coming this week on the draft
The Star Tribune will have daily coverage previewing the baseball amateur draft, which starts Thursday. The Twins have the No. 4 overall pick after picking Byron Buxton No. 2 last year.
Monday: A look at how slotting — where Major League Baseball assigns suggested bonus money for each pick — has changed the draft.
Tuesday: Indiana State lefty Sean Manaea started the season as a likely top five pick. But an injury suffered at the Metrodome has made him one of the draft’s biggest questions.
Wednesday: Minnesota high schools have a collection of likely top-five-round picks, including OF Ryan Boldt, Red Wing; P Logan Shore, Coon Rapids; and P Max Knutson, Mounds View.
Thursday: A look at the players the Twins figure to have available with the No. 4 overall pick, and an overall look at the strengths and weaknesses of this draft class.
|Atlanta - LP: A. Wood||0||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - WP: A. Bastardo||1|
|Cleveland - LP: D. Salazar||5||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: J. Verlander||7|
|Toronto - LP: R. Dickey||0||FINAL|
|Minnesota - WP: K. Gibson||7|
|Seattle - LP: J. Beimel||6||FINAL|
|Texas - WP: P. Figueroa||8|
|Los Angeles - WP: H. Ryu||2||FINAL|
|San Francisco - LP: M. Bumgarner||1|
|Colorado||0||Top 4th Inning|
|St. Louis||3||Top 2nd Inning|
|Milwaukee||1||Top 2nd Inning|
|NY Yankees||1||Top 2nd Inning|
|Toronto||2||Top 2nd Inning|
|Boston - J. Lester||7:10 PM|
|Chicago WSox - C. Sale|
|Kansas City - J. Shields||7:10 PM|
|Houston - S. Feldman|
|Philadelphia||1||1st Prd 5:29|
|Los Angeles||9:30 PM|