Let’s meet the Angels’ draft picks

North Carolina State’s Will Wilson (8) slides into home plate under the tag of Radford’s Will Harles
North Carolina State’s Will Wilson slides into home under the tag of Radford’s Will Harless on May 5.
(Ben McKeown / Associated Press)

Here’s a brief look at the Angels’ draft picks this week:

Round 1: SS Will Wilson, North Carolina State, R/R (6-0/184):

2019 Season Stats: .335 BA | 57 RBIs | 16 HR

  • Brooks Wallace Award finalist
  • Dick Howser Trophy semifinalist
  • Collegiate Baseball second-team All-American
  • All-ACC first team

Round 2: SS Kyren Paris, Freedom High School (Calif.), R/R (6-0/165):


2019 Season Stats: .312 BA | 34 RBIs

  • UC Berkeley commit

Round 3: RHP, Jack Kochanowicz, Harriton High School (Pa.) L/R (6-6/220):

2019 Season Stats: 6-0 W-L | 0.32 ERA

  • Virginia commit
  • Throws 90-94 mph fastball

Round 4: LHP Erik Rivera, Puerto Rico Baseball Academy (PR), L/L (6-2/200):


2019 Season Stats: N/A

  • Florida International commit
  • Throws 88-92 mph fastball

Round 5: RHP Garrett Stallings, Tennessee, R/R (6-2/200) 6-7 record in 94.2 innings pitched.

2018-19 Season Stats: 8-5 W-L | 3.33 ERA | 106 K

  • SEC Pitcher of the Week
  • Rated as No.119 overall 2019 MLB Draft Prospect by

Round 6: RHP Zach Peek, Winthrop (S.C.), R/R (6-3/190): In two seasons for the Eagles, Peek was 8-3 with a 4.00 ERA in 96.2 innings.

Round 7: RHP Daniel Davis, Auburn, L/R (6-1/190): Davis, a 34th-round draft pick by the Chicago Cubs in 2016, amassed a 5.37 ERA with 135 strikeouts in three seasons with the Tigers.

Round 8: RHP Kyle Brnovich, Elon University, L/R (6-2/190): In his junior season, he had a 7-3 record with a 3.66 ERA. Brnovich finished his pitching career second all-time (360) in strikeouts in Colonial Athletic Assn. history.

Round 9: Zach Linginfelter, Tennessee, L/R (6-5/220): A 16th round draft pick by the New York Yankees in 2016, Linginfelter compiled a 12-14 record and a 4.50 career ERA for the Vols.

Round 10: RHP Chad Sykes, UNC Greensboro, R/R (5-11/180): Sykes posted a 0.96 ERA his senior season, the best ERA among Division I pitchers. He missed the 2018 season because of UCL and Tommy John surgery.


Round 11: LHP Brent Killam, Georgetown, L/L (5-11/180): In three seasons for the Hoyas, Killam had a 9-10 record and 3.57 ERA.

Round 12: LHP Jack Dashwood, UC Santa Barbara, R/R (6-6/225): After a medical redshirt his freshman year, Dashwood has an 11-8 record and a 3.53 career ERA.

Round 13: RHP Edwin Sanchez, B You Academy (PR), R/R (6-0/160): The left-handed hitter is a Coastal Carolina commit who tallied a .667 batting average.

Round 14: RHP Zac Kristofak, Georgia, R/R (5-9/181): In 26 appearances for the Bulldogs, Kristofak had a 5.24 career ERA and a 3-1 record in 44.2 innings.

Round 15: RHP Greg Veliz, Miami (Fl.), L/R (6-2/200): In three seasons for the Hurricanes, Veliz had an 8-6 record with a 3.05 ERA and 161 strikeouts.

Round 16: RHP Dakota Donovan, Central Arizona College, R/R (6-6/230): The second-year junior college pitcher compiled a 6-3 record and 3.15 career ERA.

Round 17: CF Brandon White, West Virginia, R/R (5-11/160): In three seasons for the Mountaineers, White hit .279/.381/.332 and added 61 stolen bases.

