* SS Lee Delfino (Pickering, Ont.) from Team Ontario was the top Canadian chosen in 1998, going in the fifth round to the Toronto Blue Jays ....
31 Canadians drafted in ... in 1998
Round Club Position Name Home Town University/Team 5th Blue Jays SS Lee Delfino Pickering, Ont. Team Ontario 7th Orioles 3B Tim Nelson Calgary, Alta. Alan Hancock Jr. College 9th Blue Jays LHP Steve Murray Ennismore, Ont. Ontario Blue Jays 10th Expos RHP Ryan Grantham Burlington, Ont. Ontario Blue Jays 10th Orioles RHP Dustin Emberley Weyburn, Sask. Weyburn Beavers
12th Twins OF Kareem Johnson Trail, BC Trail American Legion 12th Angels OF Ed Welch Vancouver, BC White Rock Tritons 18th Orioles RHP Denis Gratton Kitchener, Ont. Ontario Blue Jays 21st Angels RHP Ryan Braun Kitchener, Ont. Edison HS, Fresno, Calif. 22nd Blue Jays OF Adam Stern Port Stanley, Ont. Ontario Blue Jays
22nd Expos RHP Trevor Wamback Lower Sackville, N.S. 26th Orioles RHP Jason Mandryk Langton, Ont. Team Ontario 27th Angels RHP Simon Stoner Prince George BC Pasco Hernando Community College 28th Blue Jays RHP Shawn Lynn North York, Ont. North York Blues 28th Giants RHP Chad Ertel St. Clements, Ont. Ontario Blue Jays
30th Padres LHP Eric Cyr Montreal, Que. Seminole State Jr. College 34th Expos LHP Charles Dubuc Iberville, Que. Academie Baseball Canada 37th Mariners RHP Mike Kashuba Vernon, BC Penticton 39th Dodgers LHP Marc-Andre Legace Blackburn Hamlet, Ont. 39th Orioles RHP Marc-Andre Houle Terrebonne, Que. Des Moines Area Community College
40th Rangers LHP Craig Mosher Richmond, BC Southern Idaho Jr. College 40th Dodgers RHP Clint Hosford North Vancouver, BC North Shore Twins 41st Expos RHP Alexandre Groleau Longeuil, Que. Academie Baseball Canada 41st Rockies OF Bryce Coppiters Raymond, Alta. Prairie Baseball Academy 41st Dodgers 1B Doug Vandecaveye Tillbury, Ont. Windsor Selects
42nd Rockies OF Nyjer Morgan Enderby, BC 43rd Blue Jays RHP Travis Beckham Port Dover, Ont. Ontario Blue Jays 43rd Yankees RHP Kris Ehmke Peterborough, Ont. Hill Community College 45th Orioles OF Brock Ralph Raymond, Alta. Prairie Baseball Academy 48th Reds RHP Gerald Butt St. John’s Nfld. Mayfield State University
48th Dodgers RHP Chad Marchand Lethbridge, Alta. Prairie Baseball Academy
By province: Ontario 13, British Columbia 7, Alberta 4, Quebec 4, Newfoundland 1, Nova Scotia 1, Saskatchewan 1.
By team: 1. Orioles 6, 2. Blue Jays 5, 3. Dodgers 4, 3. Expos 4.
Angels 3, Rockies 2, Giants 1, Mariners 1, Padres 1, Rangers 1, Reds 1, Twins 1, Yankees 1.