2012 MLB Draft Preview

The 2012 MLB Draft (48th June Amateur Draft) will take place on June 4th, 5th and 6th.

2012 Draft Order

2012 Draft Order Table
OvPck Rnd Tm Pick Value Team Picks WAR #MLB Best MLB
11Houston Astros#1s, all 202384355Alex Rodriguez, Ken Griffey Jr., Chipper Jones, Darryl Strawberry, Harold Baines
21Minnesota Twins#1s, all 202355151Reggie Jackson, Will Clark, J.D. Drew, Josh Beckett, Greg Swindell
31Seattle Mariners#1s, all 202347748Robin Yount, Paul Molitor, Matt Williams, Lonnie Smith, Troy Glaus
41Baltimore Orioles#1s, all 202353348Barry Larkin, Kevin Brown, Dave Winfield, Thurman Munson, Darrell Porter
51Kansas City Royals#1s, all 202331640Dwight Gooden, Dale Murphy, J.D. Drew, Mark Teixeira, Jack McDowell
61Chicago Cubs#1s, all 202348645Barry Bonds, Derek Jeter, Gary Sheffield, Andy Van Slyke, Kevin McReynolds
71San Diego Padres#1s, all 202324143Frank Thomas, Troy Tulowitzki, Nick Markakis, Trot Nixon, Clayton Kershaw
81Pittsburgh Pirates#1s, all 202322638Todd Helton, Jay Bell, Jim Abbott, Dick Ruthven, Gary Roenicke
91Miami Marlins#1s, all 202325038Kevin Appier, Barry Zito, Mark Kotsay, Geoff Jenkins, Ron Darling
101Colorado Rockies#1s, all 202342448Mark McGwire, Robin Ventura, Ted Simmons, Tim Wallach, Eric Chavez
111Oakland Athletics#1s, all 202311543Greg Luzinski, Shane Mack, Walt Weiss, Andrew McCutchen, Shawn Estes
121New York Mets#1s, all 202327137Nomar Garciaparra, Kirk Gibson, Billy Wagner, Jered Weaver, Delino DeShields
131Chicago White Sox#1s, all 202327733Manny Ramirez, Frank Tanana, Paul Konerko, Garry Templeton, Gary Nolan
141Cincinnati Reds#1s, all 202324344Derrek Lee, Tino Martinez, Cliff Floyd, Jason Varitek, Tom Brunansky
151Cleveland Guardians#1s, all 202324831Chase Utley, Jim Rice, Chris Carpenter, Richie Hebner, Royce Clayton
161Washington Nationals#1s, all 202326641Lance Berkman, Lance Parrish, Shawn Green, Bernie Carbo, Roberto Hernández
171Toronto Blue Jays#1s, all 202324639Roy Halladay, Gary Matthews, Cole Hamels, Charles Nagy, Jeromy Burnitz
181Los Angeles Dodgers#1s, all 202312036Willie Wilson, Glenn Wilson, Joe Magrane, Dan Ford, Carlos May
191St. Louis Cardinals (Angels -- Albert Pujols)#1s, all 202333143Roger Clemens, Bobby Grich, Mike Scioscia, Shannon Stewart, Alex Ríos
201San Francisco Giants#1s, all 202334536Mike Mussina, CC Sabathia, Bob Welch, Torii Hunter, Rick Rhoden
211Atlanta Braves#1s, all 202314441Rick Sutcliffe, Jason Varitek, Gorman Thomas, Jake Westbrook, Todd Worrell
221Toronto Blue Jays (Unsigned pick -- Tyler Beede)#1s, all 202335737Rafael Palmeiro, Craig Biggio, Chet Lemon, Bruce Hurst, Jayson Werth
231St. Louis Cardinals#1s, all 202313831Jason Kendall, Mo Vaughn, Aaron Sele, Jacoby Ellsbury, Luis Alicea
241Boston Red Sox#1s, all 202311035Alex Fernandez, Rondell White, Chad Billingsley, Rich Dauer, Joe Blanton
251Tampa Bay Rays#1s, all 202312836Chuck Knoblauch, Matt Cain, Bill Buckner, Matt Garza, Dan Spillner
261Arizona Diamondbacks#1s, all 202312330Alan Trammell, Dave Henderson, Dan Plesac, Brent Gates, Jeremy Bonderman
