The Future of Baseball: First Round Draft Picks

By Preston Michelson (@PrestonMich)

Curious what the future of your team or the rest of MLB is going to look like? Take a peek at this. (Jersey numbers are educated guesses based on former numbers.)

#1 - Houston Astros - RHP Mark Appel (Stanford University)

#1 – Houston Astros – RHP Mark Appel (Stanford University)

#2 - Chicago Cubs - 3B Kris Bryant (University of San Diego)

#2 – Chicago Cubs – 3B Kris Bryant (University of San Diego)

#3 - Colorado Rockies - RHP Jonathan Gray (University of Oklahoma)

#3 – Colorado Rockies – RHP Jonathan Gray (University of Oklahoma)

#4 - Minnesota Twins - RHP Kohl Stewart (St. Pius X HS)

#4 – Minnesota Twins – RHP Kohl Stewart (St. Pius X HS)

#5 - Cleveland Indians - 3B Clint Frazier (Loganville HS)

#5 – Cleveland Indians – 3B Clint Frazier (Loganville HS)

#6 - Miami Marlins - 3B Colin Moran (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

#6 – Miami Marlins – 3B Colin Moran (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

#7 - Boston Red Sox - LHP Trey Ball (New Castle HS)

#7 – Boston Red Sox – LHP Trey Ball (New Castle HS)

#8 - Kansas City Royals - SS Hunter Dozier (Stephen F. Austin State University)

#8 – Kansas City Royals – SS Hunter Dozier (Stephen F. Austin State University)

#9 - Pittsburgh Pirates - OF Austin Meadows (Grayson HS)

#9 – Pittsburgh Pirates – OF Austin Meadows (Grayson HS)

#10 - Toronto Blue Jays - RHP Phillip Bickford (Oaks Christian HS)

#10 – Toronto Blue Jays – RHP Phillip Bickford (Oaks Christian HS)

#11 - New York Mets - 1B Dominic Smith (Junipero Serra HS)

#11 – New York Mets – 1B Dominic Smith (Junipero Serra HS)

#12 - Seattle Mariners - 3B D.J. Peterson (University of New Mexico)

#12 – Seattle Mariners – 3B D.J. Peterson (University of New Mexico)

#13 - San Diego Padres - OF Hunter Renfroe (Mississippi State University)

#13 – San Diego Padres – OF Hunter Renfroe (Mississippi State University)

#14 - Pittsburgh Pirates - C Reese McGuire (Kentwood HS)

#14 – Pittsburgh Pirates – C Reese McGuire (Kentwood HS)

#15 - Arizona Diamondbacks - RHP Braden Shipley (University of Nevada)

#15 – Arizona Diamondbacks – RHP Braden Shipley (University of Nevada)

#16 - Philadelphia Phillies - SS J.P. Crawford (Lakewood HS)

#16 – Philadelphia Phillies - SS J.P. Crawford (Lakewood HS)

#17 - Chicago White Sox - SS Tim Anderson (East Central CC)

#17 – Chicago White Sox – SS Tim Anderson (East Central CC)

#18 - Los Angeles Dodgers - RHP Chris Anderson (Jacksonville University)

#18 – Los Angeles Dodgers – RHP Chris Anderson (Jacksonville University)

#19 - St. Louis Cardinals - LHP Marco Gonzales (Gonzaga University)

#19 – St. Louis Cardinals – LHP Marco Gonzales (Gonzaga University)

#20 - Detroit Tigers - RHP Jonathon Crawford (University of Florida)

#20 – Detroit Tigers – RHP Jonathon Crawford (University of Florida)

#21 - Tampa Bay Rays - C Nick Ciuffo (Lexington HS)

#21 – Tampa Bay Rays – C Nick Ciuffo (Lexington HS)

#22 - Baltimore Orioles - RHP Hunter Harvey (Bandys HS)

#22 – Baltimore Orioles – RHP Hunter Harvey (Bandys HS)

#23 - Texas Rangers - RHP Alex Gonzalez (Oral Roberts University)

#23 – Texas Rangers – RHP Alex Gonzalez (Oral Roberts University)

#24 - Oakland Athletics - OF Billy McKinney (Plano West Sr. HS)

#24 – Oakland Athletics – OF Billy McKinney (Plano West Sr. HS)

#25 - San Francisco Giants - SS Christian Arroyo (Hernando HS)

#25 – San Francisco Giants – SS Christian Arroyo (Hernando HS)

#26 - New York Yankees - 3B Eric Jagielo (University of Notre Dame)

#26 – New York Yankees – 3B Eric Jagielo (University of Notre Dame)

#28 - St. Louis Cardinals - LHP Rob Kaminsky (St. Joseph Regional School)

#28 – St. Louis Cardinals – LHP Rob Kaminsky (St. Joseph Regional School)

#29 - Tampa Bay Rays - RHP Ryne Stanek (University of Arkansas)

#29 – Tampa Bay Rays – RHP Ryne Stanek (University of Arkansas)

#30 - Texas Rangers - 3B Travis Demeritte (Winder-Barrow HS)

#30 – Texas Rangers – 3B Travis Demeritte (Winder-Barrow HS)

#31 - Atlanta Braves - RHP Jason Hursh (Oklahoma State University)

#31 – Atlanta Braves – RHP Jason Hursh (Oklahoma State University)

#32 - New York Yankees - OF Aaron Judge (California State University, Fresno)

#32 – New York Yankees – OF Aaron Judge (California State University, Fresno)

#33 - New York Yankees - LHP Aaron Clarkin (James Madison HS)

#33 – New York Yankees – LHP Aaron Clarkin (James Madison HS)

The Comprehensive Offseason Number Update Post

National League:

East:

Atlanta Braves

Miami Marlins

New York Mets

Philadelphia Phillies

Washington Nationals

Central:

Chicago Cubs

Cincinnati Reds

Milwaukee Brewers

Pittsburgh Pirates

St. Louis Cardinals

West:

Arizona Diamondbacks

Colorado Rockies

Los Angeles Dodgers

San Diego Padres

San Francisco Giants

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East:

Baltimore Orioles

Boston Red Sox

New York Yankees

Tampa Bay Rays

Toronto Blue Jays

Central:

Chicago White Sox

Cleveland Indians

Detroit Tigers

Kansas City Royals

Minnesota Twins

West:

Houston Astros

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Oakland Athletics

Seattle Mariners

Texas Rangers

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