a list of the Yankees’ 2019 draft class. I included the Twitter handles for the players who I could locate. Holler in the comments if you find one I missed. There won’t be much info about signings for a few days at least, and it will take even longer before players get assigned to teams. Check back often as we will update this post when information becomes available.

2019 Draft Tracker

Round Player School DOB Twitter Status Assignment
Round Player School DOB Twitter Status Assignment
1 (30) Anthony Volpe - SS Delbarton HS (NJ) 4/28/2001 @Volpe_Anthony Signed Pulaski
Comp A (38) TJ Sikkema - LHP Missouri 7/25/1998 @TJSikkema17 Signed GCL Yankees West
2 (67) Josh Smith - 2B Louisiana State 8/7/1997 @josh_smith8 Signed TBD
3 (105) Jake Sanford - OF Western Kentucky 10/24/1997 @jake_sanford96 Signed Staten Island
4 (135) Jake Agnos - LHP East Carolina (NC) 5/23/1998 @JakeAgnos Signed GCL Yankees West
5 (165) Ken Waldichuk - LHP St. Marys (CA) 1/8/1998 @Ken_Waldichuk Signed Pulaski
6 (195) Hayden Wesneski - RHP Sam Houston State (TX) 12/5/1997 @HWEZ02 Signed Pulaski
7 (225) Nick Paciorek - RHP Northwestern 6/1/1998 Signed GCL Yankees West
8 (255) Zach Greene - RHP University of Southern Alabama 8/29/1996 @zach_bluegreene Signed GCL Yankees East
9 (285) Spencer Henson - 1B Oral Roberts University (OK) 11/3/1997 @realspencerh14 Signed Pulaski
10 (315) Mitch Spence - RHP USC Aiken (SC) 5/6/1998 @BigMeeech24 Signed Pulaski
11 (345) Oliver Dunn - 2B Utah 9/2/1997 @OliverDunn_3 Signed Pulaski
12 (375) Ryan Anderson - RHP Nevada 10/12/1997 Signed Pulaski
13 (405) Nelson Alvarez - RHP South Florida 6/11/1998 Signed GCL Yankees West
14 (435) Kevin Milam - RHP St. Marys (CA) 2/13/1998 @kevin_milam9 Signed GCL Yankees West
15 (465) Edgar Barclay - LHP CSU Bakersfield 5/25/1998 @edgarvbarclay Signed GCL Yankees East
16 (495) Shaine McNeely - RHP Hope International U (CA) 5/10/1998 Signed GCL Yankees West
17 (525) Pat DeMarco - OF Vanderbilt (TN) 3/10/1998 @patdemarco27 Signed TBD
18 (555) Evan Voliva - RHP East Carolina (NC) 6/10/1996 @easyevv Signed GCL Yankees West
19 (585) Chad Bell - 3B University of Louisiana - Monroe 3/4/1997 @chadlybell12 Signed Pulaski
20 (615) Jack Leiter - RHP Delbarton School (NJ) 4/21/2000 @jackleiter22 Won't sign N/A
21 (645) Zach Kohn - RHP Central Michigan 9/30/1997 @KohnGotKicks Signed GCL Yankees East
22 (675) Gerrit van Zijll - LHP Alvin CC (TX) 8/2/1996 Signed Staten Island
23 (705) Matt Minnick - LHP Mercyhurst College (PA) 3/11/1996 @matt_minnick Signed Pulaski
24 (735) Jake Pries - OF UCLA 10/11/1996 @jakepries Signed GCL Yankees West
25 (765) Luke Brown - OF John A. Logan College (IL) 3/12/1999 @lukebrown_4 Won't sign N/A
26 (795) Ryan Brown - RHP South Salem HS (OR) 11/2/2000 Won't sign N/A
27 (825) Kyle MacDonald - 1B Arkansas State 6/17/1996 @K_MacDonald29 Signed GCL Yankees West
28 (855) Michael Giacone - LHP North Greenville University 10/23/1996 Signed Staten Island
29 (885) Chase Illig - C West Virginia 9/14/1996 @chase_illig Signed GCL Yankees East
30 (915) Zachary Maxwell - RHP North Paulding HS (GA) 1/26/2001 @ZachTMaxwell Won't sign N/A
31 (945) Chad Knight - C Staples HS (CT) 12/16/2000 @csknight27 Won't sign N/A
32 (975) Ethan Hoopingarner - RHP Aliso Niguel HS (CA) 8/29/2000 Won't sign N/A
33 (1005) Javier Reynoso - SS Colegio Angel David HS (PR) 7/27/2000 Signed GCL Yankees East
34 (1035) Joey Lancellotti - RHP North Carolina 1/15/1998 @Joey_lance31 Won't sign N/A
35 (1065) Nathaniel Espelin - LHP The Winchendon School (MA) 9/3/1999 @NateEspelin Won't sign N/A
36 (1095) Montana Semmel - RHP Westhill HS (CT) 1/1/2002 @pride271 Signed TBD
37 (1125) Bryce Jarvis - RHP Duke 12/26/1997 @BryceJarvis28 Won't sign N/A
38 (1155) Dontae Mitchell - OF Lakewood HS (FL) 2/2/2001 Won't sign N/A
39 (1185) Jake Farrell - 1B Northeastern (MA) 5/10/1996 Signed GCL Yankees East
40 (1215) Alex Garbrick - RHP Morehead State (KY) 6/4/1998 @alexgarbrick02 Won't sign N/A

