Baseball’s 2019 Rule 4 amateur draft will take begin on Monday, June 3rd. Between now and then, you may wish to acquaint yourself further with some of the young players who’ll be selected. There’ll be new mock drafts and added analysis in the days to come, but this slate of links provides an excellent starting point:
- When the clock strikes midnight on the 2nd, the possibility of draft compensation for Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel will vanish … thus finalizing the overall allocation of draft picks and bonus availability.
- Fangraphs mock draft & draft board
- MLB.com mock draft & top 200 draft rankings
- Keith Law mock draft (subscription required) & top 50 draft rankings (subscription required)
- Baseball America mock draft (subscription required) & top 500 draft rankings (subscription required)
- The Athletic beat reporter selections (subscription required)
- One notable draft-eligible player, Carter Stewart, has elected instead to head to Japan. And you may also want to catch up on the latest chatter regarding the possibility of an international draft.