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  • Twins awarded competitive balance Draft pick

    The Twins are set to receive an extra pick in the 2016 First-Year Player Draft, as they were awarded the third pick of the Competitive Balance Round B on Wednesday.

  • Bucs get 6th pick in Competitive Balance Round A

    The Pirates got a positive draw on Wednesday in Major League Baseball's Competitive Balance Lottery, receiving the sixth bonus selection following the first round of next June's Draft.

  • Reds get 1st pick in Competitive Balance Round A

    In a drawing conducted in New York, the Reds received the first selection in Competitive Balance Round A, which immediately follows the first round of the 2016 MLB Draft.

  • Brewers receive additional pick for 2016 Draft

    The Brewers received an extra pick between the second and third rounds of the 2016 Draft as a result of Wednesday's Competitive Balance Lottery. Milwaukee drew the fourth pick in Round B.

  • Indians receive additional pick for 2016 Draft

    The Indians were rewarded with an additional pick in the 2016 Draft thanks to the fourth annual Competitive Balance Lottery.

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  • Competitive Balance Lottery pays out 12 Draft picks

    Two portions of Major League Baseball's 2016 First-Year Player Draft were set Wednesday when the Competitive Balance Lottery was held at the Commissioner's Office in New York.

  • Red Sox sign 27 of 39 picks in 2015 Draft

    The Red Sox signed 27 of the 39 players they selected in the 2015 Draft, including all 16 players taken in the first 17 rounds.

  • 15 teams set for Competitive Balance Draft Lottery

    For half of Major League Baseball's 30 clubs, today's Competitive Balance Lottery will provide a shot at a valuable extra selection in the 2016 Draft.

  • Top pick Swanson shows off character, not swing

    Dansby Swanson has accomplished a lot on a baseball field, but the No. 1 overall pick in last month's Draft still feels he has something to prove. First-round picks typically take batting practice on the field, but on Monday, Swanson's first full day in Arizona, he declined.

  • Top 5 Drafts: Updated after signing deadline

    How well a team did in the Draft can look significantly different from early June, right after the selections have been made, to mid-July, when the deadline for signing players arrives.

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  • Correa dedicated to community service

    Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has made a big impact on the field during his first six weeks in the Major Leagues, and he's already showing a giving heart when it comes to charity work.

  • Marlins wrap up Draft signings

    The Marlins signed four picks, including left-hander Justin Langley, and a free agent prior to Friday's 5 p.m. ET deadline to finalize deals with their 2015 Draft choices.

  • Phillies sign 31 of 40 Draft picks, including top 24

    The Phillies like the early returns of their 2015 Draft. Top pick Cornelius Randolph has played well with the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Phillies. Other players selected in the top 10 have fared well, too. Overall, the Phillies signed 31 of 40 selections, and their top 24 selections overall.

  • Brewers reach deal with comp pick Kirby

    The Brewers announced before Friday's signing deadline of 4 p.m. CT that they have signed left-hander Nathan Kirby, their Competitive Balance Round A selection in this year's MLB Draft.

  • Blue Jays unable to sign 2nd-round pick Singer

    The Blue Jays were unable to come to terms with second-round pick Brady Singer prior to Friday afternoon's signing deadline of players taken in this year's MLB Draft.

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  • 2015 Draft: Signing and Bonus Tracker

    Get a complete breakdown of which 2015 Draft picks from the first 10 rounds agreed to terms, along with their reported bonuses and starting assignments.

  • D-backs strike deal with No. 1 pick Swanson

    Just before Friday's signing deadline of 2 p.m. MST, the D-backs announced that they have agreed to terms with shortstop Dansby Swanson, the No. 1 overall pick in this year's Draft.

  • Draft deadline drama: D-backs sign Swanson

    For the second straight year, there was some drama involving the No. 1 pick in the Draft on signing deadline day. This time, however, the team that took him got its man, as the D-backs agreed to a $6.5 million deal with Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson.

  • Dodgers agree with Buehler; Funkhouser back to school

    The Dodgers entered Friday still trying to sign their top selections from the 2015 MLB Draft before the 2 p.m. PT deadline. In the end, the club got halfway there, agreeing to terms with No. 24 overall pick Walker Buehler but being unable to reach a deal with No. 35 pick Kyle Funkhouser.

  • Rays sign second-round Draft pick Betts

    The Rays have signed Chris Betts, the slugging high school catcher from Long Beach, Calif., they selected with their second pick (52nd overall) in the 2015 Draft.

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