Round 18: LHP Ryan Smith, Princeton, L/L (5-11/185): Smith finished his college career with an 8-10 record, 4.52 ERA and 166 strikeouts.


Round 19: RHP Garrett Lawson, Delaware State, L/L (6-3/200): In his junior season, Lawson had a 7-4 record and a 1.89 ERA.

Round 20: RHP Jared Southard, Rouse HS (Texas) R/R (6-2/215): Southard, a Texas signee, has velocity in the 88-91 mph range.

Round 21: RHP Andrew Blake, North Carolina State, R/R (6-5/227): Last season, Blake (1-0) had a 4.79 ERA in 20.2 innings.

Round 22: SS Morgan McCullough, Alabama, L/R (5-9/180): In his junior season, he hit .309 with 29 RBIs.

Round 23: CF Matthew Corlew, North Broward Prep HS (Fla.), R/R (6-3/180): In his senior season, Corlew hit .308.

Round 24: RHP Shane Kelso, Oklahoma Baptist, R/R (6-3/220): Last season Kelso, compiled a 4-3 record and a 5.40 ERA.

Round 25: C Anthony Mulrine, Samford, R/R (6-1/205): In his junior season, he hit .275 and added 30 RBIs.

Round 26: RHP Kyle Molnar, UCLA, R/R (6-3/211): Molnar, a Cardinals pick in the 2015 draft, has a 6-5 career record and 3.27 ERA with 73 strikeouts.

Round 27: RHP Kenyon Yovan, Oregon, R/R (6-2/222): Yovan, a two-way player for the Ducks, has a 7-5 record and 2.73 ERA. He also hit .208/.311/.312.

Round 28: RHP Coleman Crow, Pike County HS (Ga.), R/R (6-0/175): Crow is a Kennesaw State commit.

Round 29: CF Matthew Woods, Rowan University (N.J.), R/R (6-2/185): Woods, a transfer from St. John’s, hit .421/.505/.743 in his senior season.

Round 30: RHP Andrew Bash, California Baptist, R/R (6-0/190): Last season for the Lancers, Bash recorded a 6-4 record and 1.98 ERA.

Round 31: CF Spencer Jones, La Costa Canyon HS, L/L, (6-7/215): Jones, a Vanderbilt commit, is a two-way prospect. In his junior season he hit .414.

Round 32: RHP Chase Walter, Western Carolina, R/R (6-7/235): In 36 appearances, Walter has an 8-13 record and 5.14 ERA.

Round 33: C Justin Kunz, Gardner-Webb University, R/R, (5-9/190): In four seasons for the Runnin’ Bulldogs, Kunz hit .280/.380/.474.

Round 34: RHP Ridge Chapman, South Carolina, R/R (6-0/210): Previously drafted by the Red Sox (2017) and Nationals (2018), Chapman had a 1-4 record and a 4.93 ERA.

Round 35: RHP Vincent Bianchi, Red Bank Catholic HS (N.J.), R/R, (6-3/175): Bianchi is a St. John’s commit.

Round 36: SS Keaton Weisz, Coastal Carolina, R/R (5-8/155): Weisz, an Auburn transfer, hit .223/.291/.359 with 46 RBIs in two seasons for the Chanticleers.

Round 37: OF Levi Usher, Kirkwood CC (La.) L/R, (6-1/195): The first-year junior college product hit .409/.493./.538 and added 31 RBIs.

Round 38: RHP Luke Boyd, Baylor, R/R (6-2/180): Boyd recorded a 4.98 ERA with 58 strikeouts in 56 innings.

Round 39: SS Spencer Brown, Northern Essex CC (Ma.), L/R (5-10/185): Brown, a first-year junior college prospect, hit .486/.512/1.000 with 17 home runs.

Round 40: RHP Tyson Heaton, Yucaipa HS, R/R (6-2/205): Heaton, a Brigham Young commit, had a 1.27 ERA and 228 strikeouts in 253 innings pitched his senior year.

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