2017 Draft Central

Draft News

  • Complete breakdown of the 2017 MLB Draft

    Three days. 40 rounds. 1,215 selections. The 2017 MLB Draft is now in the books. Before any of them play a professional inning, it's fun to slice and dice the complete Draft class to see if there are any interesting trends.

  • Club-by-club Draft roundup, top selections

    The 2017 MLB Draft has come to an end, and after a three-day stretch with 1,215 players selected, we take a look at how each team fared.

  • Top 5 Drafts list begins with Minnesota

    Before this year, the last time the Twins owned the No. 1 overall pick in the Draft was 2001. They hit it big with Joe Mauer, but got little else out of the other 50 rounds, save for a few decent seasons out of Nick Blackburn and cups of coffee from Jose Morales and Kevin Cameron.

  • Glavine, Clemens, Gonzo, A-Rod relatives get drafted

    Every MLB Draft features some familiar names, but this year's crop could be considered especially noteworthy given the achievements of the family members involved.

  • High-upside picks highlight Day 3 of Draft

    The third and final day of the MLB Draft is a rapid-fire affair, with 30 teams drafting for 30 rounds, all crammed into one afternoon. It's a fast-paced exercise in farm-system restocking, and it got underway Wednesday at noon ET on the heels of the exciting first two days.

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  • Jimenez's debut highlights Sox prospect news

    Rick Hahn is not done collecting assets for his version of "The Process," otherwise known as the White Sox rebuild. The White Sox general manager acquired three new prospects in the organization's MLB Pipeline Top 30 in a pair of deals, including landing the Cubs' top two prospects in a five-player trade for ace Jose Quintana.

  • Top Draft picks agree to deals at the deadline

    Hunter Greene has the most effortless 100-mph fastball many scouts ever have seen. And now he has a record-setting bonus to go with it.

  • 2017 draftees ready for on-field action

    The 2017 White Sox Draft class has gone from the excitement of being selected in June to showing what they have on the field.

  • Padres able to sign their first 18 Draft picks

    The Padres unveiled their full list of signed Draft picks on Saturday afternoon, with 31 of 41 selections agreeing to terms -- including each of the first 18.

  • Phils ink 30 picks before Draft signing deadline

    The Phillies had until 5 p.m. Friday to sign their 2017 Draft picks. They got 30 of them.

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  • Astros sign first-rounder Bukauskas

    J.B. Bukauskas, the No. 15 overall pick in the 2017 Draft, signed a $3.6 million deal with the Astros, according to MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis. The slot value for the 15th pick was $3,588,200.

  • Cubs, 1st-rounder Lange agree to terms

    The Cubs have signed their second first-round Draft pick, pitcher Alex Lange, who was the 30th player taken overall. According to MLB.com's Jim Callis, Lange signed for $1.925 million.

  • Reds sign top pick Greene to deal

    Reds general manager Dick Williams and the club squeezed all it could out of the deadline to sign No. 2 overall pick Hunter Greene on Friday afternoon. Ultimately, the deal was reached as the club inked Greene to a $7.23 million bonus.

  • Mets agree with top pick Peterson

    With hours to spare, the Mets agreed to terms with their top Draft pick, 20th overall selection David Peterson, on his first professional contract on Friday.

  • Dodgers sign top Draft pick Kendall

    The Dodgers signed their top three picks from the June Draft before Friday's deadline.

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  • First-rounder Romero signs deal with Nats

    The Nationals on Friday signed first-round pick Seth Romero, the No. 25 overall selection in last month's Draft.

  • Rays solid as Draft signing deadline nears

    With Friday's 5 p.m. deadline looming for 2017 draftees to sign, the Rays appear to be in solid shape. The Rays have signed 10 of their 11 picks from the first 10 rounds, with Oregon State right-hander Drew Rasmussen (31st overall, first pick of Competitive Balance Round A) the exception.

  • Dodgers' top three Draft picks remain unsigned

    The Dodgers' top three picks from the June Draft are still unsigned, and the deadline to get it done is Friday at 5 p.m. ET.

  • Greene negotiations likely to go down to wire

    The Reds continued Thursday to work toward signing the 2017 MLB Draft's No. 2 overall pick, pitcher Hunter Greene, but it's likely going to go down to the wire to Friday's 5 p.m. ET deadline.

  • Nats' top pick expected to agree by deadline

    With the Draft signing deadline of Friday at 5 p.m. ET approaching, the Nationals still have not agreed to a deal with their first-round pick, left-hander Seth Romero -- one of five first-rounders who have yet to finalize an agreement. There should not be much cause for alarm, however, as MLBPipeline expects Romero to reach an agreement with the Nats by Friday's deadline, according to sources.

  • Draft signing updates following deadline

    With the Draft signing deadline over, one first-round choice has yet to agree to terms.

  • Astros agree with first-round pick Bukauskas

    The Astros have agreed to terms with right-hander J.B. Bukauskas, the No. 15 overall selection in the 2017 MLB Draft, for $3.6 million, according to MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis. The slot value for the 15th overall pick is $3,588,200.

  • 2017 Draft: Signing and Bonus Tracker

    A complete breakdown of which 2017 Draft picks from the first 10 rounds have agreed to terms, along with their reported bonuses and starting assignments.

  • Marlins' 1st 20 rounds of Draft picks signed

    The Marlins have signed each of their first 20 rounds of players selected in last month's MLB Draft. All teams must reach an agreement or risk losing their picks by Friday's 5 p.m. ET deadline.

  • Astros hope to strike deal with top Draft pick

    The Astros are still in negotiations and hoping to sign first-round pick J.B. Bukauskas, a right-handed pitcher from the University of North Carolina whom the club selected with the No. 15 overall pick in last month's Draft.

  • Faedo looking forward to playing with Tigers

    When the buzz settled from the College World Series, and the calf cramp had stopped barking, Alex Faedo could finally sit back and think about his month-long stretch that made him a first-round Draft pick of the Tigers, a CWS Most Outstanding Player and a national champion.

  • Rays, No. 31 Draft pick can't agree to deal

    The Rays will not sign their second selection in the 2017 MLB Draft, Drew Rasmussen, the team announced on Wednesday.

  • Draft pick Lutz forgoes dream college to sign

    The Milwaukee Brewers and supplemental first-round pick Tristen Lutz have agreed on a contract, according to MLB.com's Jim Callis. The club has not yet confirmed the report.

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