1985 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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1985 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Years: 1982 / 1983 / 1984 / 1985 / 1986 / 1987 / 1988

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
198511rg1414TwinsNTony Faryniarz (minors)RHPJCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
198521rg4014TwinsYJim Cook (minors)RHPJCMount San Antonio College (Walnut, CA)
198531rg6614TwinsYMike Redding (minors)RHPJCState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
198541rg9214TwinsNDan Paradoa (minors)OFJCIndian River State College (Fort Pierce, FL)
198551rg11814TwinsYScott Rohlof (minors)OFJCCentral Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
198561rg14414TwinsNGerald Higby (minors)LHPJCModesto Junior College (Modesto, CA)
198571rg16813TwinsNMike Benjamin (minors)2B6.7818192624.230.61610000.000JCCerritos College (Norwalk, CA)
198581rg19213TwinsNJames Dodds (minors)OFJCCollege of the Sequoias (Visalia, CA)
198591rg21512TwinsNDuane Walker (minors)OFJCSanta Fe College (Gainesville, FL)
1985101rg23812TwinsNJames Winkle (minors)CJCUmpqua Community College (Roseburg, OR)
1985111rg25710TwinsYGary Thomasson (minors)OFJCSanta Ana College (Santa Ana, CA)
1985121rg2738TwinsNCraig McIver (minors)RHPJCFullerton College (Fullerton, CA)

Other Years: 1982 / 1983 / 1984 / 1985 / 1986 / 1987 / 1988

12 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (8%). Total of 6.7 WAR, or 6.7 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft

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The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.

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