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2018 MLB Draft: Day One, Open Thread

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It’ll be a while before the D-backs get to pick; in the meantime, here’s a thread to hang out and drink coffee...

Coverage is already under way: you can follow along here:

Draft order

1st Round

  1. Detroit Tigers - Pick value: $8,096,300: Casey Mize, RHP, Auburn
  2. San Francisco Giants - Pick value: $7,494,600: Joey Bart, C, Georgia Tech
  3. Philadelphia Phillies - Pick value: $6,947,500: Alec Bohm, 3B, Wichita State
  4. Chicago White Sox - Pick value: $6,411,400: Nick Madrigal, SS, Oregon State
  5. Cincinnati Reds - Pick value: $5,946,400: Jonathan India, 3B, Florida
  6. New York Mets - Pick value: $5,525,200: Jarred Kelenic, OF, Waukesha West HS (WI)
  7. San Diego Padres Pick value: $5,226,500: Ryan Weathers, LHP, Loretto HS (TN)
  8. Atlanta Braves Pick value: $4,980,700: Carter Stewart, RHP, Eau Gallie HS (FL)
  9. Oakland Athletics - Pick value: $4,761,500: Kyler Murray, OF, Oklahoma
  10. Pittsburgh Pirates - Pick value: $4,560,200: Travis Swaggerty, OF, South Alabama
  11. Baltimore Orioles - Pick value: $4,375,100: Grayson Rodriguez, RHP, Central Heights HS (TX)
  12. Toronto Blue Jays - Pick value: $4,200,900: Jordan Groshans, 3B, Magnolia HS (TX)
  13. Miami Marlins - Pick value: $4,038,200: Connor Scott, OF, Plant HS (FL)
  14. Seattle Mariners - Pick value: $3,883,300: Logan Gilbert, RHP, Stetson
  15. Texas Rangers - Pick value: $3,738,500: Cole Winn, RHP, Orange Lutheran HS (CA)
  16. Tampa Bay Rays - Pick value: $3,603,500: Matthew Liberatore, LHP, Mountain Ridge HS (AZ)
  17. Los Angeles Angels - Pick value: $3,472,900: Jordyn Adams, OF, Green Hope HS (NC
  18. Kansas City Royals - Pick value: $3,349,300: Brady Singer, RHP, Florida
  19. St. Louis Cardinals - Pick value: $3,231,700: Nolan Gorman, 3B, Sandra Day O’Connor HS (AZ)
  20. Minnesota Twins - Pick value: $3,120,000: Trevor Larnach, OF, Oregon State
  21. Milwaukee Brewers - Pick value: $3,013,600: Brice Turang, SS, Santiago HS (CA)
  22. Colorado Rockies - Pick value: $2,912,300: Ryan Rolison, LHP, Mississippi
  23. New York Yankees - Pick value: $2,815,900: Anthony Seigler, C, Cartersville HS (GA)
  24. Chicago Cubs - Pick value: $2,724,000: Nico Hoerner, SS, Stanford
  25. Arizona Diamondbacks - Pick value: $2,636,400: Matt McLain, SS, Beckham HS (CA)
  26. Boston Red Sox - Pick value: $2,552,800: Triston Casas, 1B, American Heritage School (FL)
  27. Washington Nationals - Pick value: $2,472,700: Mason Denaburg, RHP, Merritt Island HS (FL)
  28. Houston Astros - Pick value: $2,399,400: Seth Beer, OF, Clemson
  29. Cleveland Indians - Pick value: $2,332,700: Noah Naylor, C, St. Joan of Arc Catholic SS (Ontario)
  30. Los Angeles Dodgers - Pick value: $2,275,800: J.T. Ginn, RHP, Brandon HS (MS)

Compensation Round (Picks 31-35): For teams that receive revenue sharing for lost qualifying offer free agents that made $50M or more on their contract. Teams that sign that player forfeit their 2nd round pick.

  1. Tampa Bay Rays (losing Alex Cobb to Baltimore) - Pick value: $2,224,400: Shane McClanahan, LHP, South Florida
  2. Tampa Bay Rays (not signing Drew Rasmussen) - Pick value: $2,171,700: Nick Schnell, OF, Roncalli HS (IN)
  3. Kansas City Royals (losing Lorenzo Cain to Milwaukee) - Pick value: $2,118,700: Jackson Kowar, RHP, Florida
  4. Kansas City Royals (losing Eric Hosmer to San Diego) - Pick value: $2,066,700: Daniel Lynch, LHP, Virginia
  5. Cleveland Indians (losing Carlos Santana to Philadelphia) - Pick value: $2,016,400: Ethan Hankins, Forsyth Central HS (GA)

Competitive Balance A Round (Picks 36-43)

  1. Pittsburgh Pirates - Pick value: $1,967,900: Gunnar Hoglund, RHP, Fivay HS (FL)
  2. Baltimore Orioles - Pick value: $1,923,500: Cadyn Grenier, SS, Oregon State
  3. San Diego Padres - Pick value: $1,878,300: Xavier Edwards, SS, North Broward Prep HS
  4. Arizona Diamondbacks - Pick value: $1,834,500: Jake McCarthy, OF, Virginia
  5. Kansas City Royals - Pick value: $1,786,300: Kris Bubic, LHP, Stanford
  6. Cleveland Indians - Pick value: $1,744,800: Lenny Torres Jr., RHP, Beacon HS (NY)
  7. Colorado Rockies - Pick value: $1,704,000: Grant Lavigne, 1B, Bedford HS (NH)
  8. St. Louis Cardinals - Pick value: $1,664,200: Griffin Roberts, RHP, Wake Forest

