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How Hard Is It To Make It To The MLB?

Emily Cornelius | Posted 12.07.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

What are the numbers?

These 18 Players Were Drafted Ahead Of Michael Wacha

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.30.2013 | Sports

St. Louis cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha has not only produced the unlikely Muppets-related catch phrase of the 2013 postseason, but has also put tog...

These MLB Draftees Have All-Stars In The Family

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 06.09.2013 | Sports

In 1973, Robin "The Kid" Yount was selected third overall by the Milwaukee Brewers in Major League Baseball's first-year player draft. Forty years lat...

No. 1 Pick Of MLB Draft Is..

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 06.07.2013 | Sports

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- This time, the Houston Astros couldn't resist drafting Mark Appel with the No. 1 pick. Houston selected the hard-throwing Stanford ...

17-Year-Old Makes MLB History

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 06.05.2012 | Sports

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- Carlos Correa reached into his pocket as he strolled to the podium, pulled out a small Puerto Rican flag and waved it at the cheerin...

MLB Draft First Round Selections

AP | Posted 08.05.2012 | Sports

June 4-6Monday (First Day)FIRST ROUND 1. Houston, Carlos Correa, SS, Puerto Rico Baseball Academy 2. Min...

And The No. 1 MLB Draft Picks Is..

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

SECAUCUS, N.J. — Carlos Correa was all smiles when he heard his name announced, knowing he had made hometown history at the baseball draft. The...

Check Out Signing Bonuses For MLB's First-Round Picks

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 10.16.2011 | Sports

-- The signing bonuses for the first-round selections in the 20011 amateur baseball draft: (x-major league contract): 1. Pittsburgh, Gerrit Cole, RH...

Pirate Treasure: No. 1 Draft Pick Finally Signs Big-Money Deal

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.16.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole was among 22 of 23 first-round draft picks beating the deadline to sign, with the top selection in June's amateur...

Jordan Schultz

Explaining MLB's Lack Of Hitting, Rise Of Pitching

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.10.2011 | Sports

In a meticulous sport where inches (sometimes centimeters) make all the difference between a win and a loss, over the past decade we've seen an influx...

Pirates Take UCLA Pitcher With No. 1 Pick

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 08.06.2011 | Sports

SECAUCUS, N.J. — The Pittsburgh Pirates wanted Gerrit Cole's blazing fastball blowing away hitters for them. In a baseball draft dominated earl...

Marco Gonzalez, Rocky Mountain High School Star, Drafted By Rockies In 29th Round

The Coloradoan | Hap Fry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Marco Gonzales was at Dick's Sporting Goods shopping for baseball pants with his girlfriend Tuesday afternoon when his cell phone started blowing up. ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Commissioner Bud Selig, despite the "imperfect game," doesn't sense a movement to increase instant replay in baseball.

MLB Draft 2010: Prospects, Info & More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The 2010 MLB Draft is at 7 p.m tonight. MLB Network is airing live coverage. A live draft cast is available at MLB.com. Catcher Bryce Harper is expect...

MLB Draft Preview - Part III

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Vines

Several premiere prep players could drop into the latter part of the first round and rake in record-breaking money -- if one of the big-market teams is willing to comply.

MLB Draft Preview - Part II

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Vines

Jacob Turner will be one of the most talented pitching prospects available come draft day, however, it will likely take upwards of $7 million to deter him from heading off to college.

MLB Draft Preview - Part I

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Vines

With the shifting economic climate and teams valuing homegrown talent over high-priced free agents, draft picks are carrying more importance than ever.