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Order of selection for 2010 Draft

10/5/2009

The order for the 2010 MLB Draft is almost set, with only picks 18 and 20 up in the air pending the outcome of Tuesday night's tiebreaker game.

Order is determined by 2009 final regular-season records, with ties broken by previous year's record:

1. Washington Nationals

2. Pittsburgh Pirates

3. Baltimore Orioles

4. Kansas City Royals

5. Cleveland Indians

6. Arizona Diamondbacks

7. New York Mets

8. Houston Astros

9. San Diego Padres

10. Oakland Athletics

11. Toronto Blue Jays

12. Cincinnati Reds

13. Chicago White Sox

14. Milwaukee Brewers

15. Texas Rangers (for failing to sign Matt Purke)

16. Chicago Cubs

17. Tampa Bay Rays

18. Los Angeles Angels (from SEA for signing FA 2B Chone Figgins)

19. Houston Astros (from DET for signing FA RP Jose Valverde)

20. Boston Red Sox (from ATL for signing FA RP Billy Wagner)

21. Minnesota Twins

22. Texas Rangers

23. Florida Marlins

24. San Francisco Giants

25. St. Louis Cardinals

26. Colorado Rockies

27. Philadelphia Phillies

28. Los Angeles Dodgers

29. Los Angeles Angels (from BOS for singing FA SP John Lackey)

30. Los Angeles Angels

31. Tampa Bay Rays (for failing to sign 2B/OF LeVon Washington)

32. New York Yankees

Toronto will receive compensatory picks 37B and 68B for failing to sign James Paxton and Jake Eliopoulos, respectively, as well as an extra pick after the third round for failing to sign Jake Barrett, giving the Blue Jays six picks before the fourth round unless they sign a Type A free agent.

Tampa Bay will receive compensatory pick 78B for failing to sign Kenny Diekroger.

The White Sox will receive an extra pick after the third round for failing to sign Bryan Morgado. The Angels will receive an extra pick after the third round for failing to sign Josh Spence, after the Blue Jays and White Sox receive their picks.