271Milwaukee Brewers (Tigers -- Prince Fielder)#1s, all 202310533Vida Blue, Pete Harnisch, Tom Underwood, Todd Jones, Mike Fetters
281Milwaukee Brewers#1s, all 202311039Lee Smith, Charles Johnson, Darrin Jackson, Jamey Wright, Norm Charlton
291Texas Rangers#1s, all 202322933George Brett, Adam Wainwright, Bill Swift, Del Unser, Dave Kingman
301New York Yankees#1s, all 202334434Mike Schmidt, David Wells, Jerry Reuss, Travis Fryman, Brian Jordan
311Boston Red Sox (Phillies -- Jonathan Papelbon)#1s, all 202313827Greg Maddux, Jarrod Washburn, Kirt Manwaring, J.P. Howell, Aaron Heilman
321Minnesota Twins (Rockies -- Michael Cuddyer)#1s, all 20238133Dave Magadan, Justin Thompson, Dave Valle, Roger Pavlik, Allan Anderson
331San Diego Padres (Marlins -- Heath Bell)#1s, all 20235825Mike Gallego, Dave Burba, Milt Wilcox, Brad Wilkerson, Floyd Youmans
341Oakland Athletics (Twins -- Josh Willingham)#1s, all 20238134Mark Gubicza, Bruce Bochte, Arthur Rhodes, Bruce Ruffin, Rich Amaral
351New York Mets (Marlins -- Jose Reyes)#1s, all 202315433Johnny Damon, Mark Langston, Aaron Rowand, Jason Marquis, Mark Bellhorn
361St. Louis Cardinals (Angels -- Albert Pujols)#1s, all 202321333Randy Johnson, Johnny Bench, Erik Hanson, Bobby Jones, Dave Bergman
371Boston Red Sox (Phillies -- Jonathan Papelbon)#1s, all 202316827Frank Viola, Troy Glaus, Mike Scott, Rick Miller, Mike Heath
381Milwaukee Brewers (Tigers -- Prince Fielder)#1s, all 202312628David Wright, Butch Wynegar, Larry Hisle, Tim Teufel, Kelly Johnson
391Texas Rangers (Angels -- C.J. Wilson)#1s, all 202324027Barry Bonds, Don Baylor, Todd Hundley, Mel Hall, Neal Heaton
401Philadelphia Phillies (Reds -- Ryan Madson)#1s, all 20237521Kevin Tapani, Larry Gura, Milton Bradley, Huston Street, Luke Hochevar
411Houston Astros (Pirates -- Clint Barmes)#1s, all 20238831Fred Lynn, Dan Plesac, Joba Chamberlain, Trever Miller, Lance McCullers
421Minnesota Twins (Diamondbacks -- Jason Kubel)#1s, all 20236822Dennis Leonard, Mookie Wilson, Clay Buchholz, Marlon Anderson, Chris Perez
431Chicago Cubs (Brewers -- Aramis Ramirez)#1s, all 20233727Bob Knepper, Mark Prior, Scott Hatteberg, Jimmy Gobble, Jeff Tabaka
441San Diego Padres (Dodgers -- Aaron Harang)#1s, all 20237429Jon Lieber, Joey Votto, Bob Wickman, Chris Brown, Jeff Robinson
451Pittsburgh Pirates (Twins -- Ryan Doumit)#1s, all 20231925Gerald Laird, Tom Gorzelanny, John Dopson, Adrian Devine, Jed Lowrie
461Colorado Rockies (Dodgers -- Mark Ellis)#1s, all 202314530Scott Rolen, Jimmy Rollins, Yovani Gallardo, Doug Bair, Milt Cuyler
471Oakland Athletics (Cubs -- David DeJesus)#1s, all 202317524Tom Glavine, John Candelaria, Albert Belle, Clay Kirby, Dave Hansen
481Chicago White Sox (Marlins -- Mark Buehrle)#1s, all 202313125Cal Ripken Jr., Sid Bream, Chris Singleton, Scott Kamieniecki, Kelly Shoppach
491Cincinnati Reds (Rockies -- Roberto Hernandez)#1s, all 202317826Carlos Beltrán, Carney Lansford, Jeff Suppan, Len Barker, Derek Bell
