The St. Louis Cardinals are busy protecting their 2011 World Series Championship, however they have lots to become looking forward to heading in to the future too. Mlb introduced particulars concerning the 2012 First-Year Player Draft inside a pr release on Tuesday, and also the Cardinals join the Toronto Blue Jays because the only two Major league baseball teams with five picks within the top 60 choices. Based on Baseball America, St. Louis is the owner of picks: No. 19 (from Angels for Albert Pujols, Type A), No. 23, No. 36 (Pujols compensation), No. 52 (for Octavio Dotel, Type B, from Tigers) with no. 59 (for Edwin Jackson, Type B, from Excellent).

Here's some more information concerning the 2012 Major league baseball Draft in the official pr release:

The times between choices can last 5 minutes throughout the very first round and something minute throughout the compensation round. The Draft will resume at 12:00 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday, June fifth and Wednesday, June sixth via business call from Major league baseball headquarters in New You are able to City. Tuesday, June fifth covers models two through 15, and Wednesday, June sixth covers models 16 through 40. Models two through 10 may have about a minute between choices, and the rest of the choices is going to be made without delays.

Ongoing coverage at the beginning of day two, Major league will deliver exclusive live programming from the Draft's final 2 days, together with a live pick-by-pick stream, draft and scouting expert commentary and DraftCaster, an active interactive application which includes a searchable database of each and every draft-qualified player compounded by statistics, scouting reviews and video highlights.

The 2012 Draft may have 40 models rather than 50, and also the first round and award for round will both be broadcast survive Major league baseball Network on June 4 at 6 p.m. CT. This is a complete listing of picks, thanks to Baseball America.

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