Links For All The 2012 First Round Picks





At Baseball America, we've been writing about this year's first-round picks for months and sometimes years. These aren't all of our old stories on the 2012 first-rounders, but here is a primer to get you up to speed on your team's new first-rounder.

No. 1. Astros: Carlos Correa, ss

Correa Shines In Loaded Year For Puerto Rico Premium

Draft Video: Carlos Correa

Correa, Big Arms Stand Out At Excellence Tournament

Draft Scouting Report on SS Carlos Correa Premium

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Carlos Correa Premium

2012 Draft Preseason Breakdown: Position-By-Position

Where Correa figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

No. 2. Twins: Byron Buxton, of

2012 Draft Scouting Report on OF Byron Buxton Premium

Buxton's Tools Put Baxley On The Draft Map

Game Report: Byron Buxton (with video)

Where Byron Buxton would fit in the Top 100 Prospects Premium

2012 Draft Preseason Breakdown: Position-By-Position

2012 Draft Top 100 Preseason Scouting Report on Byron Buxton Premium

Buxton shows tools at 2011 Area Code Games

Where Buxton figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

No. 3. Mariners: Mike Zunino, c

Draft Scouting Report on Florida C Mike Zunino Premium

Where Mike Zunino would fit in the Top 100 Prospects Premium

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Mike Zunino Premium

2012 Draft Preseason Breakdown: Position-By-Position

Where Zunino figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

2009 Draft: Florida state report Premium

Mike Zunino's High School Stats

2009 Draft Scouting Report: Mike Zunino Premium

No. 4. Orioles: Kevin Gausman, rhp

Draft Scouting Report on LSU RHP Kevin Gausman Premium

There's More To LSU's Gausman Than Gas Premium

2012 Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Kevin Gausman Premium

Where Gausman figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011

Kevin Gausman 2010 High School Stats

2010 Draft Scouting Report on Kevin Gausman Premium

2010 Draft Colorada state list- Kevin Gausman Premium

No. 5. Royals: Kyle Zimmer, rhp

Draft Scouting Report on San Francisco RHP Kyle Zimmer Premium

Kyle Zimmer's Rise Evokes Memories Of Jesse Foppert

Game Report: Kyle Zimmer

Mound Move Pays Off for Zimmer Premium

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Kyle Zimmer Premium

Where Zimmer figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

Zimmer places 8th on 2011 Caple Cod League Prospect List Premium

No. 6. Cubs: Albert Almora, of

Draft Scouting Report on OF Albert Almora Premium

Draft Video: Albert Almora

Albert Almora Places Focus On The Future Premium

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Albert Almora Premium

Where Almora figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

Almora helps Team USA improve to 3-0

No. 7. Padres: Max Fried, lhp

Draft Scouting Report on LHP Max Fried Premium

Getting to know NHSI's top prospects including Max Fried

Fried Shines at HNSI

Lefty Fried Gives Harvard-Westlake Top Rotation

Giolito's Injury Squashes Hopes Of Harvard-Westlake's Dynamic Duo

2012 Draft Preseason Breakdown: Position-By-Position

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Max Fried Premium

Where Fried figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

Report on Fried's performance  at PG National

No. 8: Mark Appel, rhp

2012 Draft Scouting Report on Stanford RHP Mark Appel Premium

Mark Appel: Cause For Concern?

2012 Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Stanford RHP Mark Appel Premium

