Draft Picks – 2023
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2023 CCB Draft Picks

Six CCB Players Draft in the 2023 MLB Amateur Draft

Round 1

Tommy Troy, Stanford University, INF

Arizona Diamondbacks (Round 1, Pick 12)

With the 12th overall pick of the draft, the Diamondbacks selected 2020 CCB alum (Los Gatos High School) Tommy Troy making him the 6th CCB player to be drafted in the first round. By being selected 12th, he becomes the second highest CCB alum to be picked (Andrew Vaughn, 3rd overall) in the draft. Troy had an outstanding season for Stanford, setting career highs in basically every offensive category including Home Runs (17), RBI (58), 2B’s (17), 3B’s (4), batting average (.394), on-base percentage (.478), and slugging percentage (.699). He racked up a laundry list of accolades while at Stanford, which can be seen here: Tommy Troy – Stanford Accolades

Perhaps most impressive was his performance as a Sophomore and Junior in the NCAA postseason, which saw him hit .451 (37 for 82) with 7 home runs across 20 games.

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Round 2

Luke Keaschall, Arizona State University (2023) / University of San Francisco (2021-2022), INF

Minnesota Twins (Round 2, Pick 49)

The Minnesota Twins selected 2020 CCB Alum (Aptos High School) Luke Keaschall with their 2nd round pick (49th overall). Keaschall was arguably the best offensive 2nd baseman in NCAA Division 1 this year totaling 18 home runs and 58 RBI, while starting all 55 games for the Sun Devils (the only player to start every game). He led Arizona State’s high powered offense home runs, 2B’s (25), slugging percentage (.725), .OPS (1.168), HBP’s (13) and SB’s (18 on 20 attempts). He also hit .353 for the season, which was good for 2nd on the team.

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Round 8

Drew Dowd, Stanford University, LHP

Tampa Bay Rays (Round 8, Pick 243)

Drew Dowd

The Tampa Bay Rays selected another 2020 CCB alum (Serra High School) with their 8th round selection in left handed pitcher Drew Dowd. In his three seasons at Stanford, Dowd appeared in 73 games, starting 24 of them, and totaled 178.1 innings. He posted a 17-4 record, including a 9-3 record this year, and struck out 202 batters over those 178.1 innings.  This season he threw 65.2 across 32 appearances, striking out 88 batters and only allowing batters to hit .233, while posting a 4.52 ERA. 

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Jonah Advincula, Washington State University (2023) / University of Redlands (2020-2022), OF

Cleveland Guardians (Round 8, Pick 248)

Joining Dowd in the 8th round five picks later, the Cleveland Guardians selected 2019 CCB Alum (Archbishop Mitty) Jonah Advincula with the 248th pick in the draft. Advincula played this year at Washington State after playing his first three years of college baseball at Division III University of the Redlands. This season he hit .350, with 5 home runs and 33 RBI in 51 starts for the Cougars. He led the team in hits (70) 2B’s (20), 3B’s (4), and SB’s (24 in 26 attempts). He also only struck out 19 times in 200 official at bats and was named Pac-12 Player of the Week for the opening week of the season.

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Round 10

Josh Mollerus, University of Oregon (2023) / University of San Francisco (2019-2022), RHP

Toronto Blue Jays (Round 10, Pick 304)

The Toronto Blue Jays selected 2018 CCB Alum (Bellarmine) Josh Mollerus with their 10th round pick (304th overall). Mollerus had a successful 4 year career at the University of San Francisco before using his 5th year of eligibility to transfer to the University of Oregon. This year, he exclusively threw from the bullpen, to total 36.2 innings across 28 appearances earning 11 saves as the Duck’s closer. He amassed 50 strikeouts over those 36.2 innings and allowed batters to only hit .201, while posting a 3.44 ERA. 

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Round 19

Owen Stevenson, Arizona State University (2023) / University of San Francisco (2021-2022), RHP

Tampa Bay Rays (Round 19, Pick 573)

The Tampa Bay Rays selected their second 2020 CCB alum (Sacred Heart Cathedral) Owen Stevenson with their 19th round pick (573rd overall). Stevenson pitched in 26 games for the Sun Devils this season, starting 3 times and accruing 50.2 innings. He struck out 52 hitters total, while compiling a record of 6-3. Prior to this season at Arizona State, Stevenson served at San Francisco, predominantly as their Friday starter. His sophomore year he posted a 4.57 ERA across 69.2 innings.

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