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Scouting Reports: Michigan

Jim Callis -

The Great Lakes State doesn't have much to offer this year, though it's a slight improvement over 2006, when the state produced only one player in the first 15 rounds.

Draft | #2007

Scouting Reports: Illinois

Jim Callis -

The Prairie State has strength at the top, with four players in Baseball America's Top 200 Draft Prospects, and deep high school pitching, but things drop off quickly after that.

Draft | #2007

Scouting Reports: Missouri

Jim Callis -

The Show Me State has some talented pitchers to show teams this year, but beyond that it's marginal college players and high schoolers who will probably head to college.

Draft | #2007

Scouting Reports: Oklahoma

Jim Callis -

The Sooner State is booming in 2007, even with a high school and junior college group that is down a bit, thanks to three hitters who should be gone by the supplemental first round.

Draft | #2007

Mock Draft

Jim Callis -

The Devil Rays will make Vanderbilt lefthander David Price the No. 1 overall selection in the 2007 draft, which begins today at 2 p.m. Eastern. That's no surprise, as other clubs have said for weeks that they would have been surprised if Tampa Bay had gone in a different direction. As scouting directors headed to bed for a few hours of sleep Thursday morning, here's how the first round projected to shake out.

Draft | #2007#Mock Draft

Aumont Highlights Canadian Crop

Bob Elliott -Premium Content

The first time the light went on for righthander Phillippe Aumont was at the East Coast Showcase last August. A coach came into the clubhouse at the showcase in Wilmington, N.C., and said it was "nice to have a first-rounder on our team."

Draft | #2007#Draft Preview

How The Draft Works

The who, what, when, where and how about Major League Baseball's 2007 first-year player draft. It is scheduled for Thursday, June 7 (from 2 p.m. to approximately 8:30) and Friday, June 8 (from 11:30 a.m. until the end).

Draft | #2007#Draft Basics