The presumptive top pick in the 2016 draft, Jason Groome, has been suspended for half of Barnegat High’s season, due to a violation of the state transfer rule. As a condition of his suspension, all of the stats from his senior campaign have been erased, including the 19-strikeout no-hitter that the left-hander tossed on April 11th.
We’re now a month removed from the 2015 draft, and while there are a few contracts that have yet to be signed, most first-round picks have been inked, and the majority are already playing in various leagues across the minor leagues. Let’s take a look at how each is performing.
Here’s a breakdown of what each team has spent so far, how much they have left, and where the money went to (round-by-round). The highest bonuses given in each round are highlighted, and list is ordered in order of which team has spent the most on their 2015 draft picks.
Here you’ll find all signing bonuses of $1 million and higher. 65 bonuses meeting that fit that criteria have been announced. Also included is the percentage of each team’s pool money for the first ten rounds that was spent on each pick. To date, the highest bonus has gone to college shortstop Dansby Swanson ($6.5 million), while…
There are at least three dozen players that have legitimate chances to be drafted highly next June currently playing on the Cape, so stay tuned to our weekly updates on who’s performing well, who’s doing poorly and who’s breaking out.
The U.S. Collegiate National Team is in the midst of a five-game series with the Cuban national team, and if the early results are any indication (a combined no-hitter in the first game), this could be one of the best college squads to ever suit up for the U.S. of A.
Listed below are the 11 remaining draft picks from the first ten rounds that are unsigned. This list will be updated as each of the players signs.
The Philadelphia Phillies, in the midst of their worst season since 1972, have brought on board long-time baseball executive Andy MacPhail. MacPhail, who has served in some capacity or another for more than 30 years, will serve as a special advisor to current team president Pat Gillick, before taking over the role at the end…