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  1. Detailing Yasiel Puig's historically great run

    Jayson Stark

    I'm still trying to figure out how Yasiel Puig lasted until the fifth pick in our Franchise Player Draft. Unless we're now deducting points for speeding tickets, the lowest he should have gone, in a sane world, was second. But that was out of my c...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  2. Franchise player draft: Second round!

    David Schoenfield

    OK, you've seen the first round of the Franchise Player Draft. What would the second round look like? Eric Karabell joined me for our annual follow-up where we pick for everyone. I made the odd-numbered picks and Eric made the even-numbered picks. Wh...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  3. ESPN's Franchise Player Draft

    Thirty ESPN experts participated in a live draft of baseball's "franchise players."

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2014
  4. Xander Bogaerts, Julio Teheran best picks of Franchise Player Dra...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski uses the ZiPS projection system to determine the best (and worst) picks of the Franchise Player Draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2014
  5. SweetSpot TV: Debating the first basemen

    David Schoenfield

    In Tuesday's Franchise Player Draft, the only first baseman selected in the first round was Joey Votto, selected 10th overall. That makes sense, as first base isn't a premium position and the position has weakened the past couple of years with the de...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  6. Franchise Player Draft: Round 2!

    David Schoenfield

    The Franchise Player Draft has been completed, so it's time for Eric Karabell and myself to continue our tradition of doing the second round. All picks were made by Eric and myself, not the franchise "owners," so yell at us, not them. Eric made all t...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  7. Jurickson Profar the steal "franchise player draft" - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski breaks down the best picks of the "franchise player draft" based on long-term projections relative to draft spot, and Rangers shortstop Jurickson Profar appears to be the steal of the draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  8. ESPN's Franchise Player Draft

    Join the fun as 30 ESPN experts participate in a live draft of baseball's "franchise players."

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2013
  9. Friday's podcast

    Eric Karabell

    Mark Simon closed another fine week of Baseball Today podcasts with Friday's edition, talking more about the Franchise Player draft, but also a defensive marvel few would call a franchise player. 1. Mark explains his Miguel Cabrera pick in the fra...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  10. Franchise Player Draft: Round 2!

    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield

    OK, the first round of the second annual Franchise Player Draft is in the books. Like last year, we thought it would be to conduct a second round, where we make the picks for a distinguished panel. Eric starts with pick No. 31 and makes all the od...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  11. Podcast: Draft talk with Keith Law

    Eric Karabell

    Drafts were on our minds for Thursday's Baseball Today podcast , not only the upcoming amateur draft but also ESPN's Franchise Player Draft. Keith Law and I explain it all! 1. Who would be the one player you start a franchise with? We discuss our ...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  12. Lincecum not unlucky, just pitching poorly

    David Schoenfield

    ESPN.com will be holding its second annual Franchise Player Draft on Thursday afternoon. It's a fun project where we gather 30 ESPN writers and TV personalities and conduct a fictional draft of every player in baseball, asking the question: Whom woul...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  13. Franchise Player Draft: 2011 in review

    David Schoenfield

    The question is simple: If you were starting a franchise and could pick any player in baseball, who would you pick? Ignore contracts, current or future. Ignore current team. Think only of ability, position and age. Who do you build around? On Thur...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  14. ESPN's Franchise Player Draft

    Join the fun as 30 ESPN experts participate in a live draft of baseball's "franchise players."

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  15. The franchise draft: Round 2!

    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield

    OK, we had so much fun with the first round of the mock "franchise player draft" that we decided to conduct a second round -- primarily because we were shocked that Miguel Cabrera went unselected. So we decided to see who the next 30 players might...

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  16. MLB: Alexei Ramirez might be baseball's most underappreciated pla...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron of FanGraphs says Alexei Ramirez is the best shortstop in the American League, yet he still flies under the radar.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2011