2011 MLB Draft: First-Round Picks

Gerrit Cole of UCLA, the first overall choice in the 2011 MLB Draft.

Below, the entire first round of the 2011 MLB draft, with the links taking you to Minor League Ball's John Sickels and his bite-sized comments -- both entertaining and nutritious -- about each of the 33 first-round picks ...

1. Pittsburgh Pirates: Gerrit Cole
2. Seattle Mariners: Danny Hultzen
3. Arizona Diamondbacks: Trevor Bauer
4. Baltimore Orioles: Dylan Bundy
5. Kansas City Royals: Bubba Starling
6. Washington Nationals: Anthony Rendon
7. Arizona Diamondbacks: Archie Bradley
8. Cleveland Indians: Francisco Lindor
9. Chicago Cubs: Javier Baez
10. San Diego Padres
: Cory Spangenberg
11. Houston Astros
: George Springer

12. Milwaukee Brewers: Taylor Jungmann
13. New York Mets
: OF Brandon Nimmo
14. Florida Marlins
: RHP Jose Fernandez
15. Milwaukee Brewers: LHP Jed Bradley
16. L.A. Dodgers: LHP Chris Reed
17. O.C. Angels: 1B C. J. Cron
18. Oakland Athletics: RHP Sonny Gray
19. Boston Red Sox: RHP Matt Barnes
20. Colorado Rockies: LHP Tyler Anderson
21. Toronto Blue Jays: RHP Tyler Beede
22. St. Louis Cardinals: Kolten Wong

23. Washington Nationals: Alex Meyer
24. Tampa Bay Rays: Taylor Guerrieri
25. San Diego Padres: Joe Ross
26. Boston Red Sox: Blake Swihart
27. Cincinnati Reds: Robert Stephenson
28. Atlanta Braves: Sean Gilmartin
29. San Francisco Giants: Joe Panik
30. Minnesota Twins: Levi Michael
31. Tampa Bay Rays: Mikie Mahtook
32. Tampa Bay Rays: Jake Hager
33. Texas Rangers: Kevin Matthews

There were also 27 so-called "sandwich picks" in the compensation round Monday night, and John Sickels wrote a handy roundup. And for even more great draft coverage, please keep checking Baseball Nation, along with Minor League Ball and MLB Bonus Baby.

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