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2004 First-Year Player Draft 2004 First-Year Player Draft

2004 First-Year Player Draft
Draft History Draft Tracker

First-Year Player Draft coverage: Team-by-team

 AMERICAN LEAGUE:   EAST | CENTRAL | WEST  

East

  BLUE JAYS   • Complete list of picks
Jays turn focus to signing draftees
Jays go to school on Day 1 of draft
With Purcey, Jays get their man
Blue Jays draft preview

  DEVIL RAYS   • Complete list of picks
Devil Rays stock up on talent
Devil Rays load up on arms
Rays grab Niemann with first pick
Devil Rays draft preview

  ORIOLES   • Complete list of picks
O's draft 49 in marathon
Orioles stock up on arms
O's go with Townsend first
Orioles draft preview

  RED SOX   • Complete list of picks
Red Sox grab skipper's son
Red Sox feel good after Day 1
At No. 65, Red Sox take SS Pedroia
Red Sox draft preview

  YANKEES   • Complete list of picks
Pitching rules as Yanks complete draft
Yankees add arms on first day
Bombers take California righty
Yankees draft preview

Central

  INDIANS   • Complete list of picks
Tribe goes after pitching
Indians make their pitch for arms
Indians take left-handed turn
Indians draft preview

  ROYALS   • Complete list of picks
Royals get arms, big bat
KC gets impact bat, pitchers on Day 1
Royals take infielder, pitcher in first round
Royals draft preview

  TIGERS   • Complete list of picks
Tigers stick with college pitchers
Pitching is key for Tigers
Tigers select Justin Verlander
Tigers draft preview

  TWINS   • Complete list of picks
Twins optimistic about draft picks
Selections heavy on pitching
Twins acquire three in first round
Twins draft preview

  WHITE SOX   • Complete list of picks
White Sox draft some familiar names
White Sox draft lots of lefties
White Sox select OSU's Josh Fields
White Sox draft preview

West

  ANGELS   • Complete list of picks
Angels go athletic route in draft
Angels make a splash in draft
Angels make a splash with Weaver
Angels draft preview

  ATHLETICS   • Complete list of picks
A's wish list is fulfilled
A's go to college for first-rounders
A's take Landon Powell first
A's draft preview

  MARINERS   • Complete list of picks
Mariners finalize draft selections
Mariners pick familiar name
Mariners draft preview

  RANGERS   • Complete list of picks
Rangers add 32 picks on Day 2
Rangers find balance on Day 1
Rangers take Thomas Diamond first
Rangers draft preview
  NATIONAL LEAGUE:   EAST | CENTRAL | WEST  

East

  BRAVES   • Complete list of picks
Looking for 'diamond' in Day 2
Atlanta takes nine college players on first day
Braves draft Campbell at No. 71
Braves draft preview

  EXPOS   • Complete list of picks
Expos all smiles at end of draft
Expos go the college route in draft
Expos select Bray in first round
Expos draft preview

  MARLINS   • Complete list of picks
Marlins reel in some quality picks
Marlins reel in some quality picks
Marlins find their man in Tankersley
Marlins draft preview

  METS   • Complete list of picks
Mets favor experience in Day 2
Mets stock up on arms on Day 1 of draft
Mets select Humber with top pick
Mets draft preview

  PHILLIES   • Complete list of picks
Phillies stay in college on Day 2
Phillies pleased with Day 1 haul
Phillies select speedy outfielder
Phillies draft preview

Central

  ASTROS   • Complete list of picks
Astros put the wraps on draft selections
Astros load up on position players
Astros take Pence with first pick
Astros draft preview

  BREWERS   • Complete list of picks
Brewers take 12 high schoolers
Brewers take Rogers in first round
Brewers draft preview

  CARDINALS   • Complete list of picks
Cards tap high school after college focus
Cards take 18 college players
Cards take college pitcher Lambert
Cardinals draft preview

  CUBS   • Complete list of picks
Cubs fill gaps in First-Year Player draft
Cubs' draft is all in the family on Day 1
Cubs select Notre Dame pitcher Grant
Cubs draft preview

  PIRATES   • Complete list of picks
Pirates select 50 players in draft
Bucs target power arms, speed
Pirates select Neil Walker
Pirates draft preview

  REDS   • Complete list of picks
Reds pleased with draft picks
Bailey, Szymanski top Reds' picks
Reds pick Homer Bailey No. 7
Reds draft preview

West

  DIAMONDBACKS   • Complete list of picks
D-Backs complete draft efforts
First day brings a bit of everything
D-Backs select Drew with first pick
D-Backs draft preview

  DODGERS   • Complete list of picks
White, DePodesta send message
Dodgers tap Missouri for talent
Dodgers draft preview

  GIANTS   • Complete list of picks
Giants draft power early
Giants go with power early in draft
Giants' pick is a fielder's choice
Giants draft preview

  PADRES   • Complete list of picks
Padres go a different route
Padres go for youth in 2004 Draft
Padres go with Bush
Padres draft preview

  ROCKIES   • Complete list of picks
Rockies grab power early, arms late
First day a mixed bag for Rockies
Rockies select Nelson at No. 1
Rockies draft preview