The MLB entry draft will take place on June 10-11 and will be only 5 rounds instead of the usual 40. Next year's draft will only be 20 rounds. The strategical impact will play out this week. Free agent signings will become a thing or maybe it won't. Nobody knows just yet.
TBC will add draft data within a few days of the draft. It will mark 56 years of draft data, all available in the TBC Draft Register. Signing bonuses will be added towards the signing deadline of August 1. The reduction of minor league teams and draft rounds will cause a change to the MLB landscape and MLB will adjust to a new normal.
Whatever happens, the draft is our first actual baseball event since Spring Training 1.0 ended in mid-March.
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