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Details from Day 1 of MLB First-Year Player Draft 2008 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Maury Brown   
Friday, 06 June 2008 03:27
2008 DraftMajor League Baseball has completed the first day of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft, which aired live on ESPN2 this Thursday from The Milk House at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex. In total, 202 players were selected through the first six rounds and the two compensation rounds – the first of which followed the first round and the second that followed the third round.

The First-Year Player Draft is scheduled to resume via conference call on Friday beginning at 11:30 a.m. (EDT). The Draft will have 50 rounds and will conclude after all 30 teams have passed on a selection or after the final selection of the 50th round, whichever comes first.

The following players chosen Thursday have participated in events at Major League Baseball’s Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California: Tyler Chatwood (2nd round, 74th overall, LAA), Zachary Collier (Compensation Round A, 34th overall, PHI), Cutter Dykstra (2nd round, 54th overall, MIL), Anthony Gose (2nd round, 51st overall, PHI), Aaron Hicks (1st round, 14th overall, MIN), Mike Montgomery (Compensation Round A, 36th overall, KC), Clark Murphy (5th round, 153rd overall, TEX) and Kyle Skipworth (1st round, 6th overall, FLA).

On Friday, MLB.com will continue its comprehensive, live multimedia coverage from Florida on The Baseball Channel through the conclusion of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft. Live interactive pick-by-pick results will be available through the DraftCaster.

Following is a complete list of each choice made thus far in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft

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Source: Major League Baseball, Press Release



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