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2021 MLB Draft and International Slots And Allotments



Major League Baseball informed teams that the 2021 draft would officially be 20 rounds Thursday evening. MLB also provided clarity on the bonus pools and slot values for picks in the top 10 rounds.

Below, you can find each team’s total bonus pool for the 2021 draft, led by the Pirates, who have the first pick in the draft and a $14,394,000 bonus pool to work with. The Tigers come in second with $14,253,800 and the Rangers check in at third with $12,641,000.

The average bonus pool for 2021 is $8,858,980. The Astros have the least amount of bonus pool money to work with this year, in part because of lost first- and second-round picks due to their sign-stealing scandal. Houston's $2,940,000 is $1,706,100 less than any other team and a full $5,918,380 less than the average bonus pool. The first 23 picks of the first round carry a larger slot allotment than Houston's entire top-10 round allotment.

Team can spend up to $125,000 on picks in the 11th through 20th rounds without it counting towards their bonus allotment. Any bonus above $125,000 comes out of the team's bonus allotment. As of last year, nondrafted free agents are limited to $20,000 bonuses.

TeamBonus Pool
Pirates$14,394,000
Tigers$14,253,800
Rangers$12,641,000
Reds$11,905,700
Orioles$11,829,300
Red Sox$11,359,600
Diamondbacks$11,271,900
Royals$10,917,700
Rockies$10,543,900
Brewers$10,063,400
Marlins$9,949,800
Angels$9,295,900
Mets$9,026,300
Nationals$8,770,000
Mariners$8,526,000
Phillies$8,295,000
Cardinals$8,167,100
Twins$8,101,400
Giants$8,070,600
Rays$7,955,800
Indians$7,398,800
Yankees$6,943,700
Padres$6,812,300
Cubs$6,779,400
White Sox$6,618,600
Braves$6,326,300
Athletics$6,188,900
Blue Jays$5,775,900
Dodgers$4,646,700
Astros$2,940,600

Below are the slot values for each pick throughout the first 10 rounds. Slot values in 2021 are the same as the slot values of the 2020 draft.

