The #MLBDraft Top 200/200/100 Rankings of Baseball America, MLB.com, and ESPN
The Rule IV MLB Draft will be upon us tomorrow, and the moment after the team you root for drafts a kid, you’re going to be looking for as instant analysis as you can. If you’re looking for pure numbers, this post can help you out a little bit. The rankings and scouting reports and video for some if you have subscriber access, can be had at Baseball America, MLB.com, and ESPN. All links go directly to each site’s prospect rankings, and for MLB.com you’ll have to click “Draft 200” to see the draft reports. Here are all the prospects listed in the MLB.com Top 200 sorted in the order of Baseball America’s Top 200. I don’t know why. ESPN’s rankings only went to 100, while BA actually goes to 500, and the MLB list goes to 200. A blank cell means the player wasn’t ranked on that site’s respective “Top” list. Here we go:
A Draft prospect named “Brent Jones” that a San Francisco team has a chance at? Hm….
The Giants have these picks overall: 14th, 52nd, 87th, 118th, 148th, 178th, 208th, 238th, 268th, 298th overall picks in the first ten rounds. The Giants 14th and 52nd picks will happen on Thursday. The other picks listed will go down on Friday. From there, rounds 11 through 40 will be done on Saturday. July 18th is the signing deadline for players selected in the Draft.