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  1. Kacy Clemens, son of Roger Clemens, drafted by Astros, opts for U...

    Either way, Kacy Clemens was facing a steep learning curve.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013
  2. 2011 MLB mock draft: Pittsburgh Pirates still focused on Gerrit C...

    Keith Law

    On the morning of the 2011 MLB amateur draft, Keith Law gives his final mock draft, with a pair of college teammates getting drafted in the top three.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2011
  3. James Adkins released by Los Angeles Dodgers

    Jon Weisman

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have released former first-round draft choice James Adkins, a left-handed pitcher.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2011
  4. Stephen Strasburg is the fantasy prospect, but who else fills the...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey discusses the top 25 fantasy prospects from the first-year player baseball draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2009
  5. MLB amateur draft is wild card after Stephen Strasburg

    Barring a big surprise in the MLB draft, the suspense begins at No. 2, after Stephen Strasburg is selected by the Washington Nationals.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2009
  6. The Big Rotowski: The Next Lincecum?

    Christopher Harris

    Christopher Harris previews the upcoming MLB amateur draft from a fantasy perspective.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2007
  7. Philadelphia Phillies fire assistant general manager and amateur ...

    The Philadelphia Phillies have fired assistant general manager and amateur scouting director Marti Wolever.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  8. Samardzija starts march to trade deadline

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- In his first start since the Major League Baseball amateur draft was completed, Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija liked what he had on the mound against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. He just didn't like the results. Samardzi...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  9. Cubs' second-round pick: RHP Stinnett

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- With their second-round pick -- 45th overall -- in Major League Baseball's amateur draft Thursday, the Chicago Cubs took right-handed pitcher Jake Stinnett from the University of Maryland. As a senior he's 7-6 with a 2.65 ERA in 15 sta...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  10. Rapid Reaction: Cubs draft C/OF Schwarber

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' first-round pick, No. 4 overall, in Major League Baseball's amateur draft. The pick: Kyle Schwarber, catcher/outfielder, Indiana University, 6-foot, 240 pounds. His stats: Schwarber hit...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  11. Five Things You Need to Know About Tonight’s MLB Draft

    Michael Baumann

    Every year, the 30 Major League Baseball franchises send representatives to a TV studio in New Jersey and call the names of some 1,200 amateur baseball players. While the MLB draft lacks the pomp and circumstance and, uh, sartorial creativity that it...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  12. Sox won't get comfortable picking No. 3

    Doug Padilla

    Thank you for the No. 3 pick in Thursday night's draft. Hope to never see you here again. That would be the Chicago White Sox's sentiment heading into Major League Baseball's First-Year Amateur Draft on Thursday night. Their high selection spot is...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  13. When general managers went bad

    David Schoenfield

    There are a million stories about the Major League Baseball amateur draft, or the First-Year Player Draft as it's officially called (thank you, J.D. Drew and Scott Boras). Here are some of the biggest ones during the draft's 50-year history, courtesy...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  14. Brady Aiken looking to end drought of high school pitchers taken ...

    Tim Keown

    Brady Aiken might have the stuff to overcome not just hitters but also MLB teams' reservations about picking a high school pitcher No. 1 overall.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2014
  15. Minnesota Twins sign No. 4 overall pick Kohl Stewart

    The Minnesota Twins have signed right-hander Kohl Stewart, the fourth overall pick in this month's draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  16. Houston Astros sign No. 1 overall pick RHP Mark Appel

    Mark Appel received high praise from MLB commissioner Bud Selig on Wednesday when the No. 1 overall pick signed with the Houston Astros.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013