Posted by: bhyman | October 9, 2008

Moving out our ’08s to get ready for ’09!

You’ll notice a few changes on our site as we prepare for the 2009 MLB First-Year Player Draft.  All of our prospect profiles from the 2008 draft can now be accessed by clicking on “2008 Draft” then “Prospect Profiles”.  By clicking on our “2008 Draft”, you can also view our rankings for the top 465 draft-eligible prospects, content that Handbook owners have had since early June.

We’ve already started posting content about the 2009 draft.  Our first few prospect profiles have already been posted.  You can view them by clicking on “Draft Prospects” at the top of the page.  The top prospect right now is Stephen Strasburg, a right-handed pitcher from San Diego State.  Keep checking back as we continue to post profiles.

Here is the draft order for the first-round:

  1. Washington Nationals
  2. Seattle Mariners
  3. San Diego Padres
  4. Pittsburgh Pirates
  5. Baltimore Orioles
  6. San Francisco Giants
  7. Atlanta Braves
  8. Cincinnati Reds
  9. Detroit Tigers
  10. Washington Nationals
  11. Colorado Rockies
  12. Kansas City Royals
  13. Oakland Athletics
  14. Texas Rangers
  15. Cleveland Indians
  16. Arizona Diamondbacks
  17. Los Angeles Dodgers
  18. Florida Marlins
  19. St. Louis Cardinals
  20. Toronto Blue Jays
  21. Houston Astros
  22. Minnesota Twins
  23. Chicago White Sox
  24. New York Mets
  25. New York Yankees
  26. Milwaukee Brewers
  27. Philadelphia Phillies
  28. Boston Red Sox
  29. Tampa Bay Rays
  30. New York Yankees
  31. Chicago Cubs
  32. Los Angeles Angels

Washington, you’re on the clock!


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