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2010 Compensation Picks

Jim Callis -

Eight unsigned picks from the first three rounds of the 2009 draft will yield compensation choices in 2010: FIRST ROUND 15. Rangers (for Matt Purke) 31. Rays (for LeVon Washington) SUPPLEMENTAL FIRST ROUND […]

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Winners And Losers

John Manuel -

The last three years, Major League Baseball has implemented a signing deadline, ending the interminable holdouts that often plagued baseball's draft process. The draft still has plenty of problems, but that's another story. This draft is essentially in the books now that Monday's deadline has passed, with two fourth-year pitchers—indy leaguers Aaron Crow (Royals first-rounder) and Tanner Scheppers (Rangers supplemental first-rounder) still unsigned but not subject to the deadline.

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Paxton Heading Back To Kentucky

Aaron Fitt -

Blue Jays supplemental first-round pick James Paxton did not sign before the deadline and will head back to Kentucky, a source confirmed. Paxton, a junior lefthander, rocketed up draft boards […]

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Jays Sign Marisnick For $1 Million

Jim Callis -

The Blue Jays have signed Poly High (Riverside, Calif.) outfielder Jacob Marisnick for $1 million. That’s the third-highest bonus in the third round and more than three times MLB’s $309,600 […]

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Lefthanders Run

John Manuel -

In the supplemental round, three LHPs out of four picks. First Brothers to Colorado, then Aaron Miller out of Baylor at No. 36 goes to the Dodgers. Then the Blue […]

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Red Sox Surprise With Fuentes

John Manuel -

The Red Sox went to Reymond Fuentes, surprising basically all of us. He’s a lefthanded hitter from Puerto Rico and the top player on the island. Fuentes’ mother is Carlos […]

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John And Jim’s Fantasy Draft

John Manuel and Jim Callis -

What's more fun than playing scouting director? Playing scouting director for 16 teams. Our draft experts, Jim Callis and John Manuel, alternate picks and let you know who they'd choose if they were running the draft for each club, staying true to their finances and needs. Jim won the coin toss, so he gets to start off by taking the best prospect in draft history.

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