501Toronto Blue Jays (Mets -- Frank Francisco)#1s, all 202317427Dennis Eckersley, Al Leiter, Brian Roberts, Adam Dunn, Bart Johnson
511Los Angeles Dodgers (Pirates -- Rod Barajas)#1s, all 20238418Barry Larkin, Frank Duffy, Chris Haney, Tim Scott, Dan Morogiello
521Texas Rangers (Blue Jays -- Darren Oliver)#1s, all 20236026Carl Crawford, Ralph Garr, Ryan Sweeney, Mike Darr, J.P. Howell
531St. Louis Cardinals (Tigers -- Octavio Dotel)#1s, all 202315827Gary Carter, Andy Messersmith, Phil Bradley, Sean Casey, Steve Bedrosian
541Philadelphia Phillies (Yankees -- Raul Ibanez)#1s, all 202310222Scott Sanderson, Randy Wolf, Brett Tomko, Steve Ontiveros, Jerry Hairston
551San Diego Padres (Unsigned pick -- Brett Austin)#1s, all 202318924Bert Blyleven, Todd Helton, Todd Zeile, Brett Anderson, Dave Bush
561Chicago Cubs (Rays -- Carlos Pena)#1s, all 202313928Jimmy Key, Richie Zisk, Pete Vuckovich, J.J. Hardy, Larry Herndon
571Cincinnati Reds (Blue Jays -- Francisco Cordero)#1s, all 202310929Jon Lester, Ruppert Jones, Brandon Inge, Brandon Phillips, Dan Schatzeder
581Toronto Blue Jays (Mets -- Jon Rauch)#1s, all 202319129Tony Gwynn, Jason Giambi, Rick Aguilera, Rance Mulliniks, Scott Baker
591St. Louis Cardinals (Nationals -- Edwin Jackson)#1s, all 20233122Dean Palmer, Roger McDowell, Ryan Doumit, Brandon League, Jeremy Reed
601Toronto Blue Jays (Rays -- Jose Molina)#1s, all 202312223Fred Lynn, Steve Garvey, Lynn McGlothen, Ryan Ludwick, Brad Fullmer
OvPck Rnd Tm Pick Value Team Picks WAR #MLB Best MLB
612Houston Astros#2s, all 20227434Ken Holtzman, Craig Swan, Joe Magrane, Mike Jorgensen, Jesse Crain
622Oakland Athletics (Twins -- Josh Willingham)#2s, all 20225621José DeLeón, Jeff Weaver, Andre Ethier, Scott Sullivan, Rawly Eastwick
632Minnesota Twins#2s, all 202214431Eddie Murray, Zane Smith, Darren Oliver, Elliott Maddox, Alan Ashby
642Seattle Mariners#2s, all 20225924Brian McCann, Hunter Pence, Dennis Lamp, Chuck Crim, Scott Servais
652Baltimore Orioles#2s, all 20226422Randy Winn, Dustin Pedroia, Wally Whitehurst, Ben Broussard, Anthony Telford
662Kansas City Royals#2s, all 20223924Ryan Dempster, Trevor Cahill, Chase Headley, Ken Boswell, Fred Lewis
672Chicago Cubs#2s, all 202221125Rick Reuschel, Ron Guidry, Wally Joyner, Mike Moore, Kurt Suzuki
682San Diego Padres#2s, all 20226621John Lackey, Stan Bahnsen, Don Robinson, Chris Snyder, Jason Vargas
692Pittsburgh Pirates#2s, all 202210126Tim Salmon, Bronson Arroyo, Mike Davis, Scott Cooper, Ken Kravec
702San Diego Padres (Marlins -- Heath Bell)#2s, all 20225021Britt Burns, Aaron Cook, John Vander Wal, Jon Nunnally, Paul Moskau
712New York Mets (Marlins -- Jose Reyes)#2s, all 202214226Ken Caminiti, Floyd Bannister, Danny Tartabull, A.J. Pierzynski, Jaime Navarro
722Minnesota Twins (Rockies -- Michael Cuddyer)#2s, all 202215124Ray Lankford, Dan Haren, Mike Greenwell, Shane Reynolds, Aaron Boone
732Colorado Rockies#2s, all 20224322Sid Fernandez, Pat Sheridan, Kevin Slowey, Ken Howell, Harry Parker
742Oakland Athletics#2s, all 202219128Graig Nettles, David Cone, Jim Clancy, Dan Petry, Greg Myers
