Draft Primer: Who's Who and What's What

The Phillies and 29 other teams are prepped and ready for the First Year Player Draft, which will be conducted from the commissioner's office in New York City. To keep you up to date on the names you'll be hearing called, here's a look at the Philly Baseball News Pre-Draft coverage.

Prospect Interviews
Ryan Adams SS/2B Louisiana High Schooler
Robbie Alcombrack C Bear River High School, California
Dellin Betances RHP New York, New York
Gavin Brooks P Ranho Buena High School, California
David Christensen P Douglas High School, Florida
Andrew Clark P/1B New Palestine High School, Indiana
Hank Conger C California High Schooler
Jared Hughes RHP Long Beach State
Ryan Jackson SS Florida Christian High School, Florida
Cody Johnson 1B/OF Mosley High School, Panama City, FL
Kasey Kiker LHP Russell County High School, AL
Torre Langley C Alexander High School, Winston, GA
Matt LaPorta 1B/3B University of Florida
Matt Latos RHP Coconut Creek High School, Coconut Creek, FL
Brad Lincoln RHP University of Houston
Evan Longoria SS Long Beach State University
Chris Marrero 3B/SS Miami, FL
Brandon Morrow RHP University of California
Chris Parmalee P Chino Hills High School, California
Derrick Robinson OF PK Yonge High School, Florida
John Shelby 2B University of Kentucky
Jerry Sullivan RHP Budd Lake, New Jersey
Jordan Walden P Mansfield High School, Arlington, TX

June 5, 2006 Mock Draft: Round 3

June 4, 2006 Mock Draft: Round 2

June 3, 2006 Mock Draft: Round 1

February 6, 2006 Early Draft Projections: 2006 First Round

It's never too early to start looking at how the chips may fall on draft day and who the Phillies could wind up with in the first round.

October 31, 2005 2006 MLB Draft Preview #1

With the 2005 season in the books and the Tigers holding the sixth overall pick in next June's draft, it's time to take a very early sneak peek at some of the names to watch next spring.

August 15, 2005 Q&A With Jeremy Jeffres

Widely considered one of the best pitching prospects in high school, right-handed pitcher Jeremy Jeffress is armed with a fastball that not only sits in the mid 90's, but it has been clocked as high as 99 MPH already. Honored as one the nation's best high school players at the AFLAC All-American Classic, Jeffress sits down with us for a Q&A session.

August 12, 2005 AFLAC Classic Report: Day Three

The annual AFLAC All-American Classic home run derby, being played on two different days this season, began with its first round of eliminations on Friday afternoon. Thirty derby participants were whittled down to four and the final four was a little shocking, to say the least. Two catchers highlight the remaining final four.

August 11, 2005 AFLAC Classic Report: Day Two

Day two of the AFLAC Classic workouts began with speed trials for all the positional players followed by an inter-squad scrimmage between the East and West All-Stars. A few of the top, rising high school seniors are beginning to stand out above the rest, making their impressions on the on-looking Major League scouts, lasting ones.

August 10, 2005 AFLAC Classic Report: Day One

With the nation's top 38 rising high school seniors preparing to do battle in an East meets West showdown on Saturday in the 2005 AFLAC All-American Classic, we give you the highlights from the first day of workouts as we already begin our 2006 MLB pre-draft coverage.

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