2018 MLB Draft

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TVs rebuild could be put ahead of schedule if the draft is kind. I saw rounds 1 and 2 are tonight so the three names of our interest for tonight are Lingo, Guilbe, and Ornelas
 
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I think the biggest question mark for the vols if Lingo, he’s only a sophomore and if he falls to the fourth or fifth round he might have enough incentive to come back for a year and try and move into the first to second range
 
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I think the biggest question mark for the vols if Lingo, he’s only a sophomore and if he falls to the fourth or fifth round he might have enough incentive to come back for a year and try and move into the first to second range
My pick would be the Juco pitcher Ashby kid. We need a Friday night stud.
 
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My pick would be the Juco pitcher Ashby kid. We need a Friday night stud.
I feel pretty good about getting Ashby to campus. They didn’t make the juco World Series which is a very good thing for getting him to Knoxville. I think Crochet could be a legit Friday night guy next year, has all of the tools in the world he was just a little raw last year.
 
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I feel pretty good about getting Ashby to campus. They didn’t make the juco World Series which is a very good thing for getting him to Knoxville. I think Crochet could be a legit Friday night guy next year, has all of the tools in the world he was just a little raw last year.
I'd argue making the World Series hurts a pitchers chances of being drafted in that borderline area of the draft where school and the draft are in limbo.


Being at the WS means a player can't go to any predraft workouts. Would be curious to know if Ashby has been to a number of those
 
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Incoming Freshman on the 2018 MLB Official Draft Board: Ornelas, Guilbe, Pavolony, Knight, Parker, Sewell, Kohlhepp, English, Silseth, Pleasants, Ferguson, and Davis. When was the last recruiting class with this many draft picks. CTV living up to recruiter reputation.
 
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Here are the assigned values for each pick in the first 10 rounds:

First Round
1. Tigers: $8,096,300
2. Giants: $7,494,600
3. Phillies: $6,947,500
4. White Sox: $6,411,400
5. Reds: $5,946,400
6. Mets: $5,525,200
7. Padres: $5,226,500
8. Braves: $4,980,700
9. A's: $4,761,500
10. Pirates: $4,560,200
11. Orioles: $4,375,100
12. Blue Jays: $4,200,900
13. Marlins: $4,038,200
14. Mariners: $3,883,800
15. Rangers: $3,738,500
16. Rays: $3,603,500
17. Angels: $3,472,900
18. Royals: $3,349,300
19. Cardinals: $3,231,700
20. Twins: $3,120,000
21. Brewers: $3,013,600
22. Rockies: $2,912,300
23. Yankees: $2,815,900
24. Cubs: $2,724,000
25. D-backs: $2,636,400
26. Red Sox: $2,552,800
27. Nationals: $2,472,700
28. Astros: $2,399,400
29. Indians: $2,332,700
30. Dodgers: $2,275,800

Compensation picks
31. Rays: $2,224,400
32. Rays: $2,171,700
33. Royals: $2,118,700
34. Royals: $2,066,700
35. Indians: $2,016,400

Competitive Balance Round A
36. Pirates: $1,967,900
37. Orioles: $1,923,500
38. Padres: $1,878,300
39. D-backs: $1,834,500
40. Royals: $1,786,300
41. Indians: $1,744,800
42. Rockies: $1,704,000
43. Cardinals: $1,664,200

Second Round
44. Tigers: $1,625,500
45. Giants: $1,587,600
46. White Sox: $1,556,100
47. Reds: $1,520,300
48. Mets: $1,485,100
49. Braves: $1,450,500
50. A's: $1,414,200
51. Pirates: $1,382,400
52. Blue Jays: $1,350,000
53. Marlins: $1,318,500
54. Mariners: $1,287,800
55. Rangers: $1,257,500
56. Rays: $1,228,000
57. Angels: $1,196,500
58. Royals: $1,168,300
59. Twins: $1,140,600
60. Brewers: $1,113,500
61. Yankees: $1,086,900
62. Cubs: $1,060,900
63. D-backs: $1,035,500
64. Red Sox: $1,010,500
65. Nationals: $986,200
66. Astros: $965,300
67. Indians: $939,700
68. Dodgers: $917,000

Competitive Balance Round B
69. Marlins: $894,600
70. A's: $872,400
71. Rays: $850,700
72. Reds: $837,700
73. Brewers: $824,900
74. Padres: $812,200