2nd Round (Picks 44-68)

  1. Detroit Tigers - Pick value: $1,625,500: Parker Meadows, OF, Grayson HS (GA)
  2. San Francisco Giants - Pick value: $1,587,600: Sean Hjelle, RHP, Kentucky
  3. Chicago White Sox - Pick value: $1,556,100: Steele Walker, OF, Oklahoma
  4. Cincinnati Reds - Pick value: $1,520,300: Lyon Richardson, RHP, Jensen Beach HS (FL)
  5. New York Mets - Pick value: $1,485,100: Simeon Woods-Richardson, RHP, Kempner HS (TX)
  6. Atlanta Braves - Pick value: $1,450,500: Greyson Jenista, 1B, Wichita State
  7. Oakland Athletics - Pick value: $1,414,200: Jameson Hannah, OF, Dallas Baptist
  8. Pittsburgh Pirates - Pick value: $1,382,400: Braxton Ashcraft, RHP, Robinson HS (TX)
  9. Toronto Blue Jays - Pick value: $1,350,000: Griffin Conine, OF, Duke
  10. Miami Marlins - Pick value: $1,318,500: Osiris Johnson, SS, Encinal HS (FL)
  11. Seattle Mariners - Pick value: $1,287,800: Josh Stowers, OF, Louisville
  12. Texas Rangers - Pick value: $1,257,500: Owen White, RHP, Jesse Carson HS (NC)
  13. Tampa Bay Rays - Pick value: $1,228,000: Tyler Frank, SS, Florida Atlantic
  14. Los Angeles Angels - Pick value: $1,196,500: Jeremiah Jackson, SS, St. Luke’s Episcopal School (AL)
  15. Kansas City Royals - Pick value: $1,168,300: Jonathan Bowlan, RHP, Memphis
  16. Minnesota Twins - Pick value: $1,140,600: Ryan Jeffers, C, UNC Wilmington
  17. Milwaukee Brewers - Pick value: $1,113,500: Joe Gray, OF, Hattiesburg HS (MS)
  18. New York Yankees - Pick value: $1,086,900: Josh Breaux, C, McLennan CC (TX)
  19. Chicago Cubs - Pick value: $1,060,900: Brennan Davis, OF, Basha HS (AZ)
  20. Arizona Diamondbacks - Pick value: $1,035,500: Alek Thomas, OF, Mount Carmel HS (IL)
  21. Boston Red Sox - Pick value: $1,010,500: Nick Decker, OF, Seneca HS (NJ)
  22. Washington Nationals - Pick value: $986,200: Tim Cate, LHP, Connecticut
  23. Houston Astros - Pick value: $965,300: Jayson Schroeder, RHP, Juanita HS (WA)
  24. Cleveland Indians - Pick value: $939,700: Nick Sandlin, RHP, Southern Mississippi
  25. Los Angeles Dodgers - Pick value: $917,000: Michael Grove, RHP, West Virginia

Competitive Balance B Round (Picks 69-74)

  1. Miami Marlins - Pick value: $894,600: Will Banfield, C, Brookwood HS (GA)
  2. Oakland Athletics - Pick value: $872,400: Jeremy Eierman, SS, Missouri State
  3. Tampa Bay Rays - Pick value: $850,700: Tanner Dodson, RHP, California
  4. Cincinnati Reds - Pick value: $837,700: Josiah Gray, RHP, Le Moyne College (NY)
  5. Milwaukee Brewers - Pick value: $824,900: Micah Bello, OF, Hilo HS (HI)
  6. San Diego Padres (acquired via trade with Twins) - Pick value: $812,200: Grant Little, OF, Texas Tech

Compensation Round #2 (Picks 75-78): For teams that did not receive revenue sharing or lost qualifying offer free agents that did not get a contract of more than $50M. Teams that sign free agents to this forfeit their 3rd round pick.

  1. St. Louis Cardinals (losing Lance Lynn to Minnesota) - Pick value: $799,600: Luken Baker, 1B, Texas Christian University
  2. Colorado Rockies (losing Greg Holland to St. Louis) - Pick value: $787,200: Mitchell Kilkenny, RHP, Texas A&M
  3. Chicago Cubs (losing Wade Davis to Colorado) - Pick value: $775,100: Cole Roederer, OF, Harts HS (CA)
  4. Chicago Cubs (losing Jake Arrieta to Philadelphia) - Pick value: $762,900: Paul Richan, RHP, University of San Diego

There are then five picks in the compensation round, awarded to revenue-sharing teams that did not sign qualifying free agents. This is followed by eight picks from the competitive balance round, which includes the Diamondbacks’ second choice at #39. The second round then takes place, with Arizona at #63, and there are more compensation and competitive balance choice, between the second and third full rounds.