752New York Mets#2s, all 202210723Tino Martinez, Grady Sizemore, Jason Thompson, Yunel Escobar, Scott Radinsky
762Chicago White Sox#2s, all 202210022Chase Utley, Marquis Grissom, Dan Pasqua, Giancarlo Stanton, Nick Hundley
772Philadelphia Phillies (Reds -- Ryan Madson)#2s, all 2022120Rich Folkers, Ken Patterson, José Morales, Blake Wood, Scott Lewis
782Cincinnati Reds#2s, all 20223221Steve Busby, Ryan Theriot, John Habyan, Ryan Garko, Nook Logan
792Cleveland Guardians#2s, all 20226122John Olerud, Dave Fleming, Onan Masaoka, Jeff Fiorentino, Brett Hayes
802Washington Nationals#2s, all 20228125Curtis Granderson, Steve Yeager, Shaun Marcum, Greg Gross, Todd Hollandsworth
812Toronto Blue Jays#2s, all 20222516Jerry Mumphrey, Tom Poquette, Andre Robertson, Steven Shell, Eric Sogard
822Los Angeles Dodgers#2s, all 20224722Phil Nevin, David Weathers, Alex Ochoa, Mike Morse, Dave Hamilton
832Texas Rangers (Angels -- C.J. Wilson)#2s, all 20227119Barry Zito, Cliff Johnson, Mark Williamson, Adam Lind, Rudy Seánez
842San Francisco Giants#2s, all 20225820Jeremy Guthrie, J.J. Putz, Jim Gott, Jim Mecir, Brian Duensing
852Atlanta Braves#2s, all 202212329Burt Hooton, Denny Neagle, Rob Deer, Brian Harper, Bobby Thigpen
862St. Louis Cardinals#2s, all 202210223Ozzie Smith, Matt Clement, Shawn Chacón, Chad Ogea, Kent Anderson
872Boston Red Sox#2s, all 20223715Doug Drabek, Jack Hannahan, Danny Espinosa, Bill Wilkinson, Larry Yount
882Tampa Bay Rays#2s, all 20222315Kirk McCaskill, Alex Cora, Eli Marrero, Alberto Castillo, George Zeber
892New York Yankees (Unsigned pick -- Sam Stafford)#2s, all 202216019Randy Johnson, Justin Morneau, Nick Johnson, Chris Young, Tom Paciorek
902Arizona Diamondbacks#2s, all 202211318Will Clark, Luis Gonzalez, Sean Rodríguez, Josh Rupe, Dan Rohn
912Detroit Tigers#2s, all 20224220Jim Beattie, Adam Everett, Jeremy Affeldt, George Stone, Curt Wilkerson
922Milwaukee Brewers#2s, all 20223922Mike Witt, Bill Stein, Ricky Horton, Curt Young, J.A. Happ
932Texas Rangers#2s, all 20225120Paul O'Neill, Wayne Garland, Gary Wayne, Javier Valentín, Johnny Ruffin
942New York Yankees#2s, all 20226521David Justice, Scott Downs, Chris Stynes, Sean Berry, Joe Smith
952Philadelphia Phillies#2s, all 20227819Amos Otis, Dave Cash, Roger Bailey, Willie Bloomquist, Scott Chiamparino
OvPck Rnd Tm Pick Value Team Picks WAR #MLB Best MLB
963Houston Astros#3s, all 202113522Rickey Henderson, Charlie Hayes, Kent Bottenfield, Stew Cliburn, Craig Kimbrel
973Minnesota Twins#3s, all 20216524Dave Goltz, Randy Jones, Mike Macfarlane, Lenn Sakata, Brian Barnes
983Seattle Mariners#3s, all 20215319Jack Morris, Scott Hairston, Ken Frailing, Jesse Levis, Mike Ignasiak
993Baltimore Orioles#3s, all 202110116Lou Whitaker, Jim Morrison, Bruce Benedict, Jon Rauch, Taylor Teagarden
1003Kansas City Royals#3s, all 20215720Ron Gant, Shane Mack, Josh Bard, Dave Freisleben, George Vukovich
1013Chicago Cubs#3s, all 20212118Charlie Moore, Danny Graves, Dennis Blair, Ryan Langerhans, Jonathan Lucroy
