Tag: 2013 MLB Draft

Rethinking how to evaluate the draft

For the most part, draft picks go somewhat close to the order that most teams value them. Or, at least that’s how it used to work. The rule limiting teams to a signing bonus pool based on the value of their picks in the first 10 rounds has altered the way teams draft. The change... Read more »

White Sox select Tyler Danish with 55th pick

First round pick Tim Anderson matched a recent White Sox draft trend, but second rounder Tyler Danish doesn’t seem to on first glance. Danish is a 6-foot-2 right-handed pitcher out of a Florida high school. The Sox have become notorious for picking taller pitchers with big velocity, but Danish doesn’t fit that. The Durant High... Read more »

White Sox select Tim Anderson with 17th pick

No back flips this time, but the White Sox got another plus athlete at a premium position in the first round. The White Sox kicked off their 2013 Draft by taking Tim Anderson, a shortstop out of East Central CC in Mississippi. The Sox have put a premium on athleticism for their early position player... Read more »

FutureSox Draft Tracker 2013

Here is our annual draft tracker, to be updated as the draft progresses and as players sign. We will fill it in with as much info on the picks as we can find. A full list of all teams’ selections can be found on MLB.com. Current signing bonus pool 1 (17): Tim Anderson, SS, R/R, 6-1, 180,... Read more »

2013 MLB Draft Preview

The 2013 MLB amateur draft is upon us, beginning on Thursday, June 6th at 6:00pm (CT) with the first two rounds.  Rounds 3 through 10 are completed on June 7th, starting at 12:00pm.  Rounds 11-40 are completed on Saturday the 8th.  The White Sox draft 17th in the first round.  And with the way the... Read more »
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