White Sox 2012 First-year Player Draft Selections

The following is a recap of the Chicago White Sox 41 selections in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft.  The Sox selected 29 from college and 12 from high school, 19 pitchers (15 right-handers and four lefties), four outfielders, 14 infielders and four catchers:

Round    Name                                  Pos.       Age        Ht.        Wt.        School (Hometown)                                                          

      1        Courtney Hawkins               OF        18         6-3        220        Mary Carroll High School (Corpus Christi, Texas)

    1A        Keon Barnum                         1B        19         6-4        230        King High School (Temple Terrace, Fla.)

      2        Chris Beck                          RHP        21         6-3        225        Georgia Southern University (Jefferson, Ga.)              

      3        Joey DeMichele                    2B        21       5-11        190        Arizona State University (Phoenix, Ariz.)       

      4        Brandon Brennan              RHP        20         6-4        220        Orange Coast College (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)

      5        Nick Basto                             SS        18         6-2        200        Archbishop McCarthy High School (Davie, Fla.)

      6        Kyle Hansen                       RHP        21         6-8        210        St. John’s University (Glen Cove, N.Y.)         

      7        Jose Barraza                           C        17         6-2        210        Sunnyside High School (Fresno, Calif.)       

      8        Zach Isler                           RHP        21         6-5        235        University of Cincinnati (Union, Ky.)

      9        Micah Johnson                     2B        21         6-0        200        Indiana University (Indianapolis, Ind.)

    10        Brandon Hardin                 RHP        22         6-1        200        Delta State University (Pinckneyville, Ill.)

    11        Eric Jaffe                             RHP        20         6-4        240        UCLA (Oakland, Calif.)

    12        Zach Stoner                       C/1B        18         6-3        200        Boylan Catholic High School (Rockford, Ill.)               

    13        Derek Thompson               LHP        19         6-4        185        John A. Logan College (Teutopolis, Ill.)

    14        Anthony Bucciferro           RHP        22         6-3        200        Michigan State University (Joliet, Ill.)

    15        Jordan Guerrero                LHP        18         6-3        165        Moorpark High School (Moorpark, Calif.)

    16        Abe Ruiz                                 1B        22         6-3        225        Arizona State University (Pacific Grove, Calif.)

    17        Sammy Ayala                           C        17         6-3        200        La Jolla Country Day High School (San Diego, Calif.)

    18        Thomas McCarthy                3B        21         6-3        205        University of Kentucky (Corvallis, Ore.)

    19        Alex Williams                         1B        22         6-6        255        Louisiana Tech University (Effie, La.)

    20        Zachary Voight                     SS        21         6-0        190        New Mexico State University (Denton, Texas)

    21        Adam Lopez                       RHP        22         6-5        220        Virginia Military Institute (Fredericksburg Va.)

    22        Cory McGinnis                  RHP        22         6-1        195        Auburn University at Montgomery (Allison Park, Pa.)

    23        Kale Kiser                              OF        22       5-10        185        University of Nebraska (Plano, Texas)

    24        Eric Grabe                              2B        22       5-11        195        University of Tampa (Ocala, Fla.)

    25        Storm Throne                     RHP        21         6-7        230        Morningside College (Sergeant Bluff, Iowa)

    26        Zachary Toney                   LHP        23         6-3        230        Austin Peay State University (Biloxi, Miss.)

    27        Zachary Fisher                       C        20         6-2        195        New Mexico State University (Fontana, Calif.)              

    28        James Hudelson                RHP        22         6-4        200        Delta State University (Columbia, Mo.)

    29        Jason Coats                         OF        22         6-2        200        Texas Christian University (Plano, Texas)

    30        Jake Brown                           SS        22       5-11        185        Kansas State University (Russell, Kan.)

    31        William Thompson               3B        22         6-3        210        East Carolina University (Apex, N.C.)

    32        Steve Nikorak                        3B        22         6-2        215        Temple University (Lakewood, N.J.)

    33        Jon Savarise                       LHP        18         6-1        205        Adlai Stevenson High School (Lincolnshire, Ill.)

    34        Ryan Castellanos              RHP        18         6-3        185        Archbishop McCarthy High School (Davie, Fla.)

    35        Kyle Martin                         RHP        21         6-7        220        Texas A&M (Austin, Texas)

    36        Mitch Patishall                   RHP        18         6-1        185        Pendleton Heights High School (Pendleton, Ind.)

    37        Thurman Hall III                    OF        19         6-0        160        Western Texas College (Southfield, Mich.)

    38        DeJohn Suber                       SS        18         6-0        175        Morgan Park High School (Chicago, Ill.)      

    39        Mitch Glasser                        2B        22       5-10        180        Macalester College (Chicago, Ill.)

    40        Sam Mason                        RHP        18         6-0        175        Beverly Hills High School (Beverly Hills, Calif.)