2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft: Bren Spillane first Big Ten player selected

2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft: Bren Spillane first Big Ten player selected

The 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft is in the books, and the Big Ten had 37 players selected, including Michigan QB Shea Patterson, the conference’s final pick (Round 39).

Big Ten player of the year Bren Spillane was the first B1G player off the board. Cincinnati selected the Illinois 1B in the third round, 14 picks before Colorado tabbed Minnesota SS Terrin Vavra.

See all of the Big Ten selections (Round; pick):

3; 82: Illinois 1B Bren Spillane – Cincinnati Reds
3; 96: Minnesota SS Terrin Vavra – Colorado Rockies
4; 126: Ohio State P Ryan Feltner – Colorado Rockies
5; 138: Indiana P Jonathan Stiever – Chicago White Sox
5; 145: Iowa RF Robert Neustrom – Baltimore Orioles
5; 153: Maryland 2B Nick Dunn – St. Louis Cardinals
7; 201: Rutgers CF Jawuan Harris – San Diego Padres
8; 238: Illinois P Joey Gerber – Seattle Mariners
8; 251: Iowa C Tyler Cropley – Washington Nationals
9; 282: Nebraska OF Scott Schreiber – Houston Astros
10; 297: Purdue P Tanner Andrews – Miami Marlins
10; 309: Purdue C Nick Dalesandro – Arizona Diamondbacks
11; 330: Purdue 1B Jacson McGowan – Tamps Bay Rays
12; 356: Iowa P Nick Allgeyer – Toronto Blue Jays
14; 407: Nebraska C Jesse Wilkening – Philadelphia Phillies
14; 415: Illinois OF Doran Turchin – Baltimore Orioles
14; 426: Michigan P Will Tribucher – Colorado Rockies
14; 428: Michigan State P Riley McCauley – Chicago Cubs
15; 438: Illinois P Luke Shilling – Chicago White Sox
17; 511: Nebraska P Luis Alvarado – Los Angeles Angles
19; 562: Iowa P Zach Daniels – Atlanta Braves
22; 647: Indiana 3B Luke Miller – Philadelphia Phillies
22; 666: Ohio State C Jacob Barnwell – Colorado Rockies
22; 672: Maryland OF Marty Costes – Houston Astros
23; 704: Penn State P Justin Hagenman – Los Angeles Dodgers
24; 709: Ohio State P Connor Curlis – Cincinnati Reds
27; 815: Iowa P Brady Schanuel – Milwaukee Brewers
28; 828: Indiana OF Logan Sowers – Chicago White Sox
29; 883: Indiana P Tim Herrin – Cleveland Indians
29; 888: Minnesota SS Micah Coffey – Chicago White Sox
31; 915: Michigan P Jayce Vancena – Detroit Tigers
31; 943: Michigan OF Jonathan Engleman – Cleveland Indians
34; 1,007: Rutgers C Nick Matera – Philadelphia Phillies
35; 1,047: Minnesota P Jackson Rose – Miami Marlins
36; 1,084: Illinois OF Zac Taylor – Minnesota Twins
38; 1,139: Minnesota P Reggie Meyer – Texas Rangers
39; 1,169: Michigan 3B Shea Patterson – Texas Rangers

Relive every pick of the draft.

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