Morgan: Draft loophole is unfair |
MLB's draft system favors ownership and international players but hurts American prospects especially African-Americans.
Street: Reliving the draft|
The draft is something you've always wanted and expected, yet still you ask yourself if it really happened, writes A's reliever Huston Street.
Royals draft Nebraska third baseman|
The Kansas City Royals selected Nebraska third baseman Alex Gordon on Tuesday with their highest draft pick ever.
Dodgers make Tennessee pitcher their first pick|
The Los Angeles Dodgers took Luke Hochevar, a pitcher from the University of Tennessee, with their first pick in Tuesday's first-year player draft.
Mariners take USC catcher with No. 3 draft pick|
The Mariners used the No. 3 overall selection in Tuesday's
amateur draft on catcher Jeff Clement, a 6-foot-1, 210-pound left-handed power hitter.
Cubs select LHP Pawelek, come to terms|
The Chicago Cubs chose left-handed pitcher Mark Pawelek of Springville High School in Utah with the 20th pick of Tuesday's draft.
Rangers first pick is son of former major leaguer|
Stanford junior outfielder John Mayberry
Jr. was the first-round pick of the Texas Rangers on Tuesday, taken 19th overall in the amateur draft.
Astros take LHP Bogusevic with their first pick|
Tulane junior pitcher Brian Bogusevic was the
first-round pick of the Houston Astros on Tuesday, taken 24th overall in the amateur draft.
Gammons: A draft unlike any other|
Baseball draft history is filled with what-ifs, and this year is no different, writes Peter Gammons.
Phillips: Drafting franchise players |
Here is how the first round would look when given the freedom to draft any of the current major leaguers.
Schwarz: The magic No. 5|
Nolan Ryan was selected in the 10th round of the 1965 draft, and since then all drafts that end in 5 have had some sort of significance.
Schwarz: Best, worst draft picks|
The selection of Alex Rodriguez was the best early pick in the draft. Alan Schwarz lists the rest ... and the worst.
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Thomas Diamond is the jewel of a DVD in development for the Rangers. Baseball America's Jim Callis explains.
Drew, Weaver accept deals, end record draft holdouts|
Jered Weaver and Stephen Drew ended their holdouts minutes before the deadline to sign last year's draft picks.
Gammons: Sizing up the draft|
For many teams, the draft has changed from selecting "high ceiling, tools" guys to more major-league ready players, writes Peter Gammons.