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June 13, 2017 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 Tanner Houck and Cole Brannen among the 75 players selected. Boston will have eight picks on Tuesday, beginning with the 101st selection. There are 16 players currently remaining on the board who are ranked in the top 70 of the Baseball America Top 500 and/or the Top 200

Nick Allen (BA #29, MLB #30), SS Francis Parker School, San Diego, CA
Blayne Enlow (BA #33, MLB #29), RHP St. Amant (LA) HS
Tanner Burns (BA #38, MLB #39), RHP Decatur (AL) HS
Brady McConnell (BA #39,), SS Merritt Island (FL) HS
Tristan Beck (BA #41, MLB #53), RHP Stanford
Jacob Heatherly (BA #63, MLB #45), LHP Cullman (AL) HS
Evan Skoug (MLB #48), C Texas Christian University
Alex Scherff (BA #59, MLB #52), RHP Colleyville (TX) Heritage HS
Daniel Cabrera (MLB #55), OF Parkview Baptista HS, Baton Rouge, LA
Jacob Pearson (MLB #56), OF West Monroe (LA) HS
Garrett Mitchell (BA #62, MLB #54), OF Orange (CA) Lutheran HS
James Marinan (BA #58, MLB #65), RHP Park Vista HS, Lake Worth, FL
Blaine Knight (MLB #59), RHP Arkansas
Matt Tabor (BA #60, MLB #69), RHP Milton (MA) Academy
K.J. Harrison (BA #68), 1B/C Oregon State
Jake Eder (BA #69, MLB #66), Calvary Christian Academy, Fort Lauderdale, FL

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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