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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. Yankees have the prospects for a big deal

    Jim Bowden

    The New York Yankees are famous for signing big-name free agents. And when you sign big-name free agents, you usually have to forfeit top draft picks. As a result, the Yankees have been criticized within the baseball circles for having a relatively w...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  3. Scouting the Giants' top draft picks

    Keith Law

    I stopped by the Arizona League Giants' home game on Monday to see their top two picks from this June, first-rounder Christian Arroyo and second-rounder Ryder Jones, as well as a few lower-tier prospects. Arroyo was the most impressive of the grou...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  4. Albert Pujols leads ranking of top draft picks in history - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski examines five in-house upgrades for contending MLB teams, including the Washington Nationals calling up Anthony Rendon.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  5. Jorge Soler has the talent of a top-five pick in the MLB draft

    Keith Law

    Keith Law writes that Jorge Soler has the kind of ability you'd find in a top-five pick in the MLB draft. He should have value for the Cubs, but his situation underscores why top draft picks are worth more.

    Blog | Conversation | June 11, 2012
  6. 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
  7. MLB - Boston Red Sox likely to sign top draft picks

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason Churchill examines the likelihood that the Boston Red Sox can successfully sign their top draft picks and provides updates from around the scouting world.

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2011
  8. Top draft picks remain unsigned

    Jason A. Churchill

    We're seven weeks into the draft signing period and 18 days from the Aug. 17 deadline, and just three of the top 10 picks have signed: Pittsburgh catcher Tony Sanchez (No. 4), Baltimore right-hander Matt Hobgood (No. 5) and Washington RHP Drew S...

    Blog | July 30, 2009
  9. Examining pitchers in the AFL

    Keith Law

    This year's Arizona Fall League season kicked off on Tuesday, and it's one of the best crops of pitching prospects the league has featured in a very long time, with tons of high draft picks, top-100 prospects and big velocity. This is my first post, ...

    Blog | October 11, 2014
  10. What if the Atlanta Braves had not selected Chipper Jones in 1990...

    Dan Szymborski

    What if the Braves had selected Todd Van Poppel with the No. 1 pick in the 1990 draft instead of Chipper Jones? Dan Szymborski projects how many playoffs Atlanta would have missed by drafting one of the most disappointing top picks in baseball history.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  11. 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
  12. MLB Draft: Day 1 winners and questions

    Keith Law

    Pick-by-pick analysis | Best, worst of Round 2 | Top 100 prospects The new slotting system in baseball has made Day 1 analysis more difficult, as many teams approach the draft with a more holistic, top-down approach designed to spread money around...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  13. Sean Newcomb solidifies top-15 status

    Keith Law

    STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- University of Hartford lefty Sean Newcomb is a likely top-15 pick in this draft, certainly a first-rounder, and made his final regular season start last Friday at Stony Brook, a 10 a.m. game that still had about 30 scouts in atte...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  14. 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
  15. Law: Complete NL draft breakdown

    Keith Law

    More draft coverage: Pick-by-pick analysis | Top 100 | AL: Best of Day 2 | NL: Best of Day 2 Here's a breakdown of how every National League team did in the first 10 rounds of the 2013 MLB draft. Arizona Diamondbacks I thought the Snakes got...

    Blog | June 09, 2013
  16. Law: Complete AL draft breakdown

    Keith Law

    More draft coverage: Pick-by-pick analysis | Top 100 | AL: Best of Day 2 | NL: Best of Day 2 Here's a breakdown of how every American League team did in the first 10 rounds of the 2013 MLB draft. Baltimore Orioles The Orioles started great w...

    Blog | June 08, 2013