PickRoundTeamSlot Value
11Pirates$8,415,300
21Rangers$7,789,900
31Tigers$7,221,200
41Red Sox$6,664,000
51Orioles$6,180,700
61Diamondbacks$5,742,900
71Royals$5,432,400
81Rockies$5,176,900
91Angels$4,949,100
101Mets$4,739,900
111Nationals$4,547,500
121Mariners$4,366,400
131Phillies$4,197,300
141Giants$4,036,800
151Brewers$3,885,800
161Marlins$3,745,500
171Reds$3,609,700
181Cardinals$3,481,300
191Blue Jays$3,359,000
201Yankees$3,242,900
211Cubs$3,132,300
221White Sox$3,027,000
231Indians$2,926,800
241Braves$2,831,300
251Athletics$2,740,300
261Twins$2,653,400
271Padres$2,570,100
281Rays$2,493,900
291Dodgers$2,424,600
30COMPReds$2,365,500
31CBAMarlins$2,312,000
32CBATigers$2,257,300
33CBABrewers$2,202,200
34CBARays$2,148,100
35CBAReds$2,095,800
36CBATwins$2,045,400
372Pirates$1,999,300
382Rangers$1,952,300
392Tigers$1,906,800
402Red Sox$1,856,700
412Orioles$1,813,500
422Diamondbacks$1,771,100
432Royals$1,729,800
442Rockies$1,689,500
452Angels$1,650,200
462Mets$1,617,400
472Nationals$1,580,200
482Mariners$1,543,600
492Phillies$1,507,600
502Giants$1,469,900
512Brewers$1,436,900
522Marlins$1,403,200
532Reds$1,370,400
542Cardinals$1,338,500
552Yankees$1,307,000
562Cubs$1,276,400
572White Sox$1,243,600
582Indians$1,214,300
592Braves$1,185,500
602Athletics$1,157,400
612Twins$1,129,700
622Padres$1,102,700
632Rays$1,076,300
64CBBPirates$1,050,300
65CBBOrioles$1,025,100
66CBBRoyals$1,003,300
67CBBDiamondbacks$976,700
68CBBRockies$953,100
69CBBIndians$929,800
70CBBCardinals$906,800
71CBBPadres$884,200
723Pirates$870,700
733Rangers$857,400
743Tigers$844,200
753Red Sox$831,100
763Orioles$818,200
773Diamondbacks$805,600
783Royals$793,000
793Rockies$780,400
803Angels$767,800
813Mets$755,300
823Nationals$744,200
833Mariners$733,100
843Phillies$721,900
853Giants$710,700
863Brewers$699,700
873Astros$689,300
883Marlins$678,600
893Reds$667,900
903Cardinals$657,600
913Blue Jays$647,300
923Yankees$637,600
933Cubs$627,900
943White Sox$618,200
953Indians$610,800
963Braves$604,800
973Athletics$599,100
983Twins$593,100
993Padres$587,400
1003Rays$581,600
1013Dodgers$577,000
1024Pirates$571,400
1034Rangers$565,600
1044Tigers$560,000
1054Red Sox$554,300
1064Orioles$549,000
1074Diamondbacks$543,500
1084Royals$538,200
1094Rockies$533,000
1104Angels$527,800
1114Mets$522,600
1124Nationals$517,400
1134Mariners$512,400
1144Phillies$507,400
1154Giants$502,300
1164Brewers$497,500
1174Astros$492,700
1184Marlins$487,900
1194Reds$483,000
1204Cardinals$478,300
1214Blue Jays$473,700
1224Yankees$469,000
1234Cubs$464,500
1244White Sox$460,000
1254Indians$455,600
1264Braves$451,800
1274Athletics$447,400
1284Twins$442,900
1294Padres$438,700
1304Rays$434,300
1314Dodgers$430,800
132COMPAstros$426,600
1335Pirates$422,300
1345Rangers$418,200
1355Tigers$414,000
1365Red Sox$410,100
1375Orioles$406,000
1385Diamondbacks$402,000
1395Royals$398,000
1405Rockies$394,300
1415Angels$390,400
1425Mets$386,600
1435Nationals$382,700
1445Mariners$379,000
1455Phillies$375,200
1465Giants$371,600
1475Brewers$367,900
1485Astros$364,400
1495Marlins$360,800
1505Reds$357,100
1515Cardinals$353,700
1525Blue Jays$350,300
1535Yankees$346,800
1545Cubs$343,400
1555White Sox$340,000
1565Indians$336,600
1575Braves$333,300
1585Athletics$330,100
1595Twins$327,200
1605Padres$324,100
1615Rays$321,100
1625Dodgers$318,200
1636Pirates$315,400
1646Rangers$312,400
1656Tigers$309,500
1666Red Sox$306,800
1676Orioles$304,200
1686Diamondbacks$301,600
1696Royals$299,000
1706Rockies$296,400
1716Angels$293,800
1726Mets$291,400
1736Nationals$289,000
1746Mariners$286,500
1756Phillies$284,200
1766Giants$281,800
1776Brewers$279,500
1786Astros$277,100
1796Marlins$274,800
1806Reds$272,500
1816Cardinals$270,300
1826Blue Jays$268,200
1836Yankees$266,000
1846Cubs$263,700
1856White Sox$261,600
1866Indians$259,400
1876Braves$257,400
1886Athletics$255,300
1896Twins$253,300
1906Padres$251,100
1916Rays$249,000
1926Dodgers$247,000
1937Pirates$244,900
1947Rangers$243,000
1957Tigers$241,000
1967Red Sox$239,000
1977Orioles$237,000
1987Diamondbacks$235,100
1997Royals$233,000
2007Rockies$231,100
2017Angels$229,700
2027Mets$227,700
2037Nationals$225,800
2047Mariners$224,000
2057Phillies$222,100
2067Giants$220,200
2077Brewers$218,500
2087Astros$216,600
2097Marlins$214,900
2107Reds$213,300
2117Cardinals$211,500
2127Blue Jays$209,800
2137Yankees$208,200
2147Cubs$206,500
2157White Sox$204,800
2167Indians$203,400
2177Braves$201,600
2187Athletics$200,100
2197Twins$198,500
2207Padres$197,300
2217Rays$195,700
2227Dodgers$194,400
2238Pirates$192,900
2248Rangers$191,500
2258Tigers$190,100
2268Red Sox$188,900
2278Orioles$187,700
2288Diamondbacks$186,300
2298Royals$184,700
2308Rockies$183,700
2318Angels$182,300
2328Mets$181,200
2338Nationals$179,800
2348Mariners$178,600
2358Phillies$177,400
2368Giants$176,300
2378Brewers$175,000
2388Astros$174,000
2398Marlins$173,000
2408Reds$172,100
2418Cardinals$171,200
2428Blue Jays$170,300
2438Yankees$169,500
2448Cubs$168,500
2458White Sox$167,800
2468Indians$167,000
2478Braves$166,100
2488Athletics$165,400
2498Twins$164,700
2508Padres$163,900
2518Rays$163,400
2528Dodgers$162,700
2539Pirates$162,000
2549Rangers$161,400
2559Tigers$160,800
2569Red Sox$160,300
2579Orioles$159,700
2589Diamondbacks$159,200
2599Royals$158,600
2609Rockies$158,100
2619Angels$157,600
2629Mets$157,200
2639Nationals$156,600
2649Mariners$156,100
2659Phillies$155,800
2669Giants$155,300
2679Brewers$154,900
2689Astros$154,600
2699Marlins$154,100
2709Reds$153,600
2719Cardinals$153,300
2729Blue Jays$152,900
2739Yankees$152,600
2749Cubs$152,300
2759White Sox$152,000
2769Indians$151,600
2779Braves$151,300
2789Athletics$150,800
2799Twins$150,500
2809Padres$150,300
2819Rays$150,100
2829Dodgers$149,800
28310Pirates$149,500
28410Rangers$149,300
28510Tigers$148,900
28610Red Sox$148,400
28710Orioles$148,200
28810Diamondbacks$147,900
28910Royals$147,700
29010Rockies$147,400
29110Angels$147,200
29210Mets$147,000
29310Nationals$146,800
29410Mariners$146,300
29510Phillies$146,100
29610Giants$145,700
29710Brewers$145,500
29810Astros$145,300
29910Marlins$145,000
30010Reds$144,800
30110Cardinals$144,600
30210Blue Jays$144,400
30310Yankees$144,100
30410Cubs$143,900
30510White Sox$143,600
30610Indians$143,500
30710Braves$143,200
30810Athletics$143,000
30910Twins$142,700
31010Padres$142,500
31110Rays$142,300
31210Dodgers$142,200
South Korea Walkoff (Photo By KAZUHIRO FUJIHARA AFP Via Getty Images)

