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brm7675
06-07-2011, 01:30 PM
Wasn't it policy back in the day that the players drafted in the top rounds were kept quiet or not released till either later in the draft or not till the draft was over?

Also who qualifies for the MLB draft?

dougdirt
06-07-2011, 01:40 PM
Wasn't it policy back in the day that the players drafted in the top rounds were kept quiet or not released till either later in the draft or not till the draft was over?

Also who qualifies for the MLB draft?

Anyone who is a a high school senior in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Anyone who is at a junior college.
Anyone who is at least a junior at a 4 year college.
Anyone who will be 21 and is a 4 year college sophomore.

redsmetz
06-07-2011, 01:49 PM
Wasn't it policy back in the day that the players drafted in the top rounds were kept quiet or not released till either later in the draft or not till the draft was over?

Also who qualifies for the MLB draft?

There were a couple/few years where they did that after the 1st round in hopes of tamping down bonuses. Didn't last.