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June 6, 2011 at 6:39 PM

2011 MLB Amateur Draft picks 1-16

The 2011 MLB Amateur Draft is underway on Day 1 and the first 16 picks have been made in the first round. The Pittsburgh Pirates had the first overall selection for the first time since 2002 and selected UCLA RHP Gerrit Cole, who was originally drafted 28th overall in 2008 by the New York Yankees but failed to come to terms. Here is a rundown of the first 16 picks of the first round.

1. Pittsburgh Pirates - Gerrit Cole, RHP, UCLA
2. Seattle Mariners - Danny Hultzen, LHP, University of Virginia
3. Arizona Diamondbacks - Trevor Bauer, RHP, UCLA
4. Baltimore Orioles - Dylan Bundy, RHP, Owasso HS (OK)
5. Kansas City Royals - Bubba Starling, OF, Gardner-Edgerton HS (KS)
6. Washington Nationals - Anthony Rendon, 3B, Rice University
7. Arizona Diamondbacks - Archie Bradley, RHP, Broken Arrow HS (OK)
8. Cleveland Indians - Francisco Lindor, SS, Montverde Academy (FL)
9. Chicago Cubs - Javier Baez, SS, Arlington Country Day School (FL)
10. San Diego Padres - Cory Spangenberg, 2B, Indian River State College (FL)
11. Houston Astros - George Springer, OF, University of Connecticut
12. Milwaukee Brewers - Taylor Jungmann, RHP, University of Texas
13. New York Mets - Brandon Nimmo, OF, Cheyenne East HS (WY)
14. Florida Marlins - Jose Fernandez, RHP, Braulio Alonso HS (FL)
15. Milwaukee Brewers - Jed Bradley, LHP, Georgia Tech
16. Los Angeles Dodgers - Chris Reed, LHP, Stanford University

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