1. Ranking 2017 Draft Picks Who'll Reach MLB Fastest

    Like all things associated with baseball, analyzing MLB 's amateur draft requires patience. Fans get whisked away in scouting reports promising a bright future. Of course, it's human nature to desire progress as soon as possible...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 months ago 40,193 reads 0 comments

  2. Grading the Boston Red Sox on the 2017 MLB Draft

    The dust has settled on the 2017 MLB draft, with all 40 rounds completed. That means, among other things, we can assess each club's selections and offer up some preliminary grades...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 2 months ago 15,248 reads 0 comments

  3. 2017 MLB Draft Results: Grades for Overall Team-by-Team Results

    After 40 rounds of the 2017 MLB draft, each team is hoping it found at least a few possible impact players...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 23,419 reads 0 comments

  4. Grading the Chicago Cubs on the 2017 MLB Draft

    The Chicago Cubs ascended to championship heights by assembling an exciting core of young position players. They spent 2017's MLB draft searching for pitchers to preserve a balanced future...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 months ago 31,758 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB Draft 2017: Teams with Best Overall Results and Grades

    After 40 rounds, the 2017 Major League Baseball draft is a thing of the past. However, evaluations of this year's top hauls are just beginning...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 13,623 reads 0 comments

  6. MLB Metrics 101: The MLB Draft's Biggest No. 1 Pick Fails

    Wasting the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft is bad. What's even worse is wasting the pick and missing out on a generational talent. What are the most extreme examples of that? Sounds like a job for Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 months ago 139,267 reads 0 comments

  7. Grading the New York Yankees on the 2017 MLB Draft

    Their offense has raked while blue-chip hitting prospects wait for their turn to wear pinstripes, so the New York Yankees stockpiled pitching in 2017's MLB draft...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 months ago 22,090 reads 0 comments

  8. 2017 MLB Draft Results: Biggest Winners and Losers of the Entire Draft

    The 2017 MLB draft is in the books, and while we won't know exactly what to make of this year's crop of incoming talent until years from now, it's always fun to make some surface assessments on the biggest winners and losers...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 45,968 reads 0 comments

  9. Dusty Baker's Son Darren Selected by Nationals in 27th Round of MLB Draft

    The Washington Nationals selected Darren Baker, son of manager Dusty, in the 27th round of the 2017 MLB draft on Wednesday. Darren was made famous from a young age after San Francisco Giants first baseman J...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 6,080 reads 0 comments

  10. 2018 MLB Mock Draft: Early Predictions for Top 1st-Round Baseball Prospects

    While the 2017 Major League Baseball draft is still ongoing, all 30 teams are also starting their preparations for next year's class...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 22,150 reads 0 comments

  11. 2017 MLB Draft Grades: Tuesday Results and Scores for Each Team

    More than any other sport, Major League Baseball's draft is a crapshoot. When teams select players, they do so knowing they likely won't see them on the MLB roster for at least two years in the very best-case scenario...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 2,998 reads 0 comments

  12. 2017 MLB Draft Results: Easy-to-View Grades for Each Franchise

    Only a day remains in the 2017 MLB draft as general managers look to find what value they can get in the later rounds. The nature of the bonus pools makes it difficult to add high-potential prospects in the 11th round and beyond...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 6,818 reads 0 comments

  13. MLB Draft 2017: Results, Grades and Top Steals for Rounds 1-3

    The MLB draft continued Tuesday with every team hoping to grab players who improve the organization. Unfortunately, the majority of prospects selected will never see the majors...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 4,446 reads 0 comments

  14. MLB Draft 2017: Best Baseball Prospects Available After Day 2 Results

    Ten rounds of the 2017 MLB draft are complete, yet a handful of prospects offer teams great value on the third and final day of the event. Players can slip down draft boards for a variety of reasons...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 13,523 reads 0 comments

  15. Roger Clemens' Son Kacy Drafted by Blue Jays in 8th Round of 2017 MLB Draft

    The Toronto Blue Jays are hoping for some more magic out of the Clemens family. The organization drafted Kacy Clemens, son of Roger Clemens , in the eighth round of the 2017 MLB draft Tuesday...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 6,399 reads 0 comments

  16. 2017 MLB Draft Grades: Round 1 Results and Scores for Each Baseball Team

    There's still a lot of work to be done by all 30 teams in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft, but Monday night's first round finally offered an opportunity to analyze what clubs were thinking for their future...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 10,410 reads 0 comments

  17. 2017 MLB Draft Results: Grades and Order Listing for Each Team Before Tuesday

    The elite prospects in high school and college baseball came off the board Monday on Day 1 of the 2017 MLB draft, and most teams involved managed to brighten their future by landing a potential stud...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 14,715 reads 0 comments

  18. MLB Draft 2017: Ranking the Biggest Steals of Day 1

    The first day of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft came and went on Monday. Within the day's 75 picks are plenty of storylines . Including more than a few steals. It's now time to rank the six biggest steals from Day 1 of the 2017 MLB draft...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 months ago 88,120 reads 0 comments

  19. MLB Draft Picks 2017: List of Day 1 Selections, Grades and Updated Order

    The first day of the 2017 MLB draft is in the books, and a number of general managers have reason to give themselves a pat on the back...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 54,887 reads 0 comments

  20. 2017 MLB Draft Results: Full Listings of Grades for 1st-Round Picks

    The 2017 MLB draft's opening night certainly had its surprises, headlined by the Minnesota Twins selecting shortstop Royce Lewis with the first pick...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 months ago 7,901 reads 0 comments

  21. 2017 MLB Draft Grades: Best and Worst Picks from Monday Results

    For teams that have looked themselves in the mirror and made the honest assessment that they are not good enough to win a championship in the next year or two, there is no more important event than the draft...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 2 months ago 3,949 reads 0 comments

  22. Quentin Holmes to Indians: Prospect Profile, MLB Comp for Draft's Fastest Player

    Player: Quentin Holmes Position: OF DOB: July 7, 1999 (17 years old) Height/Weight: 6'1", 175 lbs Bats/Throws: R/R School: Monsignor McClancy Memorial HS (N...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 7,343 reads 0 comments

  23. Jeren Kendall Selected No. 23 by Dodgers in 2017 MLB Draft

    The Los Angeles Dodgers landed a multi-talented outfielder with the No. 23 overall pick in the 2017 MLB draft, as they selected Vanderbilt's Jeren Kendall on Monday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 10,142 reads 0 comments

  24. J.B. Bukauskas Selected No. 15 by Astros in 2017 MLB Draft

    University of North Carolina starting pitcher J.B. Bukauskas was selected with the No. 15 overall pick in the 2017 MLB draft by the Houston Astros on Monday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 1,241 reads 0 comments

  25. J.B. Bukauskas: Prospect Profile, MLB Comparison for Astros' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: J.B. Bukauskas Position: RHP DOB: Oct. 11, 1996 (20 years old) Height/Weight: 6'0", 195 lbs Bats/Throws: R/R School: North Carolina ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 4,497 reads 0 comments