2008 Draft Coverage

Tim Beckham
Draft Database
2008 Draft Database
Pick-by-pick and team-by-team listings of the 2008 draft
2008 Advanced Draft Database Premium
Pick-by-pick and team-by-team listings of the 2008 draft
Rankings
State-By-State Scouting Reports
Rankings and scouting reports for players in all 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico
Best Tools Premium
Pre-draft breakdown of the best tools among college and high school prospects
Scouting Reports On The Top 100 Prospects Premium
A rundown of the top draft prospects with tools breakdowns
Scouting Reports On Nos. 101-200 Premium
Tools breakdowns for the next wave of draft prospects
Top 200 Prospects Chart
Heights, weights and statistics for the draft's top prospects
Draft Top 50 Premium
Ranking the top 50 prospects on April 7
College Best Tools Premium
A preseason look at the best tools among the college ranks
High School Best Tools Premium
A preseason look at the best tools among the high school ranks
Preliminary Top 30 Premium
A preseason rankings of the draft's top 30 prospects
Previews/Analysis
Final Mock Draft
Jim Callis predicts who will go where in the first round
First Round Projection Premium
Jim Callis predicted on May 16 how the first round will shake out
Draft Tracker: May 29
Tim Beckham jumps up into the top spot
Draft Tracker: May 7
Pedro Alvarez leads off the first draft tracker
Jim Callis Column Premium
Red Sox could have had Alvarez as part of 2005 draft class
Jim Callis Column Premium
Iffy high school bats often don't develop
Chats
Jim Callis Chat
Callis talked about the upcoming draft on May 22
Matt Blood Chat
BA assistant editor discussed the draft on May 8
Jim Callis Chat
BA's longtime draft expert chatted about the draft on April 8
Jim Callis Chat
Callis did a draft chat in conjunction with the early draft preview on Feb. 11
News
The Basics Of The Draft
All the nuts and bolts about how the draft works
Draft Order
Complete rundown of picks, with compensatory selections included
Brewers Will Be Busy This Year
For once, the Brewers have plenty of extra picks
Time To Test Premium
MLB drug tests draft prospects for the first time
Picking No. 1
Q&A with Rays scouting director R.J. Harrison
Player Features
First Is Usually Last Premium
Unlike most years, first basemen will be in high demand this year
Rare Find Premium
Elgie could be first North Dakota position player drafted since 1992
Quite A Pair Premium
Teammates Eric Hosmer and Adrian Nieto will both be drafted early
Two Sports, One Decision Premium
Two-sports stars have difficult decisions to make
Special Summer Premium
Little-know prospect Alex Meyer rockets up draft boards thanks to strong summer
Rebuilding Job Premium
After rough 2007, Georgia's Joshua Fields regains his confidence
History Maker? Premium
Mitch Harris could become the highest drafted player out of a service academy
Life's Better As A Pro
Righthander Jason Jarvis tries to rebuild draft stock in Lincoln, Neb.
Leaving A Legacy Premium
Josh Romanski and Brian Matusz helped strengthen the San Diego baseball program
He Can Do Everything Premium
Versatile Buster Posey needed little time to learn how to catch
Something To Crow About Premium
Missouri's Aaron Crow ranks among the draft's top pitchers
Bash It Like Beckham Premium
Georgia's Gordon Beckham isn't flashy, but he gets results
Pitcher's Nightmare Premium
Eric Hosmer has pitchers quaking in their cleats
No Sleeper Premium
Fastball puts Scheppers in competition for first-round spot
Draft Blog Updates
Draft Blog
Updates through draft day
 
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