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2013 MLB draft order for Day 1

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

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The 2013 MLB draft begins Thursday night. The three-day event will last 40 rounds, with the first two rounds and 73 picks taking place on Thursday. Rounds three through 10 will take place on Friday and the final rounds are Saturday.

The draft order is based on the reverse order of last year's standings, but free agent compensation and two new Competitive Balance Rounds -- small market teams are given extra picks, which can be traded -- change the order quite a bit. Every team will make at least one pick Thursday night and the Yankees lead the way with four selections. They have their own first and second rounders plus picks for losing free agents Nick Swisher and Rafael Soriano. The Nationals will be the last team to make their first pick of the draft after forfeiting their first rounder to sign Soriano.

Here is the full draft order for Day 1:

Day 1 Draft Order
First
Round
PickTeam
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
First
Round
PickTeam
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
Supplemental First Round
PickTeam
28
29
30
31
32
33
Competitive Balance A
PickTeam
34
35
36
37
38
39
Second
Round
PickTeam
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
Second
Round
PickTeam
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
Competitive Balance B
PickTeam
69
70
71
72
73
 
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