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June 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Best available players: Day two

The first day of the MLB first-year player draft has passed, with Red Sox picks Jason Groome and C.J. Chatham among the 77 players selected. Boston will have eight picks on Friday, beginning with the 88th selection. There are 20 players currently remaining on the board who are ranked in the top 70 of the Baseball America Top 500 and Top 200

Jared Horn (BA #32, MLB #34), RHP Vintage HS (Cal.)
Drew Mendoza (BA #43, MLB #36), SS/3B Lake Minneola HS (Fla.)
Corbin Burnes (BA #57, MLB #39),  RHP St. Mary's (CA)
Jon Duplantier (BA #51, MLB #44), RHP Rice
Austin Hays  (BA #47), OF Jacksonville
Cole Stobbe (MLB #47), SS Millard West HS (Neb.)
Heath Quinn (BA #48, MLB #55), OF Samford
Jesus Luzardo (BA #50), LHP Douglas HS, Parkland, Fla.
Thomas Jones (BA #58, MLB #53), OF Laurens HS (SC)
Kyle Funkhouser (MLB #58), RHP, Louisville
Connor Capel (BA #62),  OF Seven Lakes HS, Katy, TX
Sean Murphy (BA #63), C Wright State
Jameson Fisher (BA #64), OF Southeastern Louisiana
Bryson Brigman (MLB #64), 2B University of San Diego
Zach Jackson (MLB #66), RHP Arkansas
Nolan Martinez (BA #67), RHP Culver City (Calif.) HS Calif.
Jeff Belge (BA #68), LHP Henninger HS, Syracuse, NY
Cooper Johnson (MLB #68), C Carmel Catholic HS, Mundelein, Ill.
Braeden Ogle (BA #69), LHP Jensen Beach HS (Fla.)
Chad Hockin (MLB #70), RHP, Cal State Fullerton

Live coverage of the draft begins today at at 12:30, with the first selection taking place at 1:00. Follow all of the action at

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