MLBPipeline.com's coverage leading up to the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft continues on Sunday with a Top 100 Draft Prospects show that can be seen on MLB Network and MLB.com at 8 p.m. ET.MLBPipeline.com Draft experts Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo will join MLB Network's Harold Reynolds and Greg Amsinger
MLBPipeline.com's coverage leading up to the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft continues on Sunday with a Top 100 Draft Prospects show that can be seen on MLB Network and MLB.com at 8 p.m. ET.
MLBPipeline.com Draft experts Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo will join MLB Network's Harold Reynolds and Greg Amsinger to discuss their freshly updated Top 100 Draft Prospects list, as well as what they've both been hearing regarding the latest Draft buzz in the wake of their recent mock draft. On Monday, Callis and Mayo will expand their list to include the top 200 players.
The 2017 Draft will take place from Monday, June 12, through Wednesday, June 14, beginning with the Draft preview show on MLB Network and MLB.com at 6 p.m ET on the 12th. MLB Network will broadcast the first 36 picks (Round 1 and Competitive Balance Round A), while MLB.com will stream all 75 picks on Day 1. MLB.com will also provide live pick-by-pick coverage of Rounds 3-10 on Day 2, starting at 1 p.m. ET. Then, Rounds 11-40 can be heard live on MLB.com on June 14, beginning at noon ET.
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Hunter Greene headlines this year's Draft class and has long been a candidate to be selected with the No. 1 overall pick. Should that occur, the 17-year-old high school right-hander from Nortre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif., would become the first prep right-hander taken No. 1 overall in the history of the Draft. He recently spoke with Mayo about his life both on and off the field as part of an ongoing, four-part series.
But while scouts view Greene as the most electric talent on the board, it's Vanderbilt right-hander Kyle Wright who's said to be the current favorite to go No. 1 overall. That pick belongs to the Minnesota Twins this year for the first time since 2001, when they selected Joe Mauer from of the Minnesota prep ranks.
Wright is considered the current front-runner to go 1-1, but the club is also said to be looking at Greene as well as Whiteville (N.C.) High School lefty MacKenzie Gore, Louisville two-way star Brendan McKay, JSerra Catholic (Calif.) High School shortstop-outfielder Royce Lewis and Virginia first baseman Pavin Smith.
Go to MLB.com/draft to see the Top 100 Prospects list, projected top picks from MLBPipeline.com analysts Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo, the complete order of selection and more. And follow @MLBDraft on Twitter to see what Draft hopefuls, clubs and experts are saying.
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