Thursday, June 5, 2014

Draft Day Running Post

So let's just keep all of the relevant links to the draft here in one place, eh?

(Note: All links will now open in a new window, thanks to Snippy Anonymous Commenter)

2:29pm: Kiley McDaniel is reporting that Carlos Rodon's pricetag is firmly $6m+. "Aiken heavy favorite to go 1-1 now."

1:12pm: Jesse Spector lists Craig Biggio as the Astros' best 1st Round pick of all-time.

1:02pm: Not Draft-related, but Keith Law mentioned it in his chat today, and Peter Gammons just tweeted that Mark Appel is dealing with tendinitis in his thumb, which is why he'll get almost two weeks between his starts.

12:15pm: Via Grantland, five things you need to know about the draft

11:45am: Scott Miller has a nice profile on Brady Aiken

*Both's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis have Aiken to the Astros.

*Perfect Game's latest Mock Draft has Aiken to the Astros at 1-1 and the University of Kentucky's 1B/LHP A.J. Reed at 1-37.

9:49am: Yahoo's Jeff Passan breaks down what teams can and cannot do (and exactly what teams ignore) in advance of the draft.

9:00am: MiLB has a 2013 draft retrospective

*Jon Heyman's final mock draft has the Astros taking Brady Aiken at 1-1.