1023San Diego Padres#3s, all 20211421Joe Price, Vance Worley, Jensen Lewis, Bobby Mitchell, Randy Hennis
1033Pittsburgh Pirates#3s, all 20213117Eric Plunk, Russ Ortiz, Paul Sorrento, Pat Clements, Josh Hancock
1043Miami Marlins#3s, all 20217624David DeJesus, Wayne Garrett, Mike Henneman, Bob Shirley, Mark Guthrie
1053Colorado Rockies#3s, all 20216214Cliff Lee, Hank Blalock, James Baldwin, Bo Jackson, Rich Gale
1063Oakland Athletics#3s, all 202112815Tim Raines, Dave Stieb, Zach Miner, Wes Littleton, Mike Birkbeck
1073New York Mets#3s, all 20211414Clyde Wright, Xavier Hernandez, Matt Treanor, Sean Mulligan, Cory Vance
1083Chicago White Sox#3s, all 20211015Ricky Nolasco, Billy Koch, Lenny Harris, John Balaz, Randy Wiles
1093Cincinnati Reds#3s, all 202110624Dwight Evans, Brett Gardner, LaMarr Hoyt, Chad Kreuter, Dave Bush
1103Cleveland Guardians#3s, all 20219119Jeff Bagwell, Chris Iannetta, Bryce Florie, Andy Rincon, Josh Spence
1113Washington Nationals#3s, all 2021816Gerald Young, Terry Adams, Jeff Baker, Brandon Boggs, Kirt Ojala
1123Toronto Blue Jays#3s, all 20216517Scott Erickson, Paul Byrd, Rick Waits, Turk Wendell, Rich Hill
1133Los Angeles Dodgers#3s, all 20213717Josh Johnson, Yadier Molina, Len Matuszek, Rick Jones, Justin Thomas
1143Los Angeles Angels#3s, all 20211314Jonathan Papelbon, Justin Maxwell, Sean Bergman, Bob Skube, Chase d'Arnaud
1153San Francisco Giants#3s, all 20214321Michael Bourn, Willie Upshaw, Ted Power, Tim Lollar, Gene Clines
1163Atlanta Braves#3s, all 20215319Ryan Klesko, Mike Devereaux, Mike Cubbage, Joe Girardi, Ross Ohlendorf
1173St. Louis Cardinals#3s, all 20216219Hal McRae, Bip Roberts, Cody Ross, Andrés Torres, Casey Janssen
1183Boston Red Sox#3s, all 20215319Mickey Tettleton, Mike Smithson, Steve Parris, Kevin Mench, Jeremy Hellickson
1193Tampa Bay Rays#3s, all 202110615Sal Bando, Todd Stottlemyre, Steve Henderson, Mike Maddux, Joey Eischen
1203Arizona Diamondbacks#3s, all 20211215Mickey Morandini, Josh Barfield, Freddie Martínez, Cliff Young, Luke Hudson
1213Detroit Tigers#3s, all 20213919John Valentin, Ryan Drese, Jeff Lahti, Erik Hiljus, Wes Chamberlain
1223Milwaukee Brewers#3s, all 20212117Steve Buechele, Mike Myers, Lou Marson, Joe Nelson, Sam LeCure
1233Texas Rangers#3s, all 20211914Steve Sparks, Rene Gonzales, Steve Woodard, Allan Ramirez, Bill Nahorodny
1243New York Yankees#3s, all 20212216Bill Wegman, Brian Boehringer, Laynce Nix, Mickey Hatcher, Cedrick Bowers
1253Philadelphia Phillies#3s, all 20216214Garret Anderson, John Franco, Joe Grahe, Jason McDonald, Alan Embree
1263Seattle Mariners (Unsigned pick -- Kevin Cron)#3s, all 20214816Bob Boone, Jeff Russell, Gaby Sánchez, Lyle Mouton, Tike Redman
1273Miami Marlins (Unsigned pick -- Connor Barron)#3s, all 20215718Marty Pattin, Mike Timlin, Bill Travers, Larry Lintz, Kevin Correia
1283Colorado Rockies (Unsigned pick -- Peter O'Brien)#3s, all 20218219Cecil Cooper, B.J. Surhoff, Doug Mientkiewicz, John Baker, Matt Smith

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