MLB Draft: Winners and questions
June, 7, 2013
By Keith Law | ESPN Insider
Pick-by-pick analysis | Top 100 | AL best second round | NL best of second round
Here's a quick look at my favorite picks and drafts from the first day, and a few picks that didn't make sense from where I sit. You'll also find my ranking of the 10 best available players.
Picks I loved
Tampa Bay Rays
The Rays popped my top prep catcher in the draft class in Nick Ciuffo (21st overall), then made an opportunistic grab with Ryne Stanek at 29. Stanek came into the year as a potential top-five pick but performed well below expectations, which led to the Arkansas coaching staff jerking him around in the rotation, but he still has premium stuff and ranked 13th on my board.