OAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland A's agreed to terms with five selections from the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, including right-handed pitcher Brett Graves (3rd round, Missouri), right-handed pitcher Heath Fillmyer (5th, Mercer County CC), shortstop Branden Cogswell (7th, Virginia), right-handed pitcher Tyler Willman (12th, Western Illinois) and second baseman Trent Gilbert (15th, Arizona). The A's have now signed or agreed to terms with each of their first 13 picks and 25 overall.

Graves started 14 games for Missouri his junior year, finishing 3-6 with a 3.87 ERA in 93.0 innings pitched, leading the Tigers in innings, starts and strikeouts (64). A 6-1, 173-pound St. Charles, Mo., native, Graves led his high school team to a 32-3 record and a state championship his senior year while being named the 2011 Gatorade Player of the Year in Missouri.

Fillmyer, who just finished his second year at Mercer County (NJ) Community College, was named the Region 19 Division II Player of the Year in 2014. After pitching fewer than 10 innings in 2013, Fillmyer went 9-0 with a 0.68 ERA and 94 strikeouts in 66 innings pitched this season.

Cogswell was named First Team All-ACC this season after earning Second Team honors in 2013. In three seasons for the Cavaliers, he hit .309 with 24 doubles, nine triples and 60 RBI. He stole 22 bases in 33 attempts and posted a career .425 on-base percentage.


Oakland Athletics Selections in 2014 First-Year Player Draft



   1     Matt Chapman, 3B         Jr.    CS-Fullerton / Trabuco Canyon, CA

   2     Daniel Gossett, RHP     Jr.    Clemson / Lyman, SC

   3     Brett Graves, RHP        Jr.    Missouri / St. Charles, MO

   4     Jordan Schwartz, RHP Jr.    Niagara / Hornell, NY

   5     Heath Fillmyer, RHP     So.   Mercer County CC / Roebling, NJ

   6     Trace Loehr, SS           HS    Rex Putnam HS / Milwaukie, OR

   7     Branden Cogswell, SS Jr.    Virginia / Ballston Lake, NY

   8     Branden Kelliher, RHP HS    Lake Stevens HS / Lake Stevens, WA

   9     Mike Fagan, LHP          Sr.    Princeton / San Diego, CA

  10    Corey Miller, RHP         Sr.    Pepperdine / Laguna Niguel, CA

  11    Joel Seddon, RHP         Jr.    South Carolina / St. Clair, MI

  12    Tyler Willman, RHP       Jr.    Western Illinois / Oshkosh, WI

  13    Max Kuhn, 2B                Jr.    Kentucky / Zionsville, IN

  14    Casey Schroeder, C      So.   Polk State / Glandorf, OH

  15    Trent Gilbert, 2B           Jr.    Arizona / Torrance, CA

  16    Jose Brizuela, 3B         Jr.    Florida State / Weston, FL

  17    Eric Cheray, C                Jr.    Missouri State / Topeka, KS

  18    Michael Nolan, LHP      Sr.    Oklahoma City U. / Yonkers, NY

  19    Tom Gavitt, C                 Sr.    Bryant / North Stonington, CT

  20    Koby Gauna, RHP         Jr.    CS-Fullerton / Torrance, CA

  21    Tim Proudfoot, SS          Jr.    Texas Tech / North Bend, WA

  22    Brendan McCurry, RHP Sr.    Oklahoma State / Tupelo, OK

' 23    Collin Ferguson, 1B        Jr.    St. Mary's (CA) / Santa Cruz, CA

  24    Dawson Brown, RHP     Jr.    U of West Florida / McDonough, GA

  25    Joseph Estrada, CF       HS    Colegio Hector Urdaneta / San Juan, PR

  26    Rob Huber, RHP            Sr.    Duke / Plano, TX

  27    J.P. Sportman, CF        Sr.    Cent. Conn. St. / Schenectady, NY

  28    Corey Walter, RHP        Sr.    West Virginia / Wheeling, WV

  29    Cody Stull, LHP            Sr.    Belmont Abbey / Matthews, NC

  30    Derek Beasley, LHP     Sr.    South Carolina-Aiken / Harlem, GA

  31    Tyler Schimpf, RHP        HS    Capital Christian / Citrus Heights, CA

  32    Denz'l Chapman, CF      HS    Serra HS / Los Angeles, CA

  33    Michael Rivera, C           HS    Venice HS / Venice, FL

  34    John Nogowski, 1B       Jr.    Florida State / Tallahassee, FL

  35    Austen Swift, CF            HS    Bishop Allen Academy / Etobicoke, ON, CAN

  36    Tyler Spoon, OF             Jr.    Arkansas / Van Buren, AR

  37    Brock Lundquist, OF      HS    Fountain Valley / Fountain Valley, CA

  38    Colt Atwood, CF             Jr.    Sam Houston State / Katy, TX

  39    Payton Squier, 2B         HS    Greenway HS / Glendale, AZ

  40    Bryson Brigman, SS       HS    Valley Christian HS / San Jose, CA

Bold indicates player signed or agreed to terms