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2016 MLB Draft: Getting to know the top picks

A complete list of our Q&As in advance of this weekend's draft.

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In an effort to introduce this year's top draft picks to our audience, we've been busy completing Q&As with many prospects who are projected to be picked early in Thursday's First-Year Player Draft.

Over the course of the last two weeks, we reached out to over 45 players who have been projected as high picks in recent mock drafts. Due to the ongoing NCAA Tournament, local high school playoffs and the time-consuming draft preparation process, many declined. Fortunately, we've been able to interview some of the brightest young stars that will be introduced to the pro game this week.

Here is a complete list of each Q&A we've done, ranked by where they were drafted.

First Round:

#1: Mickey Moniak (Phillies)

#3: Ian Anderson (Braves)

#10: Zack Collins (White Sox)

#11: Kyle Lewis (Mariners)

#15: Alex Kirilloff (Twins)

#19: Justin Dunn (Mets)

#21: T.J. Zeuch (Blue Jays)

#22: Will Craig (Pirates)

#24: Eric Lauer (Padres)

#26: Zack Burdi (White Sox)

#27: Cody Sedlock (Orioles)

Second Round:

#43: Chris Okey (Reds)

#49: Alec Hansen (White Sox)

#54: Keegan Akin (Orioles)

#66: Bo Bichette (Blue Jays)

Fifth Round:

#153: Jordan Balazovic (Twins)