MLB draft: Day 2 NL team reports
A close look at the picks of National League teams on Day of the 2011 MLB draft
Day 2 of the 2011 MLB draft is now complete. So focusing on just the first 15 rounds, here's a recap of interesting or noteworthy picks by clubs in the National League. The number next to each player indicates the round in which that player was selected.
For American League team reports, go here.
Atlanta Braves: This might be my least favorite draft class. The Braves took a few intriguing relievers in hard-throwing J.R. Graham (4) and Navery Moore (13), and a raw college shortstop who might grow into an everyday second baseman in Nick Ahmed (2), but that's about it. The reluctance to go over slot is really hurting them, but I think it's fair to say I also disagree with a lot of their evaluations.
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2011 MLB Draft Content
The Pittsburgh Pirates kicked off the 2011 MLB Draft by taking UCLA SP Gerrit Cole. Insider's Keith Law leads the coverage from Cole through the first round and beyond.
2011 MLB Draft6/7: Churchill: Analyzing Rounds 6-25
6/7: Law's Best of Day 2: American | National
6/7: Churchill: Analyzing Rounds 3-5
6/7: Churchill: Highlights of the second round
6/6: Law: Best and worst of Day 1
6/6: Churchill: Sandwich round analysis
6/6: Law/Churchill: First round analysis
MLB Draft Essentials6/6: Final mock: Nats add more star power
6/4: Law's Top 100: Setting up the draft
6/3: Mock 3.0: Starling on the rise
6/3: Churchill: Best tools in the draft
6/1: Sackmann: Statistical red flags
5/30: Mock 2.0: Gerrit Cole to Pirates
5/28: Churchill: 2010 NL Draft in review
5/27: Churchill: 2010 AL Draft in review
5/17: First full mock: Hultzen goes No. 1
5/12: Top 100: Movement in top 10
5/12: Cole goes first in modified mock draft
4/29: Future Fifty 3.0: Purke falls out
3/22: Future Fifty 2.0: Cole takes the top spot
3/22: Law: The Draft is not a crapshoot
2/17: Future Fifty: Rendon tops season's first ranking
2/17: Draft Order: How the teams will pick in the first and supplemental round