FINALIZED ORDER FOR JUNE DRAFT

MLB has released the order for the 2012 first-year player draft with all the slots for compensation decided. This draft will be the first to take place under the latest collective bargaining agreement, which dictated that each club will have a pool of money to spend on its picks in the first 10 rounds. Spending more than the alotted pool money will result in harsh fines and potential loss of future draft picks.

Here is the order for the first round of the 2012 draft.

  1. Astros
  2. Twins
  3. Mariners
  4. Orioles
  5. Royals
  6. Cubs
  7. Padres
  8. Pirates
  9. Marlins
  10. Rockies
  11. Athletics
  12. Mets
  13. White Sox
  14. Reds
  15. Indians
  16. Nationals
  17. Blue Jays
  18. Dodgers
  19. Cardinals (From LAA, comp for Pujols)
  20. Giants
  21. Braves
  22. Blue Jays  (Comp for T. Beede – unsigned)
  23. Cardinals
  24. Red Sox
  25. Rays
  26. Diamondbacks
  27. Brewers (From Det, comp for Fielder)
  28. Brewers
  29. Rangers
  30. Yankees
  31. Red Sox (from Phi, comp for Papelbon)

Complete order for all 40 rounds

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