Age: 19, August 14, 1997
New York Yankees Vice President of Domestic Amateur Scouting, Damon Oppenheimer, Selected Eric Wagaman with the 392nd overall selection in 13th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
This past season for the Orange Coast College Pirates, Eric hit at a .332/.404/.636 slash line, leading the team in slugging percentage. He jacked a team-high 14 home runs, drove in a team-leading 49 RBI’s and struck out just three more times (25) than he walked (22).
Baseball America ranked Wagaman as the 24th best first baseman in the nation that is draft eligible.