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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, June 20, 2016

NATIONALS AGREE TO TERMS WITH 23 PLAYERS


FROM THE 2016 FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT
The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with 23 players from the 2016 First-Year Player Draft, including
their first pick (No. 28 overall), shortstop Carter Kieboom. Nationals President of Baseball Operations & General Manager
Mike Rizzo and Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline made the joint
announcement.
Kieboom, 18, will begin his professional career in Viera, Fla., playing for the Gulf Coast League Nationals. The
standout infielder was considered one of the best prep hitters in the 2016 First-Year Player Draft after hitting .366 (37-for101) with nine doubles, two triples, five home runs, 37 RBI, 24 walks, seven stolen bases and 39 runs scored for Walton
High School in Marietta, Ga. He posted a .504 on-base percentage and a .644 slugging percentage during his senior
season.
RD
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1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40

PICK
28
29
58
94
124
154
184
214
244
274
304
334
364
394
424
454
484
514
544
574
604
634
664
694
724
754
784
814
844
874
904
934
964
994
1024
1054
1084
1114
1144
1174
1204

PLAYER
Carter Kieboom
Dane Dunning
Sheldon Neuse
Jesus Luzardo
Nick Banks
Daniel Johnson
Tres Barrera
Jacob Noll
A.J. Bogucki
Joseph Harris
Paul Panaccione
Armond Upshaw
Hayden Howard
Conner Simonetti
Kyle Simonds
Ryan Williamson
Phillip Morse
Tyler Beckwith
Ben Braymer
Jarrett Gonzales
Jake Barnett
Jacob Howell
Sterling Sharp
Michael Rishwain
Joseph Baltrip
Branden Boggetto
Jack Sundberg
Jeremy McDonald
Jonathan Reid
Samuel Held
Tristan Clarke
CJ Picerni
Garret Gonzales
Ryan Wetzel
Morgan Cooper
Tristan Bayless
Jordan McFarland
Cory Voss
Noah Murdock
Matthew Mervis
Sean Cook

POS
SS
RHP
3B
LHP
OF
OF
C
2B
RHP
C
SS
CF
LHP
1B
RHP
LHP
RHP
SS
LHP
C
LHP
RHP
RHP
RHP
RHP
SS
CF
LHP
LHP
RHP
CF
C
3B
SS
RHP
LHP
OF
C
RHP
1B
RHP

B/T
R/R
R/R
R/R
L/L
L/L
L/L
R/R
R/R
R/R
L/R
R/R
S/L
R/L
L/L
R/R
L/L
R/R
R/R
L/L
R/R
L/L
R/R
R/R
R/R
R/R
R/R
L/R
L/L
L/L
R/R
R/R
R/R
L/R
L/R
R/R
L/L
R/R
R/R
R/R
L/R
R/R

HT
6-2
6-4
6-0
6-1
6-1
5-10
6-0
6-1
6-3
6-0
5-10
6-0
6-5
6-0
6-4
6-3
6-2
6-2
6-2
5-10
6-2
6-3
6-4
6-3
6-1
6-0
5-11
5-9
6-0
6-4
6-3
5-10
6-0
6-3
6-5
6-1
6-4
5-10
6-7
6-4
5-10
30

WT
190
200
195
205
215
185
215
200
200
200
190
190
193
207
205
195
195
196
220
190
190
190
180
220
220
190
195
185
175
190
185
165
175
170
210
190
225
190
177
230
165

DOB
9/03/97
12/20/94
12/10/94
9/30/97
11/18/94
7/11/95
9/15/94
3/08/94
5/02/95
2/13/94
12/6/93
6/20/96
3/26/94
2/10/95
5/17/93
4/28/95
5/23/94
7/18/94
4/28/94
3/27/98
7/30/94
8/09/95
5/30/95
6/06/94
2/15/95
11/10/93
7/21/93
9/22/93
6/28/95
8/24/94
6/4/96
12/15/92
7/13/98
4/2/98
9/12/94
6/23/97
8/24/97
10/27/95
8/20/98
4/16/98
6/13/98

SCHOOL
Walton (GA) High School
University of Florida
University of Oklahoma
Stoneman Douglas (FL) High School
Texas A&M University
New Mexico State University
University of Texas-Austin
Florida Gulf Coast University
Univ. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Gonzaga (WA) University
Grand Canyon (AZ) University
Pensacola State (FL) College
Texas Tech University
Kent State (OH) University
Texas A&M University
North Carolina State University
Shenandoah (VA) University
University of Richmond (VA)
Auburn (AL) University
James Madison (TX) High School
Lewis and Clark (ID) State College
Delta State (MS) University
Drury (MO) University
Westmont (CA) College
Wharton County (TX) Junior College
Southeast Missouri State University
University of Connecticut
California Baptist University
Azusa Pacific (CA) University
University of Nevada-Reno
Eastern Oklahoma State Junior College
New York University
James Madison (TX) High School
Heritage Christian (KS) Academy
University of Texas-Austin
Hutto (TX) High School
Waterloo (IL) High School
McLennan (TX) Community College
Colonial Heights (VA) High School
Georgetown Preparatory (MD) School
Walt Whitman (MD) High School