2015 Draft Central

Draft News

  • Teams set 40-man rosters in advance of Rule 5 Draft

    They are decisions every Major League organization has to make this time of year. There are only so many open spots on a 40-man roster, and every November, teams have to decide which Minor League prospects deserve one of those coveted slots.

  • With regular season over, '16 Draft order set

    Draft order is based on the reverse order of 2015 regular-season standings, with 2014 records used to break ties. The Phillies will pick first in 2016.

  • Amaro: 2016 Draft position not yet relevant

    The Phillies have heard a comment or two in the past couple months about their record and their prospects at the No. 1 pick in the 2016 Draft, but they bristle at the notion that they are gunning for it.

  • East tops West in Perfect Game All-American Classic

    The Perfect Game All-American Classic was held on Sunday at Petco Park, as 50 of the best high school players and Draft prospects in America took the field to showcase their talent, with the East team defeated the West, 3-1.

  • Yerzy, Kieboom MVPs at All-America Game

    There was certainly a lot of young talent on the field Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field in the 2015 Under Armour All-America Game, powered by Baseball Factory. Andy Yerzy homered and shared Most Valuable Player honors with Carter Kieboom in the National team's 11-5 victory over the American team.

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  • Bichette wins Derby at Under Armour All-America Game

    Bo Bichette won the Eastbay Home Run Derby before Saturday's 2015 Under Armour All-America Game, powered by Baseball Factory, at Wrigley Field on Saturday.

  • Top pick Buehler set for Tommy John surgery

    First-round pick Walker Buehler will undergo Tommy John elbow reconstruction surgery on Wednesday and be out 12 to 18 months, the Dodgers announced on Tuesday.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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