Tag: Amateur Draft

2018 Draft Order Tentatively Set

With the books closed on 2017, the off-season action is sure to heat up. But also, teams will start looking towards the 2018 draft for their next crop of young stars.

While the amateur draft is still several months away, here is an early look at next year’s draft order, and an analysis of the potential rising or falling of those franchises. Continue reading “2018 Draft Order Tentatively Set”

Draft Day: 2017 First Year Draft Well-Stocked

The 2017 First Year Player Draft is here, and promises to be well-stocked for both pitchers and position players, at least for the first few rounds of choices. Continue reading “Draft Day: 2017 First Year Draft Well-Stocked”

2017 Draft Pool Revealed

The Draft Pool has been approved and posted, and for the first time ever, will include non-amateurs from the independent Bull Oceanic League, as well as the top college and high school players.

There are over 2,000 eligible players in this year’s draft, although only abut 600 will be selected over the course of the 2017 First Year Player Draft. Continue reading “2017 Draft Pool Revealed”

April 24, 2017 – CANAM Playoffs, Draft Pool Revealed, Injuries, Much More

In this podcast we bring you the latest from the CAN-AM College League playoffs as we finish round 1 and make ready for round 2. We also bring you some of the top OSA-rated players in the Draft Pool, which was revealed May 1 (in game date), cover off some Spring Training results, and list the current injuries throughout the league. It’s a double-length special that pushed 54 minutes of non-stop Bull League news and noise. Enjoy!

Two Weeks Until Draft Pool Announced

The first year amateur player draft pool will be announced on May 1, just two weeks from today. While the players who will eventually be in that pool are still playing out their college and high school seasons, the teams who will be making those draft picks on June 17 are making preparations for the big day.

Due to the Bull League’s Collective Bargaining Agreement with the players’ association, which allows for draft pick trading and for compensation picks for losses of Type A and Type B players to free agency, the 2017 draft will look unique and may prove challenging for some teams trying to improve their competitiveness.

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