* LHP Jeff Francis (North Delta, BC) went ninth over-all in the 2002 draft of high schoolers and collegians across North America and LHP Adam Loewen (Surrey, BC) went fourth over-all. And the third pick was Joey Votto (Etobicoke, Ont.) ....
48 Canadians drafted in ... 2002
Rd OverAll Club Position Name Home Town University/Team
1st (4th) Orioles LHP Adam Loewen Surrey, BC Whalley Chiefs/Canadian NationalJunior Team 1st (9th) Rockies LHP Jeff Francis North Delta, BC University of British Columbia 2nd (44th) Reds C Joey Votto Etobicoke, Ont. Etobicoke Rangers 2nd (61st) Twins RHP Jesse Crain Toronto, Ont. University of Houston 9th (254th) Devil Rays C Chris Leroux Mississauga, Ont. Team Ontario/Canadian National Junior Team
9th (269th) Phillies RHP Rob Harrand Regina, Sask. San Diego State University 9th (280th) Mariners RHP Terry Forbes Cole Harbour, N.S. Nova Scotia Selects 10th (283rd) Pirates LHP David Davidson Thorold, Ont. Team Ontario 10th (290th) Tigers C Luke Carlin Aylmer, Que. Northeastern University 12th (354th) Angels OF Ryan Kenning North Vancouver, BC New Mexico State University
12th (356th) Blue Jays RHP Mike Roga Pickering, Ont. Armstrong Atlantic State/Oshawa Dodgers 12th (357th) Mets 3B Shawn Bowman Coquitlam, BC Coquitlam Reds/Canadian National Junior Team 13th (398th) A’s 3B Tyler Klippenstein Okotoks Alta. Prairie Baseball Academy 14th (416th) Blue Jays 1B Mike Galloway St. Thomas, Ont. University of Miami 14th (417th) Mets RHP Jeffrey Brewer Bathurst, N.B. University of British Columbia
14th (356th) Dodgers RHP Karl Mejholm Nanaimo, BC Nanaimo Pirates 14th (425th) Braves RHP Michael Reiss Thornhill, Ont. Seminole Jr. College 16th (476th) Blue Jays LHP Aric Van Gaalen Edmonton, Alta. Canadian National Junior Team 16th (481st) Dodgers RHP-OF Sambu Ndungidi Montreal, Que. Quebec Les Ailes 16th (490th) Mariners RHP Ryan Leaist Hamilton, Ont. Montreat College
17th (509th) Phillies RHP Scott Mathieson Aldergrove, BC Langley Blaze/Team BC/Canadian National Junior Team 17th (511th) Dodgers 2B Russell Martin Montreal, Que. Chipola Jr. College 17th (512th) Twins RHP Adam Hawes Victoria Harbour, Ont. Ontario Blue Jays 17th (518th) A’s C David Harriman Surrey, BC Armstrong Atlantic State University 19th (553rd) Pirates RHP Herbert Andres Elon, Man. Abbotsford Cardinals
19th (572nd) Twins LHP Adam Daniels Vancouver, BC Capilano College 20th (595th) Padres C George Kottaras Markham, Ont. Connors State College 21st (641st) Astros 2B Ivan Naccarata Longeuil, Que. Chipola Jr. College 24th (728th) A’s OF Danny Gibbons Toronto, Ont. Central Michigan University 25th (744th) Angels RHP Michel Simard Charlesbourg, Que. St. Petersburg College
25th (755th) Braves RHP Steven Reiss Thornhill, Ont. Seminole Jr. College 27th (817th) Giants LHP Ryan McGovern Abbotsford, BC Abbotsford Cardinals/Canadian National Junior Team 29th (871st) Dodgers SS Dominique Laurin North Vancouver, BC Eastern Oklahoma State Jr. College 29th (872nd) Twins RHP James Avery Moose Jaw, Sask. Moose Jaw Cardinals/Calgary Dawgs/Canadian National Junior Team 30th (883rd) Pirates RHP Chris Toneguzzi Thunder Bay, Ont. Team Ontario
30th (897th) Mets C Chris Robinson Dorchester, Ont. London Badgers/Can. Junior Team 36th (1080th) White Sox LHP Jason Pilkington St. Catharines, Ont. Central Arizona College 40th (1197th) Mets SS Jonathan Malo Laval, Que. Academie Baseball Canada/Associates of Laval 40th (1201th) Dodgers 1B Eric Wolfe Willowdale, Ont. Team Ontario/Canadian National Junior Team 41st (1222nd) Rangers RHP Andrew Myette Surrey, BC Kwantelen College
41st (1231st) Dodgers LHP Ryan Lennerton Langley, BC Eastern Oklahoma State Jr. College 43rd (1282) Marlins C Tyler Williams North Delta, BC North Delta Blue Jays 43rd (1290th) Dodgers RHP David Parker Winnipeg, Man. Eastern Oklahoma State Jr. College 43rd (1299th) Mariners OF Adam Pernasilici Tecumseh, Ont. Team Ontario/Canadian National Junior Team 45th (1337th) Marlins RHP Shany Carle Trois-Riveriers, Que. University of Quebec
46th (1378th) Giants LHP Matt Ircandia Calgary, Alta. Calgary Dawgs/Team Alberta 47th (1391st) Angels RHP Karl Gelinas Iberville, Que. Academie Baseball Canada 47th (1392nd) Padres INF Stephen (Suk Hyun) Nam Mississauga, Ont. Ontario Blue Jays
By province: Ontario 18, British Columbia 13, Quebec 8, Alberta 3, Saskatchewan 2, Manitoba 2, New Brunswick 1, Nova Scotia 1.
By team: 1. Dodgers 7, 2. Mets, 4, 2. Twins 4. A’s 3, Angels 3, Blue Jays 3, Mariners 3, Pirates 3, Braves 2, Marlins 2, Phillies 2, Giants 2, Astros 1, Devil Rays 1, Orioles 1, Reds 1, Rockies 1, Rangers 1, TIgers 1, White Sox 1.