MLB Draft 2015: Live Feed

Baseball Essential writer Aaron Cornielle is at the MLB Studios to cover the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. Keep this page open in your browser for live coverage of all of the first day’s picks.

And while you wait for updates, check out these other bits of draft coverage from the Baseball Essential team:

Draft Guide and Final Mock Draft, by James Meslener

Fifty Years of the Major League Draft, by Gershon Rabinowitz


Jun 8, 2015 2:12 PM

Aaron – Hi, everyone. I will be bringing you live updates from Studio 42 in Secaucus, NJ.


Jun 8, 2015 2:59 PM

Live from Studio 42, the 2015 MLB Draft is LIVE.


Jun 8, 2015 3:07 PM

The Diamondbacks are on the clock.


Jun 8, 2015 3:11 PM

With the first overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Arizona Diamondbacks select Dansby Swanson – SS – Vanderbilt.


Jun 8, 2015 3:17 PM

With the second overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Houston Astros select Alex Bregman – SS – LSU.


Jun 8, 2015 3:24 PM

With the third overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Colorado Rockies select Brendan Rodgers – SS – Lake Mary HS.


Jun 8, 2015 3:32 PM

With the fourth overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Texas Rangers select Dillon Tate – RHP – UC Santa Barbara.


Jun 8, 2015 3:37 PM

With the fifth overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Houston Astros select Kyle Tucker– OF – Plant HS.


Jun 8, 2015 3:43 PM

With the sixth overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Minnesota Twins select Tyler Jay – LHP – Illinois.


Jun 8, 2015 3:50 PM

With the seventh overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Boston Red Sox select Andrew Benintendi – OF – Arkansas.


Jun 8, 2015 3:55 PM

With the eighth overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Chicago White Sox select Carson Fulmer – RHP – Vanderbilt.


Jun 8, 2015 4:00 PM

With the ninth overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Chicago Cubs select Ian Happ – OF – Cincinnati.


Jun 8, 2015 4:04 PM

With the tenth overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Philadelphia Phillies select Cornelius Randolph – SS – Griffin HS.


Jun 8, 2015 4:09 PM

With the 11th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Cincinnati Reds select Tyler Stephenson – C – Kennesaw Mountain HS.


Jun 8, 2015 4:16 PM

With the 12th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Miami Marlins select Josh Naylor – 1B – St. Joan of Arc HS.


Jun 8, 2015 4:21 PM

With the 13th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Tampa Bay Rays select Garret Whitley – OF – Niskayuna HS.


Jun 8, 2015 4:21 PM

Garret Whitley is in attendance tonight. He’s got the spotlight right now.


Jun 8, 2015 4:28 PM

With the 14th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Atlanta Braves select Kolby Allard – LHP – San Clemente HS.


Jun 8, 2015 4:32 PM

With the 15th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Milwaukee Brewers select Trent Clark – OF – Richland HS.


Jun 8, 2015 4:39 PM

With the 16th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the New York Yankees select James Kaprielian – RHP – UCLA.


Jun 8, 2015 4:44 PM

With the 17th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Cleveland Indians select Brady Aiken – LHP – IMG Academy.


Jun 8, 2015 4:50 PM

With the 18th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the San Francisco Giants select Phil Bickford – RHP – CC of Southern Nevada.


Jun 8, 2015 4:55 PM

With the 19th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates select Kevin Newman – SS – Arizona.


Jun 8, 2015 5:01 PM

With the 20th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Oakland Athletics select Richie Martin – SS – Florida.


Jun 8, 2015 5:02 PM

Martin is the sixth shortstop selected tonight. (Swanson, Bregamn, Rodgers, Randolph, Newman).


Jun 8, 2015 5:10 PM

With the 21st overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Kansas City Royals select Ashe Russell – RHP – Cathedral HS.


Jun 8, 2015 5:10 PM

Russell is in attendance tonight as well. Dazzling red jacket on.


Jun 8, 2015 5:16 PM

With the 22nd overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Detroit Tigers select Beau Burrows  – RHP – Weatherford HS.


