Oklahoma right-handed pitcher Jonathan Gray. Credit: Ken Inness/ZumaPress.com.

2013 MLB Mock Draft #3

With the MLB draft just hours away, we have put together our third and final mock draft leading up to the first selection at 7PM ET tonight. Houston will pick first tonight, and it still remains to be seen who they will select. Most mock boards have them picking either Mark Appel or Jonathan Gray. … [Read More...]

Philadelphia Phillies Lonnie Smith.

The 1974 Draft: Bill Almon versus Tommy Boggs

Once again, the San Diego Padres pick number one in the amateur baseball draft, this time in 1974. Since their inception, the Padres picked number one overall three times including this draft. They chose second overall once up to this draft in history. In the same breath, the Texas Rangers have had quite a few picks in the top five since their inception. Texas has chosen number one overall once as the Washington Senators and once as … [Read More...]

Oklahoma right-handed pitcher Jonathan Gray. Credit: Ken Inness/ZumaPress.com.

2013 MLB Mock Draft #3

With the MLB draft just hours away, we have put together our third and final mock draft leading up to the first selection at 7PM ET tonight. Houston will pick first tonight, and it still remains to be seen who they will select. Most mock boards have them picking either Mark Appel or Jonathan Gray. … [Read More...]

Draft History

Philadelphia Phillies Lonnie Smith.

The 1974 Draft: Bill Almon versus Tommy Boggs

Once again, the San Diego Padres pick number one in the amateur baseball draft, this time in 1974. Since their inception, the Padres picked number one overall three times including this draft. They chose second overall once up to this draft in … [Read More...]

Milwaukee Brewers Robin Yount. Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images.

The 1973 Draft: David Clyde versus John Stearns

With the first pick in the 1973 MLB draft, the Texas Rangers selected left-handed pitcher David Clyde. The second pick was made by the Philadelphia Phillies, who chose catcher John Stearns. Neither player had particularly stellar careers, but … [Read More...]

Dave Roberts 1972 Draft. Credit: Rogers Photo Archive/Getty Images.

The 1972 Draft: Dave Roberts versus Rick Manning

Since their inception in 1969, the San Diego Padres held the number one or number two pick in the first round of the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft in 1970, 1971 and now 1972. In 1970, the Padres held the number one overall pick. In … [Read More...]

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WBC Champs Dominican Republic. Credit: Mike Blake/Reuters.

Around the Horn: An International Draft?

Over the past couple of years, Major League Baseball officials have talked about instituting an international draft, or making the current Rule 4 Draft open to international players. Since we posted our first mock draft of the 2013 season, we are now … [Read More...]

AP Photo/Elise Amendola

Around the Horn: A Look at the MLB Playoffs from 1995 to 2009

Baseball has seen its fair share of renovations and realignments over the past three decades, but one of the most significant changes in the history of the game came in 1995 when commissioner Bud Selig put a whole new spin on the way the league would … [Read More...]

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Around the Horn: Forget Instant Replay

Yet again, the umpires across Major League Baseball have added fuel to the instant replay fire across the country during these 2009 playoffs. The crews who worked all four League Division Series and the two League Championship Series have missed call … [Read More...]

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Draft News and Notes

Oklahoma right-handed pitcher Jonathan Gray. Credit: Ken Inness/ZumaPress.com.

2013 MLB Mock Draft #3

With the MLB draft just hours away, we have put together our third and final mock draft leading up to the first selection at 7PM ET tonight. Houston will pick first tonight, and it still remains to be seen who they will select. Most mock boards … [Read More...]

North Carolina 3B Colin Moran.

2013 MLB Mock Draft #2

The Amateur Baseball Draft is scheduled for Thursday June 6-Saturday June 8, with the entire first round occurring on Thursday night. The draft is scheduled to begin at 7PM ET. After news broke earlier this week of Jonathan Gray testing positive … [Read More...]