2003 Rule V Draft

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The major league 2003 Rule V Draft was held December 15. 20 players were drafted by major league teams. 5 of the first 6 picks were taken from the Pittsburgh Pirates, while the Pirates made no picks in the draft.

The 2nd pick, Richard Thompson, and the 10th pick, Jason Szuminski, were immediately traded for each other.


Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Detroit Tigers Chris Shelton Catcher Nashville Sounds Pittsburgh Pirates
San Diego Padres Rich Thompson Outfielder Nashville Sounds Pittsburgh Pirates
Tampa Bay Devil Rays Alec Zumwalt Pitcher Richmond Braves Atlanta Braves
New York Mets Frank Brooks Pitcher Nashville Sounds Pittsburgh Pirates
Milwaukee Brewers Jeff Bennett Pitcher Nashville Sounds Pittsburgh Pirates
Baltimore Orioles Jose Bautista 3rd baseman Nashville Sounds Pittsburgh Pirates
Cincinnati Reds David Mattox Pitcher Norfolk Tides New York Mets
Texas Rangers Chris Mabeus Pitcher Sacramento River Cats Oakland A's
Colorado Rockies Matt White Pitcher Buffalo Bisons Cleveland Indians
Kansas City Royals Jason Szuminski Pitcher Iowa Cubs Chicago Cubs
Montreal Expos Andy Fox Infielder Oklahoma RedHawks Texas Rangers
Toronto Blue Jays Talley Haines Pitcher Durham Bulls Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Chicago White Sox Jason Grilli Pitcher Albuquerque Isotopes Florida Marlins
St. Louis Cardinals Hector Luna Shortstop Buffalo Bisons Cleveland Indians
Boston Red Sox Lenny DiNardo Pitcher New York Mets
Houston Astros Willy Taveras Outfielder Cleveland Indians
Detroit Tigers Mike Bumatay Pitcher Colorado Springs Sky Sox Colorado Rockies
Colorado Rockies Luis Gonzalez Infielder Buffalo Bisons Cleveland Indians
Boston Red Sox Colter Bean Pitcher Columbus Clippers New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers Lino Urdaneta Pitcher Buffalo Bisons Cleveland Indians

Rule V Draft AAA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Portland Beavers Ronnie Merrill Infielder Colorado Rockies
Durham Bulls Mark Comolli Pitcher Toronto Blue Jays
Norfolk Tides Eric Valent Outfielder Cincinnati Reds
Buffalo Bisons Todd West Infielder Milwaukee Brewers
Indianapolis Indians Ryan Costello Pitcher Toronto Blue Jays
Louisville Bats Jorge Mejia Infielder Oakland A's
Oklahoma RedHawks Tydus Meadows Outfielder Kansas City Royals
Colorado Springs Sky Sox Eudy Morel Pitcher San Diego Padres
Salt Lake Stingers Willie Collazo Pitcher Atlanta Braves
Nashville Sounds Justin Lord Pitcher Kansas City Royals
Omaha Royals Leslie Nacar Pitcher San Francisco Giants
Edmonton Trappers Ender Chavez Outfielder New York Mets
Charlotte Knights Eric Stephenson Pitcher Toronto Blue Jays
Las Vegas 51s Luis Jimenez Infielder Baltimore Orioles
Memphis Redbirds Rayner Laya Infielder Montreal Expos
Tacoma Rainiers Darwin Soto Pitcher San Diego Padres
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons Kurt Keene Infielder Toronto Blue Jays
Pawtucket Red Sox Mark Carter Pitcher Chicago Cubs
New Orleans Zephyrs Shaun Babula Pitcher Baltimore Orioles
Sacramento River Cats Shawn Sonnier Pitcher Chicago Cubs
Iowa Cubs John Foster Pitcher Milwaukee Brewers
Columbus Clippers Joe Orloski Pitcher Milwaukee Brewers
Albuquerque Isotopes Chris Bass Infielder Pittsburgh Pirates
Fresno Grizzlies Omar Anez Pitcher New York Mets
Portland Beavers Homero Rivera Pitcher Montreal Expos
Durham Bulls Tim Corcoran Pitcher Baltimore Orioles
Norfolk Tides Lance Caraccioli Pitcher Cleveland Indians
Oklahoma RedHawks Peter Zoccolillo Outfielder Milwaukee Brewers
Colorado Springs Sky Sox Danny Sandoval Infielder Philadelphia Phillies
Salt Lake Stingers Alex Pelaez Infielder San Diego Padres
Nashville Sounds Gary Thomas Outfielder Chicago Cubs
Omaha Royals Honeudis Pereyra Pitcher Cleveland Indians
Edmonton Trappers John Wilson Catcher New York Mets
Charlotte Knights Francisco Campos Pitcher Milwaukee Brewers
Las Vegas 51s Beau Dannemiller Pitcher Colorado Rockies
Tacoma Rainiers Omar Falcon Catcher San Diego Padres
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons Miguel Quintana Outfielder Cleveland Indians
Iowa Cubs Jordan Gerk Pitcher Detroit Tigers
Albuquerque Isotopes Adam Bonner Outfielder Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Portland Beavers Jesse Roman IF/OF St. Louis Cardinals
Durham Bulls Adan Munoz Catcher Atlanta Braves
Norfolk Tides Bryan Edwards Pitcher San Diego Padres
Oklahoma RedHawks Edgar Gonzales Infielder Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Nashville Sounds Alex Gordon Outfielder Baltimore Orioles
Edmonton Trappers Tony Medrano Infielder Chicago Cubs
Las Vegas 51s Daylan Holt Outfielder Chicago White Sox
Tacoma Rainiers Chris Key Pitcher Florida Marlins
Albuquerque Isotopes Peter Bauer Pitcher Toronto Blue Jays
Portland Beavers Ignacio Montano Pitcher Cleveland Indians
Las Vegas 51s Richard Bartlett Pitcher Baltimore Orioles

Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Erie SeaWolves Wes Anderson Pitcher Boston Red Sox
Mobile BayBears Mark McRoberts C/OF Philadelphia Phillies
Orlando Rays Matt Bowser Infielder Oakland A's
Harrisburg Senators Robert Garvin Pitcher San Diego Padres
Birmingham Barons Darvin Withers Pitcher Oakland A's
Tennessee Smokies Jackson Paz Pitcher Minnesota Twins
Orlando Rays Sergio Contreras Outfielder Anaheim Angels
Harrisburg Senators Eric Storey Infielder Chicago White Sox
Carolina Mudcats Jim Goelz Infielder Boston Red Sox
Harrisburg Senators Somer Gonzalez Pitcher Arizona Diamondbacks



* Draft picks are listed in order of selection.

Rule V Draft

1903 | 1904 | 1905 | 1906 | 1907 | 1908 | 1909
1910 | 1911 | 1912 | 1913 | 1914 | 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | 1919
1920 | 1921 | 1922 | 1923 | 1924 | 1925 | 1926 | 1927 | 1928 | 1929
1930 | 1931 | 1932 | 1933 | 1934 | 1935 | 1936 | 1937 | 1938 | 1939
1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949
1950 | 1951 | 1952 | 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959
1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969
1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979
1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989
1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999
2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009
2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019
2020