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2016 MLB Draft Review Index

Or, alternatively and with apologies to David Foster Wallace, my own version of A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again…

Though it put me a little bit behind schedule when it comes to 2017 MLB Draft prep (fresh content there coming soon!), finally accomplishing a goal I’ve had going all the way back to when I first started this site in 2009 (!) was well worth it. Here is the complete list of every team’s 2016 MLB Draft review. Every single player signed to a pro contract out of the 1216 young men drafted this past June is included. I don’t know exactly how many players that wound up being and Google doesn’t seem to have an easy answer, but I can say with a high degree of certainty that it sure felt like a heck of a lot. The final damage by the numbers…

30 teams
95 days
249 pages
200,015 words

That’s twice as many words as both To Kill a Mockingbird and The Hobbit. More than The Great Gatsby, The Scarlet Letter, and Brave New World combined. Longer than The Corrections, Jane Eyre, and Great Expectations. Only one of the Harry Potter books (Order of the Phoenix) beats it. It’s a lot of words.

So here they are if you missed any the first time through. Now I’m off to take a nap, catch up on a few non-baseball real life obligations (if anybody has a crib recommendation, I’m all ears), and finish updating my 2017 MLB Draft database. There are only 146 days until the Twins will be making the first pick, after all…

American League East

Baltimore
Boston
New York
Tampa Bay
Toronto

American League Central 

Chicago
Cleveland
Detroit
Kansas City
Minnesota

American League West 

Houston
Los Angeles
Oakland
Seattle
Texas

National League East

Atlanta
Miami
New York
Philadelphia
Washington

National League Central 

Cincinnati
Chicago
Milwaukee
Pittsburgh
St. Louis

National League West

Arizona
Colorado
Los Angeles
San Diego
San Francisco

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11 Comments

  1. Chris Strom says:

    Awesome job with all the work involved Ian Strom was drafted out ou college where they changed his swing goin into his junior year. Given a year af minor league ball,I’m sure he kk pick up this year and hopefully he kk get back to center field where I believe he is major league ready

    Look up Ian Strom Strom sport center videos and see if you agree

    Thanks His dad

    Sent from my iPhone

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  2. your site is amazing and a must read for me
    thank you for all your hard work and posting such amazing information

    • Rob Ozga says:

      Really appreciate this. Whenever I’m feeling too lazy to post, I remember that there are people out there who enjoy this stuff and it keeps me going. Thanks for reading!

  3. mattacc31 says:

    Can’t wait to see some 2017 content coming, I keep checking every day or two now that the college season has begun.

  4. Hinkie says:

    Thanks for all the incredible work you do, Rob. Looking forward to 2017 MLB draft content soon.

    • Rob Ozga says:

      It’s my pleasure, honestly. Love that people are into it. 2017 content is finally ready to roll out, slowly but surely. Hopefully it’s the last time for a bit that the Phils are picking so high…though I guess one more early first round pick in ’18 wouldn’t be the worst thing in the world, either.

  5. rs32991 says:

    Thank you for all of your coverage! Are you still keeping up with this site? If so, is there a way you can be reached via email? I have a question I believe you’d be able to answer.

    • Rob Ozga says:

      You are very welcome. Site is back on a semi-regular posting schedule from now until June. Not sure if you were one of the emails I’ve gotten in the past few days, but, if not, I can be reached at robozga at gmail dot com. Should get back to you within a day. If you did email me,expect a response shortly. Thanks for reading!

  6. […] success of Adam Haseley this year has me kicking myself. I enjoyed writing those 2016 MLB Draft Reviews this past fall/winter a ton, so, you know, no regrets but…fine, there are always going to be […]

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