Jun 8, 2015 5:23 PM

With the 23rd overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the St. Louis Cardinals select Nick Plummer – OF – Brother Rice HS.


Jun 8, 2015 5:27 PM

With the 24th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Los Angeles Dodgers select Walker Buehler – RHP – Vanderbilt.


Jun 8, 2015 5:28 PM

That’s the third Vanderbilt product drafted tonight. (Swanson, Fulmer).


Jun 8, 2015 5:32 PM

With the 25th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Baltimore Orioles select D.J. Stewart – OF – Florida State.


Jun 8, 2015 5:38 PM

With the 26th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Los Angeles Angels select Taylor Ward – C – Fresno State.


Jun 8, 2015 5:40 PM

Compensation picks are next. The Rockies are on the clock with the 27th pick, coming from the Mets, who signed Michael Cuddyer and forfeited their first-round pick.


Jun 8, 2015 5:42 PM

With the 27th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Colorado Rockies select Mike Nikorak – RHP – Stroudsburgh High School.


Jun 8, 2015 5:43 PM

Nikorak is the fourth and last draft attendee to be selected tonight. Room goes bananas for the RHP.


Jun 8, 2015 5:47 PM

Braves are up next with number 28. Twins signed Ervin Santana and forfeited second round pick.


Jun 8, 2015 5:55 PM

With the 28th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, Atlanta Braves select Mike Soroka – RHP – Bishop Carroll HS.


Jun 8, 2015 5:56 PM

With the 29th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, Toronto Blue Jays select Jon Harris – RHP – Missouri State.


Jun 8, 2015 6:01 PM

With the 30th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the New York Yankees select Kyle Holder – SS – San Diego.


Jun 8, 2015 6:05 PM

With the 31st overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the San Francisco Giants select Chris Shaw – OF – Boston College.


Jun 8, 2015 6:10 PM

With the 32nd overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates select Ke’Bryan Hayes – 3B – Concordia Lutheran HS.


Jun 8, 2015 6:16 PM

With the 33rd overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Kansas City Royals select Nolan Watson – RHP – Lawrence North HS.


Jun 8, 2015 6:20 PM

With the 34th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Detroit Tigers select Christin Stewart – OF – Tennessee.


Jun 8, 2015 6:25 PM

With the 35th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Los Angeles Dodgers select Kyle Funkhouser – RHP – Louisville.


Jun 8, 2015 6:30 PM

With the 36th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Baltimore Orioles select Ryan Mountcastle – SS/3B – Winter Springs HS.


Jun 8, 2015 6:33 PM

Round one is over with Orioles’ pick of Mountcastle. We now move on to the Competitive Balance Round A. Astros, Rockies, Cardinals, Brewers, and Indians are set to pick here, in that order.


Jun 8, 2015 6:43 PM

With the 37th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Houston Astros select Daz Cameron – OF – Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy.


Jun 8, 2015 6:44 PM

Daz is former Major Leaguer Mike Cameron’s son.


Jun 8, 2015 6:45 PM

With the 38th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Colorado Rockies select Tyler Nevin – 3B – Poway HS.


Jun 8, 2015 6:45 PM

Tyler is former Major League Phil Nevin’s son.


Jun 8, 2015 6:46 PM

With the 39th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the St. Louis Cardinals select Jake Woodford – RHP – Plant HS.


Jun 8, 2015 6:48 PM

With the 40th overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Milwaukee Brewers select Nathan Kirby – LHP – Virginia.


Jun 8, 2015 6:50 PM

With the 41st overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Atlanta Braves select Austin Riley – 3B – DeSoto Central.


Jun 8, 2015 6:52 PM

With the 42nd overall pick of the 2015 MLB Draft, the Cleveland Indians Triston McKenzie – RHP – Royal Palm Beach HS.


Jun 8, 2015 6:53 PM

With this pick, the Indians wrap up the Competitive Balance Round A. A brief break is expected next.


Jun 8, 2015 6:55 PM

From Studio 42 in Secaucus, NJ, we are excited to call it a night. Thank you all who followed the 2015 MLB Draft with us. Good night.

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