Compensation Picks
75. Cardinals: $799,600
76. Rockies: $787,200
77. Cubs: $775,100
78. Cubs: $762,900

Third Round:
79. Tigers: $750,800
80. Giants: $738,700
81. White Sox: $726,700
82. Reds: $716,000
83. Mets: $705,300
84. Padres: $694,500
85. A's: $683,800
86. Pirates: $673,200
87. Orioles: $663,200
88. Blue Jays: $652,900
89. Marlins: $642,600
90. Mariners: $632,700
91. Rangers: $622,800
92. Rays: $613,400
93. Angels: $604,100
94. Royals: $594,800
95. Cardinals: $587,600
96. Rockies: $581,900
97. Yankees: $576,400
98. Cubs: $570,600
99. D-backs: $565,100
100. Red Sox: $559,600
101. Nationals: $555,100
102. Astros: $549,700
103. Indians: $544,200
104. Dodgers: $538,800

Fourth round
105. Tigers: $533,300
106. Giants: $528,200
107. Phillies: $522,900
108. White Sox: $517,800
109. Reds: $512,800
110. Mets: $507,800
111. Padres: $502,800
112. Braves: $497,800
113. A's: $493,000
114. Pirates: $488,200
115. Orioles: $483,300
116. Blue Jays: $478,600
117. Marlins: $474,000
118. Mariners: $469,400
119. Rangers: $464,700
120. Rays: $460,200
121. Angels: $455,700
122. Royals: $451,200
123. Cardinals: $446,900
124. Twins: $442,600
125. Brewers: $438,300
126. Rockies: $434,700
127. Yankees: $430,400
128. Cubs: $426,100
129. D-backs: $422,100
130. Red Sox: $417,800
131. Nationals: $414,500
132. Astros: $410,400
133. Indians: $406,300
134. Dodgers: $402,300

Fifth round
135. Tigers: $398,300
136. Giants: $394,600
137. Phillies: $390,600
138. White Sox: $386,800
139. Reds: $382,900
140. Mets: $379,400
141. Padres: $375,600
142. Braves: $371,900
143. A's: $368,200
144. Pirates: $364,600
145. Orioles: $361,000
146. Blue Jays: $357,500
147. Marlins: $354,000
148. Mariners: $350,600
149. Rangers: $347,100
150. Rays: $343,600
151. Angels: $340,300
152. Royals: $337,000
153. Cardinals: $333,700
154. Twins: $330,400
155. Brewers: $327,100
156. Rockies: $323,800
157. Yankees: $320,700
158. Cubs: $317,600
159. D-backs: $314,800
160. Red Sox: $311,800
161. Nationals: $308,900
162. Astros: $306,100
163. Indians: $303,400
164. Dodgers: $300,600

Sixth Round
165. Tigers: $297,800
166. Giants: $295,200
167. Phillies: $292,700
168. White Sox: $290,200
169. Reds: $287,700
170. Mets: $285,200
171. Padres: $282,700
172. Braves: $280,400
173. A's: $278,000
174. Pirates: $275,600
175. Orioles: $273,400
176. Blue Jays: $271,100
177. Marlins: $268,900
178. Mariners: $266,600
179. Rangers: $264,400
180. Rays: $262,200
181. Angels: $260,100
182. Royals: $258,000
183. Cardinals: $255,900
184. Twins: $253,700
185. Brewers: $251,700
186. Rockies: $249,600
187. Yankees: $247,600
188. Cubs: $245,600
189. D-backs: $243,700
190. Red Sox: $241,600
191. Nationals: $239,600
192. Astros: $237,600
193. Indians: $235,600
194. Dodgers: $233,800

Seventh Round
195. Tigers: $231,900
196. Giants: $229,900
197. Phillies: $228,000
198. White Sox: $226,200
199. Reds: $224,200
200. Mets: $222,300
201. Padres: $221,000
202. Braves: $219,100
203. A's: $217,200
204. Pirates: $215,500
205. Orioles: $213,700
206. Blue Jays: $211,900
207. Marlins: $210,200
208. Mariners: $208,400
209. Rangers: $206,800
210. Rays: $205,200
211. Angels: $203,500
212. Royals: $201,800
213. Cardinals: $200,300
214. Twins: $198,700
215. Brewers: $197,000
216. Rockies: $195,700
217. Yankees: $194,000
218. Cubs: $192,500
219. D-backs: $191,000
220. Red Sox: $189,800
221. Nationals: $188,300
222. Astros: $187,000
223. Indians: $185,600
224. Dodgers: $184,200

