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2019 MLB draft order set

2019 MLB Draft

The 2019 MLB draft order is set with the 2018 regular season complete. The draft order is based on the regular-season standings in 2018, with the Baltimore Orioles, who had the worst record, receiving the top pick to the Boston Red Sox, who had the league’s best record, selecting at No. 33.

The Atlanta Braves, Arizona Diamondback and Los Angeles Dodgers received first-round compensation picks for not signing their first-round selections in 2018.

Here’s the order for the first round of the 2019 MLB draft:

1. Orioles (47-115)
2. Royals (58-104)
3. White Sox (62-100)
4. Marlins (63-98)
5. Tigers (64-98)
6. Padres (66-96)
7. Reds (67-95)
8. Rangers (67-95)
9. Braves (Comp. pick for not signing 2018 first-round pick Carter Stewart)
10. Giants (73-89)
11. Blue Jays (73-89)
12. Mets (77-85)
13. Twins (78-84)
14. Phillies (80-82)
15. Angels (80-82)
16. Diamondbacks (82-80)
17. Nationals (82-80)
18. Pirates (82-79)
19. Cardinals (88-74)
20. Mariners (89-73)
21. Braves (90-72)
22. Rays (90-72)
23. Rockies (91-72)
24. Indians (91-71)
25. Dodgers (92-71)
26. Diamondbacks (Comp. pick for not signing 2018 first-round pick Matt McLain)
27. Cubs (95-68)
28. Brewers (96-67)
29. Athletics (97-65)
30. Yankees (100-62)
31. Dodgers (Comp. pick for not signing 2018 first-round pick J.T. Ginn)
32. Astros (103-59)

*The Boston Red Sox surpassed the luxury tax threshold by over $40 million, which means their first-round pick will drop 10 places. Their first pick will be the 44th selection.

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