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The search for the prototypical corner infielder in the First-Year Player Draft can be an elusive quest. This year's group of such players is no exception, as most believe the demand will outpace who's available.
Colin Moran is the third baseman for North Carolina, one of the higher-ranked teams in college baseball. He's also B.J. Surhoff's nephew, and he's following nearly the same path as his uncle.
Among the high school pitchers -- the highest risk-reward part of any Draft -- right-hander Kohl Stewart from Texas and lefty Trey Ball from Indiana have broken away from the pack and left the others behind. There are some other potential first-rounders, enough to allow this year's first round to at least match that of last year, when five high school pitchers were selected
Hunter Harvey is ready for two of the biggest events of his life. First the 18-year-old will graduate from high school on Friday.. Less than two weeks later, he'll take the first step toward his future career -- the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, set for June 6-8 in New York.
The Cubs are finalizing prep work for the First-Year Player Draft, to be held June 6, and Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations, led a group of front office executives to Oklahoma to meet Wednesday with right-handed pitcher Jonathan Gray.
Major League Baseball announced that former All-Star Bob Boone and front-office executive Johnny DiPuglia will represent the Nationals at the upcoming 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
Fittingly, one of the top Draft picks in Giants history will help represent the club at next month's Major League Baseball 2013 First-Year Player Draft, as Will Clark will be the team's standard-bearer along with Tony Siegle, San Francisco's senior advisor of baseball operations.
Former Cardinals pitcher Ryan Franklin, now an assistant to general manager John Mozeliak, has been helping the organization as it scouts potential picks for the upcoming First-Year Player Draft. His Draft-related work won't end there.
Mariners Hall of Famer Alvin Davis has been selected to represent the club at the 2013 First-Year Player Draft on June 6 at MLB Network's Studio 42 in Secaucus, N.J.
Five-time All-Star and two-time American League MVP Frank Thomas will represent the White Sox at the First-Year Player Draft on June 6.
The Blue Jays will be represented at the coming First-Year Player Draft by former first baseman Fred McGriff. The Blue Jays have the 10th overall pick in the June Draft, which will take place June 6-8.
Former American League Fireman of the Year Ken Sanders, who pitched three seasons for the Brewers, including their inaugural 1970 campaign, will represent the club on the first day of next month's First-Year Player Draft.
David Eckstein, who spent four seasons as an Angel and was a member of the 2002 World Series championship squad, will represent the Angels at the 2013 Draft.
A decorated member of the Astros' past and one of the men tasked with scouting the franchise's future will help usher in the next crop of Houston Astros, as Jose Cruz and Oz Ocampo will represent the Astros at the MLB First-Year Player Draft.
Roberto Hernandez, the former Rays relief pitcher -- not the current Rays starter -- will represent Tampa Bay at the 2013 First-Year Player Draft.
Hall of Famer Tom Lasorda and current senior advisor Charlie Hough will represent the Dodgers at MLB's 2013 Draft next month.
The Red Sox will have former captain Jason Varitek as one of their representatives at this year's First-Year Player Draft, which starts June 6 in Secaucus, N.J.
The Twins have the No. 4 overall selection in the Draft, which begins on June 6. It comes on the heels of the club having the No. 2 overall pick last year, when they took rising star Byron Buxton.
Reds great and front-office member Eric Davis will be representing the club when it makes its first-round selection in next month's First-Year Player Draft.
The Pirates will be represented on the first day of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft by former pitcher Kent Tekulve, who had 70 wins and 158 saves with the Bucs from 1974-1985, and pro scout Rob Guzik.
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