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Good morning baseball fans!
The draft is quickly approaching and things are going to start to move at the speed of light, so check out our Mock Draft 2.0 for a look at who your favorite teams could be picking. Check back here for updates as we get closer to June 12.
What’s going on in baseball today?
- Check out the latest from around the National League East.
- Mike Schmidt’s ignorance gives us an opportunity to reflect on how baseball has changed over time...and more importantly, who has changed it.
- Which teams have the most homegrown talent?
- MLB is investigating Derek Norris following an abuse allegation made by his former fiancée.
- Keep a close eye on these ten outfielders up for grabs during next Monday’s draft.
- Does your team desperately need some new arms? Here are ten pitchers you should know about before next Monday’s draft.
- Ever want to know what goes through the mind of someone about to enter the MLB draft? Now’s your chance! Check out this MLD Daily Dish exclusive interview with 19-year old Texas Tech commit and top draft prospect Trevor Rogers.
- Jake Peavy may pitch this season. Everyone put on their best “shocked” face.
- Check out this exclusive MLB Daily Dish Q&A with Keston Hiura of UC Irvine, who is predicted to go in the first round of the draft.
- Don’t sleep on these infielders that are entering the 2017 MLB draft. Because pitchers are overrated, amiright?
- Some teams are batting pretty low when it comes to finding homegrown talent. Here are the clubs that could use some help in that department.
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Are you excited for the draft? Of course you are. Get even more excited and more informed with this 2017 MLB draft prospect Q&A series done by our very own Chris Cotillo. Why wouldn’t you want the inside scoop on someone your team could draft?
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Today in baseball: On June 8th, 1969, on Mickey Mantle Day, the Yankees retire uniform number 7 in front of a crowd of 60,096 in the Bronx.