Matt Chapman is the Athletics 2014 #1 Draft Pick

The Oakland Athletics select 3B Matt Chapman in the 1st round of the 2014 First Year Player Draft. Chapman, the 25th overall pick, comes out of Cal State Fullerton. He is the first college player drafted by the Athletics with their first pick since Sonny Gray in 2011.

Chapman was ranked by MLB.com as the 82nd top prospect entering the draft. In 2014 for the Titans he batted .312 with 16 2B, 6 HR and 48 RBI in 54 games.

The Oakland Athletics will have on more pick this evening. They will have the 65th overall pick, a round 2 selection.

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