South Korea Walks Off Over Israel In Olympics

South Korea beat Israel, 6-5, in the Group B opener at the Olympics on Thursday.

MLB also announced international signing pools for the 2021-22 class. Those can be seen below as well. Teams have been informed that the international signing period will most likely begin on Jan. 15, 2022, similar to this year's date.

SIGNING BONUS POOL B
TeamTotal
Diamondbacks$6,262,600
Orioles$6,262,600
Indians$6,262,600
Rockies$6,262,600
Royals$6,262,600
Pirates$6,262,600
Padres$6,262,600
Cardinals$6,262,600

SIGNING BONUS POOL A
TeamTotal
Reds$5,721,200
Tigers$5,721,200
Marlins$5,721,200
Brewers$5,721,200
Twins$5,721,200
Rays$5,721,200

BASE SIGNING BONUS POOL
TeamTotal
Braves$5,179,700
Red Sox$5,179,700
Cubs$5,179,700
White Sox$5,179,700
Astrots$5,179,700
Angels$5,179,700
Dodgers$4,644,000
Mets$5,179,700
Yankees$5,179,700
Athletics$5,179,700
Phillies$5,179,700
Mariners$5,179,700
Giants$5,179,700
Rangers$5,179,700
Blue Jays$4,644,000
Nationals$5,179,700

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