The 2020 MLB Amateur Draft will be held tomorrow, June 10 and Thursday, June 11, and will be televised live on the MLB Network, ESPN and ESPN 2, beginning at 4:00 p.m. PT. It’s five rounds, down from its traditional 40.
Here are a few tools to help you follow along:
The Dodgers, with the best record in baseball in 2019 (106-56), have the 29th and final pick in the first round. Mock drafts abound. CBSSports.com predicts that Los Angeles with draft RHP Chris McMahon, the University of Miami.
MLB.com expects the Dodgers to draft RHP Bobby Miller, of the University of Louisville.
The Sporting News has L.A. taking RHP CJ Van Eyk out of Florida State University.
Baseball America suggests that the Dodgers will draft Carson Tucker, a shortstop from Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix.
Yahoo has the Dodgers going with Jordan Westburg, a shortstop from Mississippi University.
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Last but not least, we at Sports Illustrated's Inside the Dodgers have some historical pieces for you:
Return to our homepage tomorrow and Thursday night for info on the Dodgers selections.
And remember, glove conquers all.
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