Tag: 2011 MLB Draft

Was the 2011 MLB Draft the best ever?

Was the 2011 MLB Draft the best ever?
As we look ahead at the 2020 baseball season, it’s impossible to miss the 2011 MLB Entry Draft. Players from that summer’s draft have dominated the game over the past five years and have emerged as leaders in the game in every aspect. The 2011 MLB Entry Draft will go down as one of the... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The White Sox 2011 MLB Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The White Sox 2011 MLB Draft
Yesterday we kicked off our 2016 series looking back five years at how Chicago’s teams drafted in 2011. The Chicago Cubs haven’t seen much at the major league level from that draft class, but the 2011 Draft wasn’t great for many teams across Major League Baseball. When we looked back at 2010 last year, there... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Cubs' 2011 MLB Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Cubs' 2011 MLB Draft
Every summer, when the dog days hit, we take a look in the rear view mirror at how Chicago’s teams drafted five years prior. So today, two days before Major League Baseball begins their annual draft, let’s begin our 2016 series by looking back five years at the draft class of the Chicago Cubs. NOTE:... Read more »
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Chicago Cubs Draft SS Javier Baez

Chicago Cubs Draft SS Javier Baez
In the first round of the 2011 MLB Draft, the Chicago Cubs selected a high school shortstop. Yeah, I know… the best player on the current Chicago Cubs is a 21-year-old shortstop. But the Cubs took one anyway. And he’s an intriguing kid. Javier Baez is a 6’1, 205-pound shortstop who has a scouting report that,... Read more »