Draft Order MLB: 2018 MLB Draft Order Round 1: 1. Detroit Tigers: Casey Mize, P, Auburn, 2. San Francisco Giants: Joey Bart, C, Georgia Tech, 3. Philadelphia Phillies: Alec Bohm, 3B, Wichita State, 4. Chicago White Sox: Nick Madrigal, SS, Oregon State, 5. Cincinnati Reds: Jonathan India, 3B, Florida, 6. New York Mets: Jarred Kelenic, LF, Waukesha West HS (WI), 7. San Diego Padres: Ryan Weathers, P, Loretto HS (TN), 8. Atlanta Braves: Carter Stewart, P, EAU Gallie HS (FL), 9. Oakland Athletics: Kyler Murray, RF, Oklahoma, 10. Pittsburgh Pirates: Travis Swaggerty, CF, South Alabama, 11. : Grayson Rodriguez, SP, Central Heights HS (TX), 12. Toronto Blue Jays: Jordan Groshans, SS, Magnolia HS (TX), 13. Miami Marlins: Connor Scott, CF, Plant HS (FL), 14. Seattle Mariners: Logan Gilbert, P, Stetson, 15. Texas Rangers: Cole Winn, P, Orange Lutheran HS (CA), 16. Tampa Bay Rays: Matthew Liberatore, P, Mountain Ridge HS (AZ), 17. Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim: Jordyn Adams, RF, Green Hope HS (NC), 18. Kansas City Royals: Brady Singer, P, Florida, 19. St. Louis Cardinals: Nolan Gorman, 3B, O'Connor HS (AZ), 20. Minnesota Twins: Trevor Larnach, RF, Oregon State, 21. Milwaukee Brewers: Brice Turang, SS, Santiago HS (CA), 22. Colorado Rockies: Ryan Rolison, P, Ole Miss, 23. New York Yankees: Anthony Siegler, C, Cartersville HS (GA), 24. Chicago Cubs: Nico Hoerner, SS, Stanford, 25. Arizona Diamondbacks: Matt McClain, SS, Beckman HS (CA), 26. Boston Red Sox: Tirston Casas, 1B, American Heritage HS (FL), 27. Washington Nationals: Mason Denaburg, P, Merritt Island HS (FL), 28. Houston Astros: Seth Beer, RF, Clemson, 29. Cleveland Indians: Noah Naylor, C, St. Joan Of Arc Catholic HS (ON), 30. Los Angeles Dodgers: J.T. Ginn, P, Brandon HS (MS), 31. Tampa Bay Rays (Compensation Pick): Shane McClanahan, P, South Florida, 32. Tampa Bay Rays (Compensation Pick): Nick Schnell, CF, Roncalli HS (IN), 33. Kansas City Royals (Compensation Pick): Jackson Kowar, P, Florida, 34. Kansas City Royals (Compensation Pick): Daniel Lynch, P, Virginia, 35. Cleveland Indians (Compensation Pick): Ethan Hankins, P, Forsyth Central HS (GA), 36. Pittsburgh Pirates (Compensation Pick): Gunner Hogland, P, Fivay HS (FL), 37. (Compensation Pick): Caydn Greenier, SS, Oregon State, 38. San Diego Padres (Compensation Pick): Xavier Edwards, SS, North Broward Prep HS (FL), 39. Arizona Diamondbacks (Compensation Pick): Jake McCarthy, RF, Virginia, 40. Kansas City Royals (Compensation Pick): Kris Bubic, P, Stanford, 41. Cleveland Indians (Compensation Pick): Lenny Torres Jr., P, Beacon HS (NY), 42. Colorado : Grant Levine, P, Bedford HS (NH), 43. St. Louis Cardinals (Compensation Pick): Griffin Roberts, P, Wake Forest

2018 MLB Draft Results

Round 1 Picks 31-43

Chris Ransom follow @DraftUtopia Last Updated: June 4, 2018.

