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  1. Houston Astros draft high school left-hander Brady Aiken with No....

    The Houston Astros had the No. 1 pick again, and this time, they took a pitcher polished beyond his years.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  2. Former No. 1 pick Vitters moves to the OF

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE -- Former No. 1 Chicago Cubs draft pick Josh Vitters will move to left field, team president Theo Epstein said Tuesday. Vitters was drafted No. 3 overall in 2007 as a third baseman, but his progress has been slowed by injuries and ineffe...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  3. 2013 MLB draft -- Houston Astros pick Mark Appel with No. 1 pick

    The Houston Astros selected Stanford right-hander Mark Appel with the first overall pick in the 2013 MLB draft on Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  4. Scott Feldman tosses first career complete game, leads Cubs past ...

    Scott Feldman retired 18 straight on his way to his first career complete game and the Chicago Cubs took advantage of former No. 1 pick Andrew Cashner's wildness in a 6-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  5. Stanford's Mark Appel may not be the No. 1 pick after all - MLB

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason A. Churchill looks at whether Stanford right-hander Mark Appell will go No. 1 in the MLB draft. He also provides notes on many of nations best college and prep prospects.

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  6. Baez victim of a 'classic' spring prank

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Although he's a hot-shot No. 1 pick of the Chicago Cubs, shortstop Javier Baez isn't immune to the rookie treatment. Baez's teammates -- apparently led by Matt Garza -- dressed up his car on Monday for what one Cub described as a "...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  7. Baez, Soler to be sent out soon

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- The young stud prospects of the Chicago Cubs have about a week left to impress manager Dale Sveum before they're sent to minor league camp. shortstop Javier Baez and outfielder Jorge Soler have shown flashes of why they were No. 1 pick...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  8. Houston Astros down to Mark Appel, Byron Buxton, Lucas Giolito, C...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law unveils his third mock draft just three days before the draft, and still nothing is settled among the top five picks.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2012
  9. Chicago Cubs to work out potential No. 1 pick Carlos Correa

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs worked out potential No. 1 draft pick Carlos Correa at Wrigley Field on Wednesday, according to a source with knowledge of the workout.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2012
  10. Ricketts spends freely on draft picks

    Bruce Levine

    HOUSTON -- It didn't take Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts long to let the fan base see his commitment to the future. The Cubs spent $12 million signing draft picks this summer, including a $2.662 million payout to No. 1 pick Javier Baez, an in...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  11. Pittsburgh Pirates take UCLA's Gerrit Cole with No. 1 pick in dra...

    The Pittsburgh Pirates wanted Gerrit Cole's blazing fastball blowing away hitters for them.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2011
  12. MLB - Anthony Rendon projects as the No. 1 pick in 2011 MLB draft...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law takes his first look at the 2011 MLB draft -- not in any type of mock format, but in a listing of players to watch for at the college and prep level. The main name to know is Anthony Rendon (Rice), but there are comparisons to Ryan Howard and Scott Kazmir here.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  13. Vanderbilt's Price selected first overall by Devil Rays

    Hard-throwing left-hander David Price of Vanderbilt was selected by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays with the No. 1 pick in the baseball draft Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2007
  14. Phil Nevin, top draft pick in '92, retires from baseball

    Slugger Phil Nevin, who had a mercurial career after being the No. 1 pick in the 1992 amateur draft, announced his retirement Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2007
  15. Bullington first pitcher selected No. 1 since '97

    Bryan Bullington was taken by the Pittsburgh Pirates with the No. 1 pick in Tuesday's baseball draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2002
  16. Pirates can't afford to strike out with No. 1 pick

    Baseball's June amateur draft is an inexact science, with far more failures than successes, and millions of dollars thrown at first-rounders -- 35 percent of whom will never play a game in the majors.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2002