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2019 MLB draft Day 1 open thread

The Rays have four selections Monday night as the 2019 draft gets underway.

Baltimore Orioles v Tampa Bay Rays Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images

Once again, the Rays have a crucial draft. The Rays have a couple extra picks Monday — both in the competitive-balance round.

How to watch Day 1 of the draft

When: Monday, June 3, 6 p.m. (preview show) 7 p.m. (draft)

TV: MLB Network


Over the last couple weeks, we previewed some potential selections:

College pitchers
Corner bats
High school pitchers
Up-the-middle bats

The Rays can spend up to $10,333,800 on their picks.

You can read some more of our draft content from this post on Sunday. As the Rays make picks, we will have new posts with information on their selections.

The Orioles will be on the clock with the No. 1 pick. Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman is the consensus top player available. It’s expected that there will be a run on position players to begin the draft.