Today marks the start of the 2012 MLB draft. Draft coverage begins at 6pm on MLB Network and the draft begins at 7 PM with the Astros kicking things off and the Orioles selecting 4th overall.
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Mariners select Mike Zunino with 3rd pick.
Twins take OF Byron Buxton with 2nd overall pick.
With the first overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, the Astros select Carlos Correa.
Keith Law reports that the “Rumor of Orioles on Max Fried at 4 seems to have some legs.”
The Orioles are still very unsure of which players will be drafted ahead of them (#4 overall), says Steve Melewski of MASN Sports.
Don just posted a detailed Max Fried scouting report.
It appears that LHP Max Fried has been generating some buzz. Steve Melewski just tweeted that the Orioles have him “rated evenly with the college pitchers.”
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the early word has the Astros taking Stanford RHP Mark Appel 1st overall, followed by the Twins taking OF Byron Buxton at #2.