Cubs Draft Picks 2012: Chicago Selects 15 High School Players

The 2012 MLB Draft is over, and the front office team headlined by Theo Epstein, Jason McLeod and Jed Hoyer have landed their first draft class for the Chicago Cubs. For a team looking to build for the future and strengthen their farm system with high upside players and power arms, the Cubs selected 20 college players, seven junior college players and a whopping 15 high school prospects.

In terms of a positional breakdown, the Cubs selected 22 pitchers (18 RHP, 4 LHP), seven infielders, eight outfielders and five catchers, according to the official team press release.

Here is a complete list of the Cubs' 2012 MLB Draft class:

PICK PLAYER SCHOOL POS B/T CLASS
6 Almora, Albert Mater Academy Charter School, FL OF R/R HS




43 Johnson, Pierce Missouri State, MO RHP R/R JR
56 Blackburn, Paul Heritage HS, CA RHP R/R HS
67 Underwood, Duane Pope HS, GA RHP R/R HS
101 McNeil, Ryan Nipomo HS, CA RHP R/R HS
134 Conway, Josh Coastal Carolina, SC RHP R/R JR
164 Prieto, Anthony Americas HS, TX LHP L/L HS
194 Lang, Trey Gateway CC, AZ RHP R/R J2
224 Bruno, Stephen Virginia, VA 3B R/R JR
254 Heesch, Michael University of South Carolina Beaufort, SC LHP R/L SR
284 Krist, Chadd California, CA C R/R SR
314 Martin, Chad Indiana, IN RHP R/R SR
344 Crawford, Rashad Mundy?s Mill HS, GA CF S/R HS
374 Amlung, Justin Louisville, KY RHP R/R SR
404 Rademacher, Bijan Orange Coast Col, CA OF L/L J2
434 Hoffner, Corbin St Petersburg Col, FL RHP R/R J1
464 Escobar, Carlos Nevada, NV C R/R JR
494 Hamann, Michael Toledo, OH RHP R/R JR
524 Dorris, Nathan Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL LHP L/L JR
554 Bote, David Neosho County CC, KS SS R/R J1
584 Tomscha, Damek Iowa Western CC, IA 3B R/R J2
614 Hickman, Blake Simeon Career Academy, IL C R/R HS
644 Perakslis, Stephen University of Maine - Orono, ME RHP R/R JR
674 Orozco, Eduardo University of California - Riverside, CA RHP R/R 5S
704 Drossner, Jake Council Rock HS North, PA LHP R/L HS
734 Fisher, Jameson Zachary HS, LA C L/R HS
764 Wiseman, Rhett Buckingham Browne & Nichols, MA CF L/R HS
794 Rakkar, Jasvir SUNY Stony Brook, NY RHP R/R JR
824 Bremer, Tyler Baylor U, TX RHP R/R SR
854 Rymel, Lance Rogers St U, OK C R/R SR
884 Pentecost, Austin Lewis-Clark State, ID RHP R/R SR
914 Garsez, Izaac Col of Idaho, ID RF L/L SR
944 Bonnell, Bryan Centennial HS, NV RHP L/R HS
974 Saunders, Timothy Marietta Col, OH SS R/R SR
1004 Pannone, Thomas Bishop Hendricken School, RI OF L/L HS
1034 Botnick, Christian Notre Dame Catholic SS, RHP R/R HS
1064 Carhart, Ben Stetson U, FL 3B R/R SR
1094 Edwards, Sly St. Brendan HS, FL CF R/R HS
1124 Crum, Clayton Howard College, TX RHP R/R J2
1154 Evans, Hassan Herkimer County CC, NY CF R/R J3
1184 Sveum, Rustin Desert Mountain HS, AZ 3B S/R HS
1214 Rogers, Jacob Mt Olive Col, NC 1B L/R SR

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage, head over to Cubs blog Bleed Cubbie Blue. For more comprehensive MLB prospect and draft coverage, visit Minor League Ball. And for more news and notes from around the league, check out Baseball Nation.

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