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Your guide to the 2015 MLB Draft and the Minnesota Twins

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Okay, the draft is today. What do you need to know? We've got it all right here.

Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

In a little less than ten hours, the 2015 MLB Draft will get underway. The players who are considered to be the best in the United States, Canada, and the best among foreign-born players enrolled in a United States high school, will go quickly at the top of the draft. Minnesota picks near the top once again, drafting in the top six for the fourth year in a row, so the Twins will have their choice of a number of talented players.

Where can I follow the draft?

First round

Date: Monday, June 8
Time: 6:00pm CST
TV: MLB Network
Streaming: MLB.com

Rounds 3 - 10

Date: Tuesday, June 9
Time: 12:00pm CST
Streaming: MLB.com

Rounds 11 - 40

Date: Wednesday, June 10
Time: 11:00am CST
Streaming: MLB.com

Where do the Twins pick?

Monday: #6 overall, #73
Tuesday: #80, #110, #140, #170, #200, #230, #260; #290
Wednesday: #320, #350, #380, #410, #440, #470, #500, #530, #560, #590, #620, #650, #680, #710, #740, #770, #800, #830, #860, #890, #920, #950, #980, #1010, #1040, #1070, #1100, #1130, #1160, #1190

Who should I follow on Twitter?

Twins-specific: LaVelle E. Neal IIIMike BerardinoDarren WolfsonPhil MillerDerek WetmoreTyler MasonDustin MorseDave St. PeterMinnesota Twins

MLB: MLB DraftJonathan MayoJim CallisBernie PleskoffKen RosenthalJon HeymanBuster OlneyKeith LawBaseball America

Who will the Twins take?

The issues here are that A) nobody knows for sure who will go number one, although Dansby Swanson seems to be the most popular choice, and B) as a result it's very difficult to predict what the teams will do at two, three, four, and five. But in no particular order, these players seem to be the front-runners for the Twins at number six:

  • Kolby Allard, LHP
  • Alex Bregman, SS
  • Dzz Cameron, OF
  • Carson Fulmer, RHP
  • Jon Harris, RHP
  • Tyler Jay, LHP
  • Dillon Tate, RHP
  • Kyle Tucker, OF
There are other names that have been brought up (Kyle Funkhouser, James Kaprielian, Trenton Clark, Garrett Whitley), but the eight names above have been the most popular. For those wondering - nobody sees Brady Aiken going to Minnesota, but that doesn't mean it won't happen.

Twinkie Town draft coverage

We'll have an open thread for you tonight. In the mean time, here's a look at our coverage so far this year:


We'll be getting to a little more pre-draft coverage here today, so be sure to stick around.