Final Draft Order Set

With the Rays signing Felipe Lopez to an MiLB deal, the 2011 Rule IV draft order is set. From Baseball America:

First Round 

1. Pirates 

2. Mariners 

3. Diamondbacks 

4. Orioles 

5. Royals 

6. Nationals 

7. Diamondbacks (for failure to sign 2010 first-rounder Barret Loux) 

8. Indians 

9. Cubs 

10. Padres (for failure to sign 2010 first-rounder Karsten Whitson) 

11. Astros 

12. Brewers 

13. Mets 

14. Marlins 

15. Brewers (for failure to sign 2010 first-rounder Dylan Covey) 

16. Dodgers 

17. Angels 

18. Athletics 

19. Red Sox (from Tigers for Victor Martinez, Type A) 

20. Rockies 

21. Blue Jays 

22. Cardinals 

23. Nationals (from White Sox for Adam Dunn, Type A) 

24. Rays (from Red Sox for Carl Crawford, Type A) 

25. Padres 

26. Red Sox (from Rangers for Adrian Beltre, Type A) 

27. Reds 

28. Braves 

29. Giants 

30. Twins 

31. Rays (from Yankees for Rafael Soriano, Type A) 

32. Rays 

33. Rangers (from Phillies for Cliff Lee, Type A) 

Supplemental First Round 

34. Nationals (Dunn) 

35. Blue Jays (for Scott Downs, Type A, to Angels) 

36. Red Sox (Martinez) 

37. Rangers (Lee) 

38. Rays (Crawford) 

39. Phillies (for Jayson Werth, Type A, to Nationals) 

40. Red Sox (Beltre) 

41. Rays (Soriano) 

42. Rays (for Grant Balfour, Type A, to Athletics) 

43. Diamondbacks (for Adam LaRoche, Type B, to Nationals) 

44. Mets (for Pedro Feliciano, Type B, to Yankees) 

45. Rockies (for Octavio Dotel, Type B, to Blue Jays) 

46. Blue Jays (for John Buck, Type B, to Marlins) 

47. White Sox (for J.J. Putz, Type B, to Diamondbacks) 

47a. Red Sox (if Felipe Lopez, Type B, signs a big league deal elsewhere) 

48. Padres (for Jon Garland, Type B, to Dodgers) 

49. Giants (for Juan Uribe, Type B, to Dodgers) 

50. Twins (for Orlando Hudson, Type B, to Padres) 

51. Yankees (for Javier Vazquez, Type B, to Marlins) 

52. Rays (for Joaquin Benoit, Type B, to Tigers) 

53. Blue Jays (for Miguel Olivo, Type B, to Mariners) 

54. Padres (for Yorvit Torrealba, Type B, to Rangers) 

55. Twins (for Jesse Crain, Type B, to White Sox) 

56. Rays (for Randy Choate, Type B, to Marlins) 

57. Blue Jays (for Kevin Gregg, Type B, to Orioles) 

58. Padres (for Kevin Correia, Type B, to Pirates) 

59. Rays (for Brad Hawpe, Type B, to Padres) 

60. Rays (for Chad Qualls, Type B, to Padres) 

Second Round

61.  Pirates

62.  Mariners

63.  Diamondbacks

64.  Orioles

65.  Royals

66.  Phillies (from Nationals for Type-A Jayson Werth)

67.  Indians

68.  Cubs

69.  Astros

70.  Brewers

71.  Mets

72.  Marlins

73.  Dodgers

74.  Blue Jays (from Angels for Type-A Scott Downs)

75.  Rays (from Athletics for Type-B Grant Balfour)

76.  Tigers

77.  Rockies

78.  Blue Jays

79.  Cardinals

80.  White Sox

81.  Red Sox

82.  Padres

83.  Rangers

84.  Reds

85.  Braves

86.  Giants

87.  Twins

88.  Yankees

89.  Rays

90.  Phillies

The final tally (as most of us have seen) is 12 of the first 89 picks. pretty impressive haul, and I just figured we should have a FP documenting the final draft slots.

This post was written by a member of the DRaysBay community and does not necessarily express the views or opinions of DRaysBay staff.

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