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2017 MLB Draft: Start time, how to watch, live streaming, draft order

Find out when the Minnesota Twins will be making their first overall pick tonight, and how you can watch.

MLB First Year Player Draft Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

It’s MLB draft day! Did you hear the Minnesota Twins have the first overall pick this year? They do, because they were the worst team in baseball last year. Now, however? They’re in first place in the AL Central. It’s the first time a first place team has picked first overall since... the Minnesota Twins in 2001. Remember that? They picked some guy named Joe Mauer over Mark Prior, and everyone was incensed.

In past years the MLB Draft was held Thursday through Saturday, but this year it will take place Monday through Wednesday. Round 1, the Supplemental Round, and Round 2 will all take place tonight.

The gates at Target Field will open tonight at 5:30 pm CT, and the Twins will be showing the draft live on the jumbotron along with some other content.

Can’t get to Target Field in person? Here’s how you can follow all the drafting action from home:

Monday June 12: Rounds 1-2

Time - 6:00 pm CT

TV - MLB Network

Online -

Tuesday June 13: Rounds 3-10

Time - 12:00 pm CT

TV - None

Online -

Wednesday June 14: Rounds 11-40

Time - 11:00 am CT

TV - None

Online -

Of course, there’s more to the draft than just the Twins’ first-overall pick. For some reason all the other teams get to make picks too.

Here’s what the order will look like tonight:

Day 1 Draft Order

First Round

1. Minnesota Twins

2. Cincinnati Reds

3. San Diego Padres

4. Tampa Bay Rays

5. Atlanta Braves

6. Oakland Athletics

7. Arizona Diamondbacks

8. Philadelphia Phillies

9. Milwaukee Brewers

10. Los Angeles Angels

11. Chicago White Sox

12. Pittsburgh Pirates

13. Miami Marlins

14. Kansas City Royals

15. Houston Astros

16. New York Yankees

17. Seattle Mariners

18. Detroit Tigers

19. San Francisco Giants

20. New York Mets

21. Baltimore Orioles

22. Toronto Blue Jays

23. Los Angeles Dodgers

24. Boston Red Sox

25. Washington Nationals

26. Texas Rangers

27. Chicago Cubs

28. Toronto Blue Jays (Compensation for Edwin Encarnacion)

29. Texas Rangers (Compensation for Ian Desmond)

30. Chicago Cubs (Compensation for Dexter Fowler)

Competitive Balance Round A

31. Tampa Bay Rays

32. Cincinnati Reds

33. Oakland Athletics

34. Milwaukee Brewers

35. Minnesota Twins

36. Miami Marlins

Second Round

37. Minnesota Twins

38. Cincinnati Reds

39. San Diego Padres

40. Tampa Bay Rays

41. Atlanta Braves

42. Pittsburgh Pirates

43. Oakland Athletics

44. Arizona Diamondbacks

45. Philadelphia Phillies

46. Milwaukee Brewers

47. Los Angeles Angels

48. Colorado Rockies

49. Chicago White Sox

50. Pittsburgh Pirates

51. Miami Marlins

52. Kansas City Royals

53. Houston Astros

54. New York Yankees

55. Seattle Mariners

56. Houston Astros (Pick forfeited by Cardinals for hacking scandal)

57. Detroit Tigers

58. San Francisco Giants

59. New York Mets

60. Baltimore Orioles

61. Toronto Blue Jays

62. Los Angeles Dodgers

63. Boston Red Sox

64. Cleveland Indians

65. Washington Nationals

66. Texas Rangers

67. Chicago Cubs.

Competitive Balance Round B

68. Arizona Diamondbacks

69. San Diego Padres

70. Colorado Rockies

71. Cleveland Indians

72. Pittsburgh Pirates

73. Kansas City Royals

74. Baltimore Orioles

75. Houston Astros

Looking for more info about the draft and who the Twins might pick? Check out our draft section for complete coverage!