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  1. Astros' failure to sign Aiken a total fiasco

    Keith Law

    In the story of the Houston Astros' failure to sign two of their top draft picks on Friday, there are neither villains nor victors, only victims left holding empty bags. The first overall pick in the draft, Brady Aiken, declined to sign with the Astr...

    Blog | July 19, 2014
  2. 2012 MLB draft: Where top draft picks fit in organizational playe...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law looks at draft picks and lines up where they would rank as a prosect in each organization. For a team like the Cubs, that means a whole new No. 1 prospect.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  3. Rodon top Sox prospect in Baseball America rankings

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Baseball America released its top prospect list for the Chicago White Sox and left-handed pitcher Carlos Rodon is the leader of the pack. Rodon, the club's first-round draft pick and No. 3 selection overall this past June, was considere...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  4. Could Rodon join White Sox this year?

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago White Sox no doubt liked what they saw from top draft pick Carlos Rodon when he made his first start for Class A Winston Salem on Thursday. The pitcher struck out three hitters over three scoreless innings and his continued success has al...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  5. White Sox sign 28 draft picks

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox have reached deals with 28 of their selections from last week's Major League Baseball First-Year Draft, although top pick Carlos Rodon remains unsigned. Rodon, a left-handed pitcher, is the only one of the team's f...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  6. Bits: Thoughts on Pence, Gallardo ...

    Eric Karabell

    Two San Francisco Giants outfielders were 13th-round picks, on average, in ESPN standard drafts for this season, which surprised me a bit. One was Hunter Pence, who I thought was seriously underrated on draft day. He made my top 100, and while I didn...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  7. Day 2 highlights and lowlights: AL

    Jason A. Churchill

    More draft content: Pick-by-pick analysis | Top 100 | AL best second round | NL best of second round The theme of the day varied depending on the club in question, but for the Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels it was very much about pitching. ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  8. Ranking the best and worst drafting teams in MLB history - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at the best and worst drafting teams and the best and worst individudal drafts in MLB history.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  9. Prep right-hander Phil Bickford jumps into top 10 in latest mock ...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law unveils his second mock draft for 2013, and the Astros are being linked to a new name at No. 1 overall.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  10. Delmon Young falls from No. 1 overall to out of first round in 20...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law redrafts the 2003 draft with the benefit of hindsight, to see how different it would look.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  11. Clock is ticking for Pedro Alvarez and other members of the 2008 ...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan looks at five top picks from the 2008 draft and wonders if it's time to give up on them.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  12. White Sox sign 24 of 41 draft picks

    Scott Powers

    The Chicago White Sox announced Tuesday they have signed 24 of their 41 selections in the 2012 first-year player draft. The White Sox have signed five of their top six draft picks. The signees include high school first baseman Keon Barnum (1A roun...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  13. 2012 MLB Draft -- Houston Astros take SS Nolan Fontana with top p...

    The Houston Astros led off the second day of the baseball draft by selecting another big-time shortstop.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2012
  14. 2012 MLB draft: Astros among biggest Day 1 winners

    Keith Law

    After Day 1 of the 2012 MLB draft, Keith Law assesses the biggest winners, and the teams that made puzzling picks.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2012
  15. 2012 MLB draft -- Houston Astros pick SS Carlos Correa with No. 1...

    The Houston Astros selected shortstop Carlos Correa with the first overall pick in the 2012 MLB draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  16. How Kevin Gausman developed into a top pitching prospect - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Kevin Gausman will be a top pick in this year's MLB draft (possibly the No. 1 overall selection), and his ability and willingness to make changes since he arrived at LSU are big reasons for that, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | June 02, 2012