  1. Tampa Bay Rays: Shane McClanahan, P, South Florida A+ Grade

    Shane McClanahan redshirted in 2016 after dominating as a high school pitcher in Florida due to injuries. McClanahan went 4-2 with a 3.20 ERA and 104 strikeouts in 2017 in his first full season as a starting pitcher.

    McClanahan has pitched 34.2 innings with a 3-2 record so far in 2018 with a 1.56 ERA. He also has 1 perfect game which was a complete game shutout in 2018. McClanahan clocked at 100 miles per hour prior to the 2018 season so both his 4-seam fastball and 2-seam fastball can go up to 100 miles per hour. He possesses excellent delivery and command on his fastball.

    Most of the time he throws a 96-mile per hour 4-seam fastball and a 95-mile per hour 2-seam fastball. He's capable of getting both up to 100 miles per hour. He also possesses a nice 85-mile per hour slider and a 75-mile per hour changeup. You want to see him develop his curveball more and improve his command on some pitches, but his delivery and mechanics are incredible. One scout believes his mechanics compare to Greg Maddux.

    Well fast forward two months later McClanahan has an ERA of 8.24 in conference play at South Florida. He's now 2-4 since starting the season 3-2 now with a 5-6 record and a 3.56 ERA after previously having a 1.56 ERA. McClanahan is still a top ten talent, but his sloppy play as of late will cause him to go from being that sure fire top 5 pick to a borderline top 10 selection.

  2. Tampa Bay Rays: Nick Schnell, CF, Roncalli HS (IN) D Grade

    Nick Schnell is a reach here. Schnell is someone who the Rays can develop and they got 2 top 10 picks so that's why they got spared of an F grade.

  3. Kansas City Royals: Jackson Kowar, P, Florida A+ Grade

    Jackson Kowar is a top 25 talent. The Royals got a huge steal and re-united Kowar with Brady Singer.

  4. Kansas City Royals: Daniel Lynch, P, Virginia A Grade

    Daniel Lynch is the ace on Virginia's staff. I'm giving the Royals an A grade here.

  5. Cleveland Indians: Ethan Hankins, P, Forsyth Central HS (GA) A+ Grade

    Ethan Hankins has the upside to be an MLB All Star down the road. At the same time there are questions with his durability and velocity despite the fact that he's healthy and pitching again.

    Hankins is the guy I would take here. Cleveland is getting a huge steal here at 35.

  6. Pittsburgh Pirates: Gunner Hogland, P, Fivay HS (FL) F Grade

    Gunner Hogland is a reach here. Pittsburgh gets another F grade.

  7. Baltimore Orioles: Caydn Greenier, SS, Oregon State B Grade

    Caydn Greenier is a solid pick here. I'll give this a B grade.

  8. San Diego Padres: Xavier Edwards, SS, North Broward Prepatory HS (FL) B Grade

    The Padres did an awesome job getting Xavier Edwards here. This is a solid value pick to groom while Freddy Galvis plays out his contract.

  9. Arizona Diamondbacks: Jake McCarthy, RF, Virginia B Grade

    Jake McCarthy is Virginia's best prospect. Solid pick that warrants a B grade here.

  10. Kansas City Royals: Kris Bubic, P, Stanford A Grade

    I had Bubic going to the Royals at 31. There were better players on the board, but Bubic warrants an A grade at the very worst.

  11. Cleveland Indians: Lenny Torres Jr., P, Beacon HS (NY) A- Grade

    I had a second round grade on Lenny Torres Jr. He weas the best player in the state of New York and made the top 50 so this is a good pick.

  12. Colorado Rockies: Grant Levine, P, Bedford HS (NH) F Grade

    Huge reach by the Rockies here. Nobody ever out of New Hampshire got picked this high.

  13. St. Louis Cardinals: Griffin Roberts, P, Wake Forest A Grade

    Griffin Roberts is a great value pick to wrap up the first round. I really like this pick for the Cardinals at 43.

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