MLB Draft 2013: Time and TV schedule

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When and where to watch baseball's amateur draft on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

The 2013 MLB Draft kicks off Thursday night and continues through Saturday, and we want to make sure you don't miss a minute of the action.

The Astros have the No. 1 pick for the second year running, and while Stanford's Mark Appel and Oklahoma's Jonathan Gray are the consensus top picks, Houston may have a surprise in store when Bud Selig starts their clock.

MLB Network will cover the first two rounds beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET Thursday, but from there the rest of live coverage will be picked up by MLB.com. MLB Network will of course be covering the draft throughout the weekend, but their live coverage ends Thursday night.

Here's a quick rundown of all the live Draft coverage available over the weekend:

Unless otherwise noted, all coverage will be on MLB.com

Thursday

  • 6:00 p.m. ET - MLB Draft Preview
  • 7:00 p.m. ET - Rounds 1 & 2 (The Top 73 Picks) - *MLB Network*
  • Friday

  • 12:30 p.m. ET - Preview of Rounds 3-10
  • 1:00 p.m. ET - Rounds 3-10
  • Saturday

  • 1:00 p.m. ET - Rounds 11-40
  • Also be sure to check out all the great coverage we have going here by following our 2013 MLB Draft stream.

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