2022 MLB Draft: Canadian recap
OTTAWA – The 2022 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft concluded today with rounds 11 through 20 where six Canadians heard their names called.
In total, 15 Canadian-born players were selected over the three-day event including nine current or former members of Baseball Canada’s Junior National Team (U18) program.
The following is a breakdown of Canadian players drafted by MLB organization:
Atlanta Braves (3), San Diego Padres (2), Cleveland Guardians (2), Arizona Diamondbacks (2), Toronto Blue Jays (1), Los Angeles Angles (1), New York Mets (1), Washington Nationals (1), Boston Red Sox (1), Milwaukee Brewers (1)
Of note, Toronto-born Adam Tulloch and Vancouver-born Lamar King Jr. are included in the 15 Canadians selected. Both players were raised in the United States.
Canadians selected in 2022 MLB First-Year Player Draft
- **SS Dylan O’Rae (Sarnia, ON) – Milwaukee Brewers – 3rd Round (102nd overall) Junior National Team/Great Lake Canadians
- *C Lamar King Jr. (Perry Hall, Maryland) – San Diego Padres – 4th Round (120th overall) Calvert Hall College HS
- 1B David McCabe (Courtice, ON) – Atlanta Braves – 4th Round (125th overall) UNC Charlotte
- **SS Nate Ochoa (Burlington, ON) – Washington Nationals – 6th Round (171st overall) Fieldhouse Pirates
- RHP Jonah Tong (Markham, ON) – New York Mets – 7th Round (209th overall) Toronto Mets
- **RHP Adam Maier (North Vancouver, BC) – Atlanta Braves – 7th Round (215th overall) Oregon
- C Gavin Logan (Oyen, Alberta) – Arizona Diamondbacks – 9th Round (258th overall) Oregon State
- **1B Matt Coutney (Wetaskiwin, AB) – Los Angeles Angels – 10th Round (298th overall) Old Dominion
- **RHP Jacob Zibin (Langley, BC) – Cleveland Guardians – 10th Round (301st overall) Langley Blaze/TNXL Academy
- **RHP Eli Saul (Vancouver, BC) – Arizona Diamondbacks – 13th Round (378th overall) Sacramento State
- **RHP Cédric De Granpré (St-Simon, QC) – Atlanta Braves – 13th Round (398th overall) Chipola (FL) College
- *LHP Adam Tulloch (Weston, Florida) – Cleveland Guardians – 15th Round (451st overall) Arizona State
- LHP Nathan Landry (Victoriaville, QC) – Boston Red Sox – 15th Round (459th overall) University of Missouri
- **C Hugh Pinkney (Toronto, ON) – San Diego Padres – 17th Round (510th overall) Junior National Team/Ontario Terriers
- **LHP Jérémy Pilon (Valleyfield, QC) – Toronto Blue Jays – 18th Round (548th overall) Junior National Team/ABC
*Born in Canada, raised in the United States
**Current or former Junior National Team member