Post-draft updates

6/6: We have our first official update: Jake Sanford signed his contract today!

6/7: According to Mark Feinsand, the Yankees signed T.J. Sikkema for slot value around $1.95 million. Ken Waldichuk, Zach Greene, Spencer Henson, Mitch Spence, and Jake Farrell have signed as well.

6/8: Chad Bell is a Yankee!

Kyle MacDonald also inked his deal yesterday. Chase Illig updated his Twitter bio to say that he is part of the org, too.

6/8 part two: Feinsand coming through with more updates. He reported that Shaine McNeely signed, along with Hayden Wesneski, Nick Paciorek, Oliver Dunn, Ryan Anderson, Kevin Milam, Edgar Barclay, and Javier Reynoso.

6/10: Exciting news: The Yankees signed first-round draft pick Anthony Volpe! He reportedly signed over-slot for $2,740,300. The value for the 30th pick was estimated around $2,365,500.

6/12: Evan Voliva tweeted that he will be joining the Yankees, and Zach Kohn added the org to his bio.

6/13: Finally an update on some of the high school picks: Zachary Maxwell will honor his commitment to Georgia Tech, and Chad Knight is headed to Duke. Ryan Brown is still weighing his options. As of Tuesday, Montana Semmel was waiting to hear an offer from the Yankees. Nate Espelin plans to go to Dayton University.

6/17: Matt Minnick added the org to his Twitter bio. Pat DeMarco is the only draft pick to make it to the College World Series, so he isn’t able to sign yet.

6/18: Fourth-round pick Jake Agnos has signed! Gerrit van Zijll, Nelson Alvarez, and Michael Giacone have also signed.

6/24: Updated the tracker to include some of the assignments that have started to trickle in.

6/25: The Gulf Coast League teams started playing, so more roster assignments have been made.

6/27: Updated the tracker to include the signing of Jake Pries, and many more roster assignments. Vanderbilt won the College World Series, and Pat DeMarco homered in their final game! There’s still no word on second-round pick Josh Smith or what the hold up is there.

7/7: Ryan Brown decided to go to college. It looks like Bryce Jarvis is going to stay at Duke for the meantime, according to his Twitter bio. There’s still no word on Josh Smith, but the deadline to sign is 7/12 so we will find out soon.

7/10: At long last, Josh Smith and the Yankees worked out a deal.

7/12: Pat DeMarco makes it official and signs with the Yankees.

7/21: We missed this one originally, but Montana Semmel did sign with the Yankees.