Cardinals Agree to Terms with 30 Draft Picks

Shane Peterson

30 of the 51 2008 draft picks of the St. Louis Cardinals have quickly signed with the organization along with one undrafted free agent.

On Tuesday, the St. Louis Cardinals announced that 30 of the 51 players that the club drafted in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft have agreed to terms.

Included is the signing of the Cardinals second overall pick and first-round supplemental selection (39th overall), pitcher Lance Lynn out of the University of Mississippi.

St. Louis also came to terms with their 2nd-round pick (59th overall) Shane Peterson from Long Beach State. The Cardinals also agreed to terms with undrafted free agent Jarred Bogany (OF- Lubbock Christian University).

Following is a list of those agreeing to terms.

Rd Player Pos. B-T Ht. Wt. School Hometown
1a. Michael Lynn RHP R-R 6-5 250 University of Mississippi Brownsburg, IN
2 Shane Peterson OF L-L 6-0 195 Long Beach State Temecula, CA
5 Jermaine Curtis 3B R-R 5-11 190 UCLA Fontana, CA
6 Eric Fornataro RHP R-R 6-1 195 Miami Dade CC Richmond, VA
7 Anthony Ferrara LHP R-L 6-3 190 Riverview H.S. Riverview, FL
10 Alejandro Castellanos 2B R-R 5-11 180 Belmont-Abbey College Miami, FL
11 Devin Shepherd OF R-R 6-3 225 College of Southern Nevada Oxnard, CA
14 Charles Cutler C L-R 6-0 200 University of California-Berkeley SF, CA
16 Miguel Flores RHP R-R 6-0 185 Cerritos College Hollywood, CA
17 Joshua Hester RHP R-R 6-2 185 Freed Hardeman University Huntsville, AL
20 Luis Mateo SS R-R 6-0 160 Jose Rojas Cortez Superior HS Orocovis, PR
21 Matt Rigoli 1B R-R 6-0 160 Pace University Parsippany, NJ
23 Jonny Bravo LHP L-L 5-7 175 Azusa Pacific University Chino, CA
24 Zachary Pitts RHP R-R 6-3 195 University of Louisville Elizabethtown, KY
25 Jason Buursma RHP R-R 6-3 200 Bucknell University Seattle, WA
26 Christopher Swauger OF L-L 6-0 195 The Citadel Tampa, FL
27 George Brown LHP L-L 6-1 195 St. John's University Syracuse, NY
28 Matthew Frevert RHP R-R 6-1 190 Missouri State University Columbia, MO
29 Brett Lilley 2B L-R 5-8 170 University of Notre Dame North Canton, OH
32 Samuel Freeman LHP R-L 5-11 170 University of Kansas Carrolton, TX
33 Kevin Thomas RHP R-R 6-3 215 Stephen F. Austin University Pollok, TX
34 Jack Cawley C R-R 6-2 205 Pace University Bronx, NY
36 Chris Notti RHP R-R 6-5 210 Moorpark College Calabasas, CA
38 Daniel Richardson RHP R-R 6-2 195 University of Delaware Bear, DE
39 Curt Smith 1B R-R 5-10 200 University of Maine Willemstad, Curacao
40 Paul Cruz OF L-L 5-10 190 University of Tampa Brandon, FL
42 Blake Murphy C R-R 6-1 195 Western Carolina University Waynesville, TN
43 Joe Babrick OF R-R 6-6 215 King H.S. Tampa, FL
44 Santo Maertz RHP R-R 6-3 200 St. Peters College Clark, NJ
49 Adam Veres RHP R-R 6-3 230 St. Petersburg College Palm Beach, FL

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