2013 has brought us to the first week in June, which is quite the important week on the Major League Baseball calendar.
The first round of the MLB draft will take place on Thursday, June 6, with the Houston Astros selecting first.
Below is some basic viewing information if you choose to watch the draft itself.
When: June 6-8
Where: MLB Network's Studio 42; Secaucus, N.J.
Where to Watch: MLB Network
Here is the complete order of how the teams will pick in the first round on Thursday.
|7||Boston Red Sox|
|8||Kansas City Royals|
|10||Toronto Blue Jays|
|11||New York Mets|
|13||San Diego Padres|
|17||Chicago White Sox|
|18||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|19||St. Louis Cardinals|
|21||Tampa Bay Rays|
|25||San Francisco Giants|
|26||New York Yankees|
The teams picking with the picks from No. 28 to 33 received compensatory picks because of free-agent signings this offseason.
|28||St. Louis Cardinals||Departure of Kyle Lohse to Brewers|
|29||Tampa Bay Rays||Departure of B.J. Upton to Braves|
|30||Texas Rangers||Departure of Josh Hamilton to Angels|
|31||Atlanta Braves||Departure of Michael Bourn to Indians|
|32||New York Yankees||Departure of Nick Swisher to Indians|
|33||New York Yankees||Departure of Rafael Soriano to Nationals|
All five teams that acquired these six free agents were forced to forfeit a draft pick. The Brewers, Braves, Angels and Nationals all lost their first-round picks.
The Indians conceded their picks in the Competitive Balance Round B and in the second round proper.
There will also be six picks made in the Competitive Balance Round A before the second round begins.
|34||Kansas City Royals|
|35||Miami Marlins (from Pittsburgh)|
|39||Detroit Tigers (from Miami)|
Here is a link to the drafting order for Rounds 2 through 40 (via MLB.com).
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