MLB Draft 2012 Rules: Recapping New Changes for 2012


Due to the offseason renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between Major League Baseball and the Players Association through the 2016 season, the 2012 MLB first-year player draft—which begins Monday, June 4 at 7 pm ET, airing live on both the

Summary. I didn't know anything about this guy when David asked me to do this profile. In fact, I saw 1B/DH and immediately thought to myself, why are we even profiling a HS kid that can even be listed as a DH? The answer

2012 MLB Draft Profile: Gavin Cecchini, SS, Barbe HS (LA) Garin Cecchini was drafted in the 4th round in 2010 and is currently one of the better hitting prospects in the Boston Red Sox minor leagues. Gavin isn't the hitter

Summary. Richie Shaffer's bio is littered with statements like, "Best defensive first baseman in Clemson history and "has committed only three errors through 2011." Naturally, what one does with a defensive wizard at first base

Teams in the MLB draft tend to go for the best player available rather than just going for a top need, unlike in other sports drafts. It takes prospects years to make it into the big leagues and they only do some of the time, so BPA is usually the best

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