2008 major league baseball draft

2008 major league baseball draft

How The MLB Draft Works Thursday, June 5 (from 2 p.m. to approximately 9) and Friday, June 6 (from 11:30 a.m. until the end) Major League Baseball’s draft, known officially as the «first-year player draft,» is held every June, conducted mostly as a conference call by MLB with the 30 major league clubs. The clubs take turns selecting players in reverse order of their win-loss percentage from the previous season, regardless of league. For the second time ever, the first round of the draft (including the compensation round) will be conducted live in Orlando and will be broadcast by ESPN2.