D-backs draft Owings' brother, UA pitcher
PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks wapped up the 2016 MLB Draft by selecting 30 players on Saturday in Rounds 11-4-, including Coastal Carolina infielder Connor Owings, brother of D-backs infielder Chris Owings, University of Arizona pitcher Kevin Ginkel and Mountain Ridge High School infielder Cameron Cannon.
All told, the Diamondbacks used 32 of their 40 picks on college players. The class includes six catchers, eight infielders, six outfielders, 15 right-handed pitchers and five left-handed pitchers.
Connor Owings, selected in the 34th round, was the Big South Conference Player of the Year, hitting .373 with 15 home runs.
Ginkel was a 22nd-round selection. He has a 4-1 record and 2.82 ERA for Arizona in 54 1/3 innings.
A complete list of the D-backs' draft selections can be found on the next page.
The complete draft list follows.
Competitive balance round (39): Anfernee Grier, OF, Auburn
Second round (52): Andrew Yerzy, C, York Mills Collegiate Institute
Third round (89): Jon Duplantier, RHP, Rice
Fourth round (119): Taylor Clark, RHP, University of British Columibia
Fifth round (149): Joey Rose, IF, Toms River North HS (N.J.)
Sixth round (179): Mack Lemieux, LHP, Palm Beach State College
Seventh round (209): Jordan Watson, LHP, University of Science and Arts (Okla.)
Eighth round (239): Ryan January, C, San Jacinto College North
Ninth round (269): Tommy Eveld, RHP, South Florida
10th round (299): Stephen Smith, OF, Texas Tech
11th round (329): Jacob Polancic, RHP, Yale
12th round (359): Gavin Stupienski, C, North Carolina-Wilmington
13th round (389): Manny Jefferson, IF, Pepperdine
14th round (419): Cecil Poche, LHP, Dallas Baptist
15th round (449): Tyler Keele, RHP, Morehead State
16th round (479): Nick Blackburn, RHP, Illinois
17th round (509): Jake Winston, RHP, Southern Mississippi
18th round (539): Bowden Francis, RHP, Chipola College (Fla.)
19th round (569): Mark Karaviotis, IF, Oregon
20th round (599): Connor Grey, RHP, St. Bonaventure
21st round (629): Cameron Cannon, IF, Mountain Ridge HS (Ariz.)
22nd round (659): Kevin Ginkel, RHP, Arizona
23rd round (689): Luke Rycheghem, C, Ursuline College (Canada)
24th round (719): Riley Smith, RHP, LSU
25th round (749): Myles Babitt, OF Cal State East Bay
26th round (779): Tanner Hill, 1B, Texas State
27th round (809): Gabe Gonzalez, RHP, Southern Nevada
28th round (839): Edmond Americaan, RHP, Trinity Christian Academy
29th round (869): Hunter Kiel, RHP, Pensacola State College
30th round (899): Brandon Martonaro, C, Christian Brothers Academy
31st round (929): Williams Durruthy, RHP, Florida International
32nd round (959): Trevor Simms, RHP, Tulane
33rd round (989): Paxton De La Garza, IF, Angelo State
34th round (1019): Connor Owings, INF, Coastal Carolina
35th round (1049): Billy Endris, OF, Florida Atlantic
36th round (1079): Rob Galligan, LHP, Maryland
37th round (1109): Welby Malczewski, LHP, Heartland CC
38th round (1139): Nelson Mompierre, C, Miami Dade South CC
39th round (1169): Jacob Olson, INF, West Georgia Tech
40th round (1199): Jordan Wiley, OF, Richland HS (Texas)