2011 MLB Draft Results: Garrett Cole, Anthony Rendon Highlight First Round Picks

Garrett Cole and Anthony Rendon were the top two names entering the first round of the 2011 MLB Draft held in Seacaucus, New Jersey on Monday night. Cole was drafted as planned, No. 1 overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates, but Rendon slipped all the way to No. 6, where he was drafted by the Washington Nationals.

Boston, which had four of the first 50 picks, drafted UConn right-hander Matt Barnes at No. 19 overall, high schoolers Blake Swihart (catcher) and Henry Owens (left-hander) and South Carolina outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr in the first round and Compensation Round A.

Here's a look at the complete results from the first round of the 2011 MLB Draft.

2011 MLB Draft - First Round

  1. Pittsburgh Pirates - Gerrit Smith (RHP - UCLA)
  2. Seattle Mariners - Danny Hultzen (LHP - Virginia)
  3. Arizona Diamondbacks - Trevor Bauer (RHP - UCLA)
  4. Baltimore Orioles - Dylon Bundy (RHP - Owasso HS)
  5. Kansas City Royals - Bubba Starling (OF - Gardner Edgerton HS)
  6. Washington Nationals - Anthony rendon (3B - Rice)
  7. Arizona Diamondbacks - Archie Bradley (RHP - Broken Arrow HS)
  8. Cleveland Indians - Francisco Lindor (SS - Montverde Academy)
  9. Chicago Cubs - Javier Baez (SS - Arlington Country Day)
  10. San Diego Padres - (Cory Spangenberg (2B/3B - Indian Rivers Junior College)
  11. Houston Astros - George Springer (OF - Connecticut)
  12. Milwaukee Brewers - Taylor Jungmann (RHP - Texas)
  13. New York Mets - Brandon Nimmo (OF - Cheyenne East)
  14. Florida Marlins - Jose Fernandez (RHP  - Tampa Alonso)
  15. Milwaukee Brewers - Jed Bradley (LHP - Georgia Tech)
  16. Los Angeles Dodgers - Chris Reed (LHP - Stanford)
  17. Los Angeles Angels - C.J. Cron (1B/DH - Utah)
  18. Oakland Athletics - Sonny Gray (RHP - Vanderbilt)
  19. Boston Red Sox - Matt Barnes (RHP - Connecticut)
  20. Colorado Rockies - Tyler Anderson (LHP - Oregon)
  21. Toronto Blue Jays - Tyler Beede (RHP - Lawrence Academy)
  22. St. Louis Cardinals - Kolten Wong (2B - Hawaii)
  23. Washington Nationals - (Alex Meyer - RHP Kentucky)
  24. Tampa Bay Rays - Taylor Guerreieri (RHP - Spring Valley)
  25. San Diego Padres - Joe Ross (RHP - Bishop O'Dowd)
  26. Boston Red Sox - Blake Swihart (C - Cleveland HS)
  27. Cincinnati Reds - Robert Stephenson (RHP - Alhambra)
  28. Atlanta Braves - Sean Gilmartin (LHP - Florida State)
  29. San Francisco Giants - Joe Panik (SS - St. John's)
  30. Minnesota Twins - Levi Michael (SS - North Carolina)
  31. Tampa Bay Rays - Mikie Mahtook (OF - LSU)
  32. Tampa Bay Rays - Jake Hager (SS - Sierra Vista)
  33. Texas Rangers - Kevin Matthews (LHP - Richmond Hill High)
For the complete results from Compensation Round A, visit Baseball Nation.

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