Where Mark Appel ranked among draft eligible players heading into 2012

Jim Callis says where Mark Appel would have fit in the 2011 draft

Stanford RHP Mark Appel tops 2011 Team USA prospect list Premium

Appel Shines In 2010 NECBL All-Star Game

2009 Draft Scouting Report on Mark Appel Premium

2009 Draft: California state list Premium

2008 Area Code Games Wrapup Premium

No. 9. Marlins: Andrew Heaney, lhp

Draft Scouting Report on LHP Andrew Heaney Premium

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Andrew Heaney Premium

2011 Cape Cod League Top 30 Prospects List Premium

2009 Draft Scouting Report Andrew Heaney Premium


No. 10. Rockies: David Dahl, of

Draft Scouting Report on OF David Dahl Premium

David Dahl Finishes High School Career With A Bang Premium

Draft Video: David Dahl

2012 Draft Preseason Breakdown: Position-By-Position Premium

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on David Dahl Premium

Where Dahl figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

Dahl Impressive at Tournament of Stars Premium

No. 11. Athletics: Addison Russell, ss

Addison Russell Improves His Body To Stay At Shortstop Premium

Top 500 Scouting Reports

2012 Top 100 Preseason Scouting Reports: 26-50 Premium

No. 12. Mets: Gavin Cecchini, ss

Draft Scouting Report on SS Gavin Cecchini Premium

Draft Video: Gavin Cecchini

2012 Draft Preseason Breakdown: Position-By-Position

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Gavin Cecchini Premium

Where Cecchini figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

For Cecchinis Baseball Is A Family Affair Premium

No. 13. White Sox: Courtney Hawkins, of

Draft Scouting Report on OF Courtney Hawkins Premium

Hawkins shines at NHSI

Hawkins shows prowess on the mound

Video: Getting to know NHSI's top prospects including Courtney Hawkins

Courtney Hawkins Blackflip Video

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Courtney Hawkins Premium

Hawkins turns heads at Jupiter

Hawkins earns MVP in summer 2011

No. 14. Reds: Nick Travieso, rhp

Draft Video Of Nick Travieso

Travieso's High School Team Begins Season Ranked No. 1

Travieso Among Stars On First Day Of East Coast Pro Showcase

No. 15. Indians: Tyler Naquin, of

Naquin Swings Way Into First Round Premium

Naquin Ranks No. 11 On Team USA Top 20 Prospects Premium

No. 16. Nationals: Lucas Giolito, rhp

Draft Scouting Report on RHP Lucas Giolito Premium

Where Lucas Giolito would fit in the Top 100 Prospects Premium

Giolito's Injury Squashes Hopes Of Harvard-Westlake's Dynamic Duo

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Lucas Giolito Premium

2012 Draft Preseason Breakdown: Position-By-Position

Where Giolito figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

No. 17. Blue Jays: DJ Davis, of

Draft Scouting Report on OF D.J. Davis Premium

Draft Video: DJ Davis

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on DJ Davis Premium

No. 18. Dodgers: Corey Seager, 3b

Draft Scouting Report on 3B Corey Seager Premium

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Corey Seager Premium

Where Seager figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

Seager performs at Tournament of Stars

No. 19. Cardinals: Michael Wacha, rhp

Draft Scouting Report on RHP Michael Wacha Premium

Texas A&M's Michael Wacha Develops Into Blue-Chipper Premium

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Michael Wacha Premium

Where Wacha figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

Wacha on Team USA Top 20 Prospect List Premium

No. 20. Giants: Chris Stratton, rhp

Draft Scouting Report on RHP Chris Stratton Premium

Draft Tracker: Chris Stratton Premium

Mississippi State's Chris Stratton Transformed On The Cape Premium

2009 Drafting Scouting Report on Chris Stratton Premium

No. 21. Braves: Lucas Sims, rhp

Luke Sims Dominates NHSI Day One

Top 500 Scouting Reports

2012 Top 100 Preseason Scouting Reports: 26-50 Premium

No. 22. Blue Jays: Marcus Stroman, rhp

Draft Scouting Report on RHP Marcus Stroman Premium

Game Report: Marcus Stroman

Duke's Marcus Stroman Making A Run At History Premium

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Marcus Stroman Premium

Where Stroman figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

2011 Team USA Prospect Lists Premium

2009 Draft: New York State list- Marcus Stroman Premium

No 23. Cardinals: James Ramsey, of

Ramsey Stands Out At Cape Cod League All-Star Game

2011 College All-America Team

Ramsey Cements Place In Florida State History

No. 24. Red Sox: Deven Marrero, ss

Draft Scouting Report on SS Deven Marrero Premium

Where Deven Marrero would fit in the Top 100 Prospects Premium

2012 Draft Preseason Breakdown: Position-By-Position

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Deven Marrero Premium

Where Marrero figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

Team USA Top 20 Prospects Premium

2011 Cape Cod League Top 30 Prospects List Premium

2009 Draft Scouting Report on Deven Marrero Premium

No. 25. Rays: Richie Shaffer, 3b

Draft Scouting Report on 3B Richie Shaffer Premium

Richie Shaffer Game Report with Video

After Long Wait, Richie Shaffer's Time Finally Comes Premium

2012 Draft Preseason Breakdown: Position-By-Position

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Richie Shaffer Premium

Where Shaffer figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

2011 Cape Cod League Top 30 Prospects List Premium

2009 Draft Scouting Report on Richie Shaffer Premium

No. 26. Diamondbacks: Stryker Trahan, c

Trahan's Bat Heats Up At Area Codes

Top 500 Scouting Reports

2012 Top 100 Preseason Scouting Reports: 1-25 Premium

Draft Video: Stryker Trahan

No. 27. Brewers: Clint Coulter, c

Coulter Joins Hit Parade At Area Code Games

Coulter Among Stars At Arizona Senior Fall Classic

No. 28. Brewers: Victor Roache, of

Draft Scouting Report on OF Victor Roache Premium

Georgia Southern's Victor Roache Tries To Overcome Problematic Profile

Roache, Beck Give Georgia Southern Two Potential First Rounders Premium

2012 Draft Preseason Breakdown: Position-By-Position

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Victor Roache Premium

Where Roache figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

New Bats Couldn't Slow Down Victor Roache

2011 Cape Cod League Top 30 Prospects List Premium

2009 Draft Scouting Report on Victor Roache Premium

No. 29. Rangers: Lewis Brinson, of

Draft Video: Lewis Brinson

Brinson Stands Out At final Florida Prep Showcase

Brinson Wins Under Armour Home Run Derby

No. 30. Yankees: Ty Hensley, rhp

Draft Scouting Report on RHP Ty Hensley Premium

Draft Video: Ty Hensley

Player Profile: Ty Hensley, Next Big Arm From Oklahoma

Preseason Draft Scouting Report on Ty Hensley Premium

Where Hensley figured into the early 2012 Draft Top 50 in fall 2011 Premium

Ty Hensley's performance at the 2011 Area Code Games

No. 31. Red Sox: Brian Johnson, lhp

Early February look at top draft prospects by position

Johnson part of Florida's No. 1 rated recruiting class