MLB Draft 2012 Live Stream: Online Viewing Info and More

Timothy RappFeatured ColumnistJune 4, 2012

OMAHA, NE - JUNE 27:  Catcher Robert Beary #4 of the South Carolina Gamecocks makes the out against Mike Zunino #3 of the Florida Gators in the 9th inning during game 1 of the men's 2011 NCAA College Baseball World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha on June 27, 2011 in Omaha, Nebraska.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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All right, you WARmongers, scouts in training and MLB mock drafters, your day is finally here—the 2012 MLB draft is upon us.

I'm excited too.

And luckily for you, you'll be able to watch it even if you can't find your way to a television. That's right, folks— is live-streaming the event.

But there is more you need to know with regard to this draft. Consider the below your full online viewing guide, with the draft's schedule, a few vital Twitter accounts you should be following during the process and some other tidbits along the way.



Date Time Rounds Television Streaming
Monday, June 4th 7:00 p.m. ET 1 MLB Network
Tuesday, June 5th 12:00 p.m. ET 2-15 n/a
Wednesday, June 6th 12:00 p.m. ET 16-40 n/a


@MLBDraft: MLB's official Twitter account for the MLB draft. Obviously an account you should be following.


Jonathan Mayo: draft writer.


Keith Law:'s prospect guru.


Jason A. Churchill: Handles ESPN Insider's MLB draft blog.


Jim Callis: Executive editor for Baseball America and draft expert.


Kevin Goldstein: Draft expert for Baseball Prospectus and wearer of a groovy hat in his Twitter picture.


Zachary D. Rymer and Adam Wells: Bleacher Report dudes and baseball junkies sure to entertain you and provide some interesting information during the draft.


Notes and Tidbits You Can Share With Your Friends to Sound Smarter

  • In his senior season, top high-school prospect and potential top-overall pick Byron Buxton hit .513 with 17 doubles, 35 RBI and 38 stolen bases (via ESPNHS).
  • Shortstop prospect Carlos Correa scored a 1560 on his SAT (per ESPN Deportes).
  • Outfield prospect Albert Almora hit .606 with six homers and 35 RBI in 23 games during his senior year (via
  • Florida catcher Mike Zunino was the SEC Player of the Year in 2011 and followed that up by hitting .323 with 16 home runs and 55 RBI his junior season (per the Star Tribune).
  • In 15 starts this season, LSU pitcher Kevin Gausman went 10-1 in 107.2 innings pitched with a 2.84 ERA, 125 strikeouts and only 24 walks.
  • Read this article from Adam Berry of about high-school prospect Lance McCullers. This kid's athleticism is the stuff of legend.


Enjoy the draft, everyone!


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