Baseball Players from San Diego High Schools Drafted # 1 in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft

 

Year, Player, High School, MLB Team, Signing Bonus

2000, Adrian Gonzalez, Eastlake (Chula Vista, CA), Florida, $ 3 million

2004, Matt Bush, Mission Bay (San Diego, CA),San Diego, $ 3.15 millon

2014, Brady Aiken, Cathedral (San Diego, CA), Houston (did not sign, drafted by Cleveland in 2015 at # 17)*

2016, Mickey Moniak, La Costa Canyon (Carlsbad, CA), Philadephia

 

*Brady Aiken had elbow inflammation in his throwing arm, Houston's reduced $ 5 million (from $ 6.5 million) signing bonus was rejected and Aiken became the first # 1 pick not to sign since Tim Belcher in 1983.  Aiken signed with Cleveland the next year for $ 2.5 million after having Tommy John surgery.