Major League Baseball's amateur draft is scheduled to begin on Sunday, July 11, or less than five months from now. With high school baseball already underway, and major college baseball conferences cranking up later this week you can find an extensive college baseball preview here from CBS Sports' Dayn Perry , this presents as good of a time and as good of an opportunity as any to preview the upcoming draft class. Below, you'll find the preseason top 50 -- that is, 50 players who we deemed worth including based on their combination of potential and expected draft slot. The player ranked No.
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An in-depth look at our new Miami Marlins Prospects List for the season. Team ranks accompanied by full scouting reports and MiLB video. An in-depth look at our new Minnesota Twins Prospects List for the season. An in-depth look at our new Texas Rangers Prospects List for the season. As we have been for the last few months, today we pump out 50 more prospects in our lead up to the MLB Draft. Along with the addition of 50 new names, the new Top includes our stock watch feature highlighting the current trajectory of players with helium. How are things sizing and shaping up for the MLB Draft?
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It should be noted mock drafts are always quite the crapshoot, especially this early. The goal here is more-so to layout the talent at the top of this class and how it might all fit with respective clubs and their pecking order. That said, we have a long season ahead of us still. Non-conference play is just beginning at time of publish here, so many will rise and many will fall.
The MLB Draft will be held later than normal this season, from July , as baseball times up its premier amateur event with the College World Series and new minor league landscape. After a five-round draft in , this summer's draft is expected to last 20 rounds and will be held in Atlanta after years of being held from MLB Network Studios in Secaucus, New Jersey. As for the draft itself, each of the last three No. The top pick in the draft is likely to be a college player, but plenty of high schoolers — especially prep shortstops — will go early.