The 2014 Major League Baseball (MLB) First-Year Player Draft was held from June 5 through June 7, 2014, to assign amateur baseball players to MLB teams. The first two rounds were conducted on June 5, followed by rounds 3 through 10 on June 6, and the last 30 rounds on June 7. It was broadcast from Studio 42 of the MLB Network in Secaucus, New Jersey.
The draft order was the reverse order of the 2013 MLB season standings. As the Astros finished the 2013 season with the worst record, they had the first overall selection for the third consecutive year. In addition, the Toronto Blue Jays got the 11th pick, as compensation for failing to sign Phil Bickford, the 10th overall selection of the 2013 MLB Draft. The St. Louis Cardinals got bumped from #30 to #31 because although tied with the Boston Red Sox for most wins in the 2013 regular season, the Red Sox had fewer wins in 2012.
First round draft orderEdit
|*||Player did not sign|
Competitive Balance Round AEdit
|35||Forrest Wall||Colorado Rockies||Second baseman||Orangewood Christian School (FL)|
|36||Blake Anderson||Miami Marlins[Compensation 9]||Catcher||West Lauderdale High School (MS)|
|37||Derek Fisher||Houston Astros[Trades 1]||Outfielder||Virginia|
|38||Mike Papi||Cleveland Indians||Outfielder||Virginia|
|39||Connor Joe||Pittsburgh Pirates[Trades 2]||Outfielder||San Diego|
|40||Chase Vallot||Kansas City Royals||Catcher||St. Thomas More School (LA)|
|41||Jacob Gatewood||Milwaukee Brewers||Shortstop||Clovis High School (CA)|
- Compensation picks
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Mayo, Jonathan. Date set for 2014 First-Year Player Draft | MLB.com: News. Mlb.mlb.com. Retrieved on 2013-09-24.
- ↑ Astros to get No. 1 pick in Draft for third straight year | astros.com: News. Mlb.mlb.com (2013-05-24). Retrieved on 2013-09-24.
- ↑ Cardinals in position to make impact in 2014 Draft: Club not concerned about losing selection with particular free-agent signing. MLB.com (November 19, 2013).
- ↑ http://tracking.si.com/2013/07/31/reports-orioles-trade-for-astros-pitcher-bud-norris/
- ↑ http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2014/06/02/Pirates-notebook-Bryan-Morris-traded-to-Marlins-for-draft-pick/stories/201406020088
- Traded picks
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