The 2011 MLB Draft, a three-day affair, gets underway Monday night with both the first and supplemental rounds (TV: MLB.com and MLB Network), 7 p.m. ET. The New York Yankees have only a supplemental pick (51st overall) on the first day of the draft, but many of their American League East competitors will be busy.
The Tampa Bay Rays have an astounding 10 of the first 60 picks this evening. Teams get compensatory picks when they lose Type A and Type free agents, and since the Rays lost a slew of them last offseason they have a plethora of picks in this draft. The Rays picks are as follows: 24th, 31st, 32nd, 38th, 41st, 4nd2, 52nd, 56th, 59th, 60th.
The Boston Red Sox have four picks -- Nos. 19, 26, 36, 40. The Red Sox got the 19th and 36th picks because Type A free agent Victor Martinez signed with Detroit and the 26th and 40th picks because Adrian Beltre signed with the Texas Rangers.
The Baltimore Orioles have just one selection among the first 60, but will pick fourth overall.