Wednesday, April 27, 2011
2011 MLB Draft Schedule
Officially known as the First-Year Player Draft, the 2011 edition will be held June 6th-8th in Secaucus, New Jersey. Selections will begin at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 6th, carried live on the MLB Network and MLB.com. There will be a total of 60 picks the first night over the first and supplemental first rounds, with teams having five minutes between picks in the first round and one minute during the supplemental round.
The Rays first pick is at number 24 overall, which should occur around 9 p.m. if each team uses the allotted five minutes. The Rays have an incredible 10 of the 60 total picks the first night. The rest of the Rays Monday picks are numbers 31, 32, 38, 41, 42, 52, 56, 59 and 60.
The draft continues at noon on Tuesday, June 7th, with rounds 2-30. Coverage will be available on MLB.com. Rounds 31-50 will begin at noon on Wednesday, June 8th, again on MLB.com.
-- By Doug at 1:05 PM