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2015 MLB Draft: Day One

Day One selections for the 2015 MLB First-Player Draft will be running from 4pm Pacific through early evening. Join us here to monitor the picks as they come, and discuss the Angels' selections at #26 and #70.

"Best player available."
"Best player available."
David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

Day One is here!

Here's the streaming live broadcast of Draft Day coverage from MLB

Here's the MLB Draft Tracker, identifying the "best available" according to their own rankings.

Here are our own homebrew consensus rankings of draftable players as of last night.

Latest insider predictions for the Angels' first round pick as of Monday morning:

Other mock drafts (smart guys, probably less plugged-in to front offices):

Turk: I like this mid-afternoon pivot from the insider dudes to Kingery over Blake Trahan! Earlier, it was two Trahan predictions among the above. I could definitely live with Kingery, who some believe could shift to shortstop once goes pro.

Updates to come throughout the afternoon and evening...


Slot Team Player
1 Arizona Diamondbacks Dansby Swanson (SS, Vanderbilt)
2 Houston Astros Alex Bregman (SS, LSU)
3 Colorado Rockies Brendan Rodgers (SS, Lake Mary HS, FL)
4 Texas Rangers Dillon Tate (RHP, UC Santa Barbara)
5 Houston Astros Kyle Tucker (OF, H.B. Plant HS, FL)
6 Minnesota Twins Tyler Jay (LHP, Illinois)
7 Boston Red Sox Andrew Benintendi (OF, Arkansas)
8 Chicago White Sox Carson Fulmer (RHP, Vanderbilt)
9 Chicago Cubs Ian Happ (OF, Cincinnati)
10 Philadelphia Phillies Cornelius Randolph (SS, Griffin HS, GA)
11 Cincinnati Reds Tyler Stephenson (C, Kennesaw Mountain HS, GA)
12 Miami Marlins Josh Naylor (1B, St. Joan of Arc SS, Ontario)
13 Tampa Bay Rays Garrett Whitley (OF Niskayuna HS, NY)
14 Atlanta Braves Colby Allard (LHP, San Clemente HS, CA)
15 Milwaukee Brewers Trent Clark (OF, Richland HS, TX)
16 New York Yankees James Kaprielian (RHP, UCLA)
17 Cleveland Indians Brady Aiken (LHP, School of Hard Knocks)
18 San Francisco Giants Phil Bickford (RHP, College of So. Nevada)
19 Pittsburgh Pirates Kevin Newman (SS, Arizona)
20 Oakland Athletics Richie Martin (SS, Florida)
21 Kansas City Royals Ashe Russell (RHP Cathedral HS, IN)
22 Detroit Tigers Beau Burrows (RHP, Weatherford HS, TX)
23 St Louis Cardinals Nick Plummer (OF, Rice HS, MI)
24 Los Angeles Dodgers Walker Buehler (RHP, Vanderbilt)
25 Baltimore Orioles D.J. Stewart (OF, FSU)
26 Los Angeles Angels Taylor Ward (C, Fresno St.)
27 Colorado Rockies Mike Nikorak(RHP Stroudberg HS, PA)
28 Atlanta Braves Mike Soroka (RHP, Bishop Carroll HS, Canada)
29 Toronto Blue Jays Jon Harris(RHP  Missouri State)
30 New York Yankees Kyle Holder(SS, Uni. of San Diego)
31 San Francisco Giants Chris Shaw(1B, Boston College)
32 Pittsburgh Pirates ke'Bryan Hayes(3B, Concordia Lutheran HS, TX)
33 Kansas City Royals Nolan Watson(RHP, Lawrence North HS, IN)
34 Detroit Tigers Christin Steward(OF, Tennessee)
35 Los Angeles Dodgers Kyle Funkhouser(RHP, Louisville)
36 Baltimore Orioles Ryan Mountcastle(SS, Hagerty HS, FL)
37 Houston Astros Daz Cameron (OF, Eagles Landing HS, GA)
38 Colorado Rockies Tyler Nevin(3B, Poway HS, CA)
39 St Louis Cardinals Jake Woodford(RHP, H.B. Plant HS, FL)
40 Milwaukee Brewers Nathan Kirby(LHP, Virginia)
41 Atlanta Braves Austin Riley(3B, Desoto Central HS, MS)
42 Cleveland Indians Triston McKenzie(RHP, Royal Palm Beach HS, FL)
43 Arizona Diamondbacks Alex Young(LHP, TCU)
44 Colorado Rockies Peter Lambert(RHP, San Dimas HS, CA)
45 Texas Rangers Eric Jenkins(OF West Columbus HS)
46 Houston Astros Thomas Eshelman(RHP Cal State Fullerton)
47 Chicago Cubs Donnie Dewees(OF Uni. of N. Florida)
48 Philadelphia Phillies Scott Kingery(2B Arizona)
49 Cincinnati Reds Antonio Santillan(RHP Seguin HS, TX)
50 Miami Marlins Brett Lilek(LHP Arizona State)
51 San Diego Padres Austin Smith(RHP Park Vista Community HS, FL)
52 Tampa Bay Rays Chris Betts (1B Woodrow Wilson HS, CA)
53 New York Mets Desmond Lindsay(OF Out of Door HS, FL)
54 Atlanta Braves Lucas Herbert(C San Clemente HS, CA)
55 Milwaukee Brewers Cody Ponce(RHP Cal Poly Pomona)
56 Toronto Blue Jays Brady Singer(RHP Eustis HS, FL)
57 New York Yankees Jeff Degano(LHP Indiana State)
58 Washington Nationals Andrew Stevenson(OF LSU)
59 Cleveland Indians Juan Hillman(LHP Olympia HS, FL)
60 Seattle Mariners Nick Neidert(RHP Peachtree Ridge HS, GA)
61 San Francisco Giants Andrew Suarez(LHP Miami)
62 Pittsburgh Pirates Kevin Kramer(SS UCLA)
63 Oakland Athletics Mikey White(SS Alabama)
64 Kansas City Royals Josh Staumont(RHP Azusa Pacific)
65 Detroit Tigers Tyler Alexander(LHP TCU)
66 St. Louis Cardinals Bryce Denton(3B Ravenwood HS, TN)
67 Los Angeles Dodgers Mitch Hansen(OF Plano Senior HS, TX)
68 Baltimore Orioles Jonathan Hughes(RHP Flowery Branch HS, GA)
69 Washington Nationals Blake Perkins(OF Verrado HS, AZ)
70 Los Angeles Angels Jahmai Jones (2B/OF Wesleyan HS, GA)
71 Cincinnati Reds Tanner Rainey(RHP U of W Alabama)
72 Seattle Mariners Andrew Moore(RHP Oregon State)
73 Minnesota Twins Kyle Cody(RHP Kentucky)
74 Los Angeles Dodgers Josh Sborz(RHP Virginia)
75 Atlanta Braves A.J. Minter(LHP Texas A&M)