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Draft Dish

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The Yankees have reached a deal with Ian Kennedy, sources say, but the deal is being kept under wraps while attempting to get the commissioner's office's approval.

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Draft Dish

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The Cubs used their creativity to land talent in a draft where they lacked second, third and fourth round picks.

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Tuesday Morning Mock Draft

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For the first time since 1999, when the Devil Rays deliberated between Josh Hamilton and Josh Beckett, scouting directors will wake up on draft day without knowing for sure who will go No. 1. The Royals own that pick, and if they've finalized their decision, they've kept it closely guarded. The uncertainty surrounding Kansas City's choice filters down through the top of the first round, and several clubs may not settle their picks until Tuesday morning, hours before the draft's 1 p.m. ET start. But at the end of Monday evening, here's our projection of where things stand.

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Monday Morning Mock Draft

Jim Callis -

When Royals officials went to bed Sunday night, they still didn't know whose name they'd call with the No. 1 pick in the draft Tuesday at noon ET. Insisting money wouldn't be the determining factor, they still were debating the merits of North Carolina lefthander Andrew Miller, Fort Worth Cats righthander Luke Hochevar and Houston righty Brad Lincoln. Here's how the first 15 picks of the draft would unfold if it started Monday morning—but a lot could change in the next 24 hours.

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