Eighth Round:
225. Tigers: $182,900
226. Giants: $181,700
227. Phillies: $180,600
228. White Sox: $179,200
229. Reds: $177,700
230. Mets: $176,700
231. Padres: $175,400
232. Braves: $174,300
233. A's: $173,000
234. Pirates: $171,800
235. Orioles: $170,700
236. Blue Jays: $169,600
237. Marlins: $168,400
238. Mariners: $167,400
239. Rangers: $166,400
240. Rays: $165,600
241. Angels: $164,700
242. Royals: $163,800
243. Cardinals: $163,100
244. Twins: $162,100
245. Brewers: $161,400
246. Rockies: $160,700
247. Yankees: $159,800
248. Cubs: $159,100
249. D-backs: $158,500
250. Red Sox: $157,700
251. Nationals: $157,200
252. Astros: $156,500
253. Indians: $155,900
254. Dodgers: $155,300

Ninth Round:
255. Tigers: $154,700
256. Giants: $154,200
257. Phillies: $153,600
258. White Sox: $153,200
259. Reds: $152,600
260. Mets: $152,100
261. Padres: $151,600
262. Braves: $151,200
263. A's: $150,700
264. Pirates: $150,200
265. Orioles: $149,900
266. Blue Jays: $149,400
267. Marlins: $149,000
268. Mariners: $148,700
269. Rangers: $148,300
270. Rays: $147,800
271. Angels: $147,500
272. Royals: $147,100
273. Cardinals: $146,800
274. Twins: $146,500
275. Brewers: $146,200
276. Rockies: $145,900
277. Yankees: $145,600
278. Cubs: $145,100
279. D-backs: $144,800
280. Red Sox: $144,600
281. Nationals: $144,400
282. Astros: $144,100
283. Indians: $143,800
284. Dodgers: $143,600

10th Round:
285. Tigers: $143,300
286. Giants: $142,800
287. Phillies: $142,600
288. White Sox: $142,300
289. Reds: $142,100
290. Mets: $141,800
291. Padres: $141,600
292. Braves: $141,400
293. A's: $141,200
294. Pirates: $140,800
295. Orioles: $140,600
296. Blue Jays: $140,200
297. Marlins: $140,000
298. Mariners: $139,800
299. Rangers: $139,500
300. Rays: $139,300
301. Angels: $139,100
302. Royals: $138,900
303. Cardinals: $138,600
304. Twins: $138,400
305. Brewers: $138,200
306. Rockies: $138,100
307. Yankees: $137,800
308. Cubs: $137,600
309. D-backs: $137,300
310. Red Sox: $137,100
311. Nationals: $136,900
312. Astros: $136,800
313. Indians: $136,800
314. Dodgers: $136,800
 
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A day that kids dream of their whole life. Good luck to all my boys today and congratulations to everyone that gets that life changing phone call. Can’t wat to watch all my guys lives change today! #DraftDay🙌🏻
 
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Yeah, I figured the once a year debate about what round is too late and whether to go to school or sign with a club was coming. So I thought I'd put up the slots.
The best way to put it is if anyone is drafted in the top 10 rounds they 99.99% have already agreed on a number or they wouldn't have been picked
 
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Much of the intrigue for the Vols and Vitello in the draft will be on their impressive recruiting class. Vitello said he “has a really good feeling” that infielder Sean Guilbe and pitcher Mitchell Parker will be high draft picks and sign pro contracts. Guilbe is considered the No. 89 pro prospect by Perfect Game, while Parker is ranked No. 103.

Then there are a pair that Vitello thinks are in limbo between going pro or coming to Tennessee in shortstop Jonathan Ornelas and junior-college pitcher Aaron Ashby.

“Those are two guys that if they show up, this could get really fun in a hurry,” Vitello said. “But also they are ranked in the top 200, so they have a chance to not only get selected, but to get really good money to where they could sign.”

Vitello described both as late bloomers who could benefit from the experience of playing baseball in the SEC before going pro – a matter of time for both, he said.
What Vitello had to say about the draft, yesterday...
 

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