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June 5, 2008 at 2:43 PM

MLB Draft is underway

The 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft is underway and so far the first 15 picks have been selected. Here is a rundown of the top 15 selections.

1. Tampa Bay - Tim Beckham- SS, Griffin HS (GA)
2. Pittsburgh - Pedro Alvarez- 3B, Vanderbilt University
3. Kansas City - Eric Hosmer- 1B, American Heritage School (FL)
4. Baltimore - Brian Matusz- LHP, University of San Diego
5. San Francisco - Buster Posey- C, Florida State
6. Florida - Kyle Skipworth- C, Patriot HS (CA)
7. Cincinnati - Yonder Alonso- 1B, University of Miami
8. Chicago (AL) - Gordon Beckham- SS, University of Georgia
9. Washington - Aaron Crow- RHP, University of Missouri
10. Houston - Jason Castro- C, Stanford University
11. Texas - Justin Smoak- 1B, University of South Carolina
12. Oakland - Jemile Weeks- 2B, University of Miami
13. St. Louis - Brett Wallace- 3B, Arizona State University
14. Minnesota - Aaron Hicks- OF, Woodrow Wilson HS (CA)
15. Los Angeles (NL) - Ethan Martin- RHP, Stephens County School (GA)