The 2012 draft is less than two weeks away and, once again, the big event will air live on MLB Network. On the first day of the draft, June 4, MLB Network will air a draft preview show at 6 p.m. ET before the draft begins at 7 p.m.
Baseball America executive editor Jim Callis will be on hand for the broadcast and will join MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger, Peter Gammons, John Hart, Brian Kenny, Harold Reynolds, Sam Ryan, Lauren Shehadi and Matt Yallof, as well as Jonathan Mayo from MLB.com. Several top players have been invited to attend the broadcast, as well.
Commissioner Bud Selig will announce selections for the first round, while the following club representatives will announce the selections for the sandwich round, picks 32-60.
|Arizona Diamondbacks||Luis Gonzalez & Roland Hemond|
|Atlanta Braves||Ralph Garr & Mark Lemke|
|Baltimore Orioles||Brady Anderson|
|Boston Red Sox||Dwight Evans & Blair Henry|
|Chicago Cubs||Ferguson Jenkins & John Ceprini|
|Chicago White Sox||Ron Karkovice & Kevin Coe|
|Cincinnati Reds||Sean Casey|
|Cleveland Indians||Mike Hargrove|
|Colorado Rockies||Garrett Atkins & Mike Garlatti|
|Detroit Tigers||Murray Cook|
|Houston Astros||Larry Dierker & Edward Fastaia|
|Kansas City Royals||Willie Mays Aikens & Art Stewart|
|Los Angeles Angels||Dick Schofield & Nick Gorneault|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||Tommy Lasorda & Ron Cey|
|Miami Marlins||Jack McKeon & Bill Beck|
|Milwaukee Brewers||Don Money & Mark Mueller|
|Minnesota Twins||Tony Oliva & John Wilson|
|New York Mets||Mookie Wilson & Donovan Mitchell|
|New York Yankees||C.C. Sabathia & Tim McIntosh|
|Oakland Athletics||Chad Bradford|
|Philadelphia Phillies||Bill Giles & Pat Gillick|
|Pittsburgh Pirates||Kent Tekulve & Mike LaValliere|
|San Diego Padres||Brad Ausmus & Adam Bourassa|
|San Francisco Giants||J.T. Snow & Tony Siegle|
|Seattle Mariners||Mike Cameron & Brian Nichols|
|St. Louis Cardinals||Ryan Franklin|
|Tampa Bay Rays||Roberto Hernandez & Rick Vaughn|
|Texas Rangers||Ivan Rodriguez & Jim Sundberg|
|Toronto Blue Jays||Pat Hentgen & Mal Romanin|
|Washington Nationals||Bob Boone & Pat Corrales|
|Major League Baseball||Frank Robinson & Joe Torre|
The draft will last three days, picking up at noon on June 5 for rounds two through 15 and June 6 for rounds 16 through 40.
You can gear up for the big event here—with links to the hundreds of articles Baseball America has published about the top prospects and key changes from this year’s new Collective Bargaining Agreement. And, of course, BaseballAmerica.com will have you covered throughout the draft with scouting reports, reactions and analysis.
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