2018 Draft Order

The new Collective Bargaining Agreement changed draft pick compensation rules significantly. No longer do teams forfeit their first round draft picks to sign free agents. All first rounders are protected. Now the level of draft pick compensation is tied to team payroll and the free agent’s contract. It’s pretty convoluted. Here are the new rules.

I’ll update this page as teams gain and lose draft picks this offseason via free agent compensation, with updates made after teams officially announce signings via press release. The first round will stay the same, but the other rounds will not. The Yankees picks are in bold. If you have any questions, you can email me at mike (at) riveraveblues (dot) com.

First Round

  1. Tigers
  2. Giants
  3. Phillies
  4. White Sox
  5. Reds
  6. Mets
  7. Padres
  8. Braves
  9. Athletics
  10. Pirates
  11. Orioles
  12. Blue Jays
  13. Marlins
  14. Mariners
  15. Rangers
  16. Rays
  17. Angels
  18. Royals
  19. Cardinals
  20. Twins
  21. Brewers
  22. Rockies
  23. YANKEES
  24. Cubs
  25. Diamondbacks
  26. Red Sox
  27. Nationals
  28. Astros
  29. Indians
  30. Dodgers
  31. Competitive Balance Round A

  32. Pirates
  33. Rays (compensation for failing to sign 2017 Competitive Balance Round A pick Drew Rasmussen)
  34. Orioles
  35. Padres
  36. Diamondbacks
  37. Royals
  38. Indians
  39. Rockies
  40. Cardinals
  41. Second Round

  42. Tigers
  43. Giants
  44. Phillies
  45. White Sox
  46. Reds
  47. Mets
  48. Padres
  49. Braves
  50. Athletics
  51. Pirates
  52. Orioles
  53. Blue Jays
  54. Marlins
  55. Mariners
  56. Rangers
  57. Rays
  58. Angels
  59. Royals
  60. Cardinals
  61. Twins
  62. Brewers
  63. Rockies
  64. YANKEES
  65. Cubs
  66. Diamondbacks
  67. Red Sox
  68. Nationals
  69. Astros
  70. Indians
  71. Dodgers
  72. Competitive Balance Round B

  73. Marlins
  74. Athletics
  75. Rays
  76. Reds
  77. Brewers
  78. Twins
  79. Third Round (and each round thereafter)

  80. Tigers
  81. Giants
  82. Phillies
  83. White Sox
  84. Reds
  85. Mets
  86. Padres
  87. Braves
  88. Athletics
  89. Pirates
  90. Orioles
  91. Blue Jays
  92. Marlins
  93. Mariners
  94. Rangers
  95. Rays
  96. Angels
  97. Royals
  98. Cardinals
  99. Twins
  100. Brewers
  101. Rockies
  102. YANKEES
  103. Cubs
  104. Diamondbacks
  105. Red Sox
  106. Nationals
  107. Astros
  108. Indians
  109. Dodgers

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Only nine players received the $17.4M qualifying offer prior to this year’s deadline, none of whom are Yankees. Here are the nine qualified free agents:

  • Jake Arrieta, Cubs
  • Lorenzo Cain, Royals
  • Alex Cobb, Rays
  • Wade Davis, Cubs
  • Greg Holland, Rockies
  • Eric Hosmer, Royals
  • Lance Lynn, Cardinals
  • Mike Moustakas, Royals
  • Carlos Santana, Indians

All nine rejected the qualifying offer and are tied to draft pick compensation.

Last Updated: 11/18/17