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2012 MLB Draft Results

After months of anticipation, it's finally time for MLB's amateur draft.  This year's draft may not have the depth of last year’s class or the star power of a Bryce Harper or Stephen Strasburg, but it’ll likely produce its share of MLB talent in the coming years.

Last year's draft saw the Pirates select UCLA right-hander Gerrit Cole with the No. 1 overall pick. Early reports this year suggested that the Astros would select Stanford righty Mark Appel first overall, but Houston shocked most pundits by selecting Puerto Rican shortstop Carlos Correa. We'll use this post to track the news as it breaks.

Here's the draft order, from MLB.com, to be updated whenever a player agrees to terms: 

  1. Houston Astros - Carlos Correa, SS, Puerto Rico Baseball Academy - signed for $4.8MM
  2. Minnesota Twins - Byron Buxton, OF, Appling County High School (Ga.) - signed for $6MM
  3. Seattle Mariners - Mike Zunino, C, Florida - signed for $4MM.
  4. Baltimore Orioles - Kevin Gausman, RHP, Louisiana State - agreed to sign for $4.32MM
  5. Kansas City Royals - Kyle Zimmer, RHP, San Francisco - signed for $3MM
  6. Chicago Cubs - Albert Almora, Mater Academy (Fla.) - agreed to sign for $3.9MM
  7. San Diego Padres - Max Fried, LHP, Harvard-Westlake High School (Calif.) - agreed to sign for $3MM
  8. Pittsburgh Pirates - Mark Appel, RHP, Stanford - did not reach an agreement
  9. Miami Marlins - Andrew Heaney, LHP, Oklahoma State - agreed to sign for $2.6MM
  10. Colorado Rockies - David Dahl, Oak Mountain High School (Ala.) - agreed to sign for $2.6MM
  11. Oakland Athletics - Addison Russell, SS, Pace High School (Fla.) - agreed to sign for $2.625MM
  12. New York Mets - Gavin Cecchini, SS, Barbe High School (La.) - agreed to sign for $2.3MM
  13. Chicago White Sox - Courtney Hawkins, OF, Carroll High School (Tex.) - agreed to sign for $2.475MM
  14. Cincinnati Reds - Nick Travieso, RHP, Archbishop McCarthy High School (Fla.) - agreed to sign for $2MM
  15. Cleveland Indians - Tyler Naquin, OF, Texas A&M - agreed to sign for $1.75MM
  16. Washington Nationals - Lucas Giolito, RHP, Harvard-Westlake High School (Calif.) - agreed to sign for $2.925MM
  17. Toronto Blue Jays - D.J. Davis, OF, Stone County High School (Miss.) - signed for $1.75MM
  18. Los Angeles Dodgers - Corey Seager, SS, Northwest Cabarrus High School (N.C.) - agreed to sign for $2.35MM
  19. St. Louis Cardinals - Michael Wacha, RHP, Texas A&M - agreed to sign for $1.9MM
  20. San Francisco Giants - Chris Stratton, RHP, Mississippi State - signed for $1.85MM
  21. Atlanta Braves - Lucas Sims, RHP, Brookwood High School (Ga.) - signed for $1.65MM
  22. Toronto Blue Jays - Marcus Stroman, RHP, Duke - signed for $1.8MM
  23. St. Louis Cardinals - James Ramsey, OF, Florida State - agreed to sign for $1.6MM
  24. Boston Red Sox - Deven Marrero, SS, Arizona State - agreed to sign for $2.05MM
  25. Tampa Bay Rays - Richie Shaffer, 1B/3B, Clemson - signed for $1.7125MM
  26. Arizona Diamondbacks - Stryker Trahan, C, Acadiana High School (La.) - agreed to sign for $1.7MM
  27. Milwaukee Brewers - Clint Coulter, C, Union High School (Wash.) - signed for $1.675MM
  28. Milwaukee Brewers - Victor Roache, OF, Georgia Southern - signed for $1.525MM
  29. Texas Rangers - Lewis Brinson, OF, Coral Springs High School (Fla.) - agreed to sign for $1.625MM
  30. New York Yankees - Ty Hensley, RHP, Santa Fe High School (Okla.) - signed for $1.2MM
  31. Boston Red Sox - Brian Johnson, LHP, Florida signed for $1.575MM








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