MLB Draft 2022 Dates, Time, Schedule, Order, Top Prospects and How to Watch

Adam Taylor McKillop
2022 MLB Draft date, time, live stream, how to watch, order and top prospects.
2022 MLB Draft date, time, live stream, how to watch, order and top prospects. / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Just because the MLB All-Star break is drawing close, that doesn't mean there's a lack of baseball excitement over the next few days. In addition to the the All-Star Game and Home Run Derby, fans will be treated to the 2022 MLB Draft.

When is the 2022 MLB Draft? Dates and Times

Day 1: Sunday, July 17, 7 p.m. ET
Day 2: Monday, July 18, 2 p.m. ET
Day 3: Tuesday, July 19, 2 p.m. ET

2022 MLB Draft TV Channels and Schedule

Day 1 (Rounds 1-2, Competitive Balance A-B): MLB Network/ESPN — 7 p.m. ET
Day 2 (Rounds 3-10): — 2 p.m. ET
Day 3 (Rounds 11-20): — 2 p.m. ET

How to Watch the 2022 MLB Draft

You can watch the first round of the 2022 MLB Draft on Sunday, July 17 on MLB Network and ESPN. Day 2 and Day 3 of the draft can be streamed on

2022 MLB Draft Live Stream will offer streaming of Day 2 and Day 3 (rounds 3-20) of the 2022 MLB Draft on July 18th and July 19th.

2022 MLB Draft Order

The full 2022 MLB Draft order can be found on Below is a list of the first two rounds, including the Competitive Balance Round A (seven picks) and Competitive Balance Round B (eight picks) selections.

First Round

1. Baltimore Orioles
2. Arizona Diamondbacks
3. Texas Rangers
4. Pittsburgh Pirates
5. Washington Nationals
6. Miami Marlins
7. Chicago Cubs
8. Minnesota Twins
9. Kansas City Royals
10. Colorado Rockies
11. New York Mets
12. Detroit Tigers
13. Los Angeles Angels
14. New York Mets
15. San Diego Padres
16. Cleveland Guardians
17. Philadelphia Phillies
18. Cincinnati Reds
19. Oakland Athletics
20. Atlanta Braves
21. Seattle Mariners
22. St. Louis Cardinals
23. Toronto Blue Jays
24. Boston Red Sox
25. New York Yankees
26. Chicago White Sox
27. Milwaukee Brewers
28. Houston Astros
29. Tampa Bay Rays
30. San Francisco Giants

Compensation Picks
31. Colorado Rockies
32. Cincinnati Reds

Competitive Balance Round A

33. Baltimore Orioles
34. Arizona Diamondbacks
35. Atlanta Braves (via Kansas City Royals)
36. Pittsburgh Pirates
37. Cleveland Guardians
38. Colorado Rockies
39. San Diego Padres

Round 2

40. Los Angeles Dodgers
41. Boston Red Sox
42. Baltimore Orioles
43. Arizona Diamondbacks
44. Pittsburgh Pirates
45. Washington Nationals
46. Miami Marlins
47. Chicago Cubs
48. Minnesota Twins
49. Kansas City Royals
50. Colorado Rockies
51. Detroit Tigers
52. New York Mets
53. San Diego Padres
54. Cleveland Guardians
55. Cincinnati Reds
56. Oakland Athletics
57. Atlanta Braves
58. Seattle Mariners
59. St. Louis Cardinals
60. Toronto Blue Jays
61. New York Yankees
62. Chicago White Sox
63. Milwaukee Brewers
64. Houston Astros
65. Tampa Bay Rays
66. San Francisco Giants

Competitive Balance Round B

67. Baltimore Orioles (via Miami Marlins)
68. Minnesota Twins
69. Oakland Athletics
70. Tampa Bay Rays
71. Tampa Bay Rays (via Detroit Tigers)
72. Milwaukee Brewers
73. Cincinnati Reds
74. Seattle Mariners

MLB Draft Top Prospects

There's a plethora of good talent in this year's draft. Unlike the NFL and NBA, the MLB Draft features prospects from both college baseball and straight from high school. This makes definitive draft rankings difficult, but released their top prospect rankings for this year's class. Check out the top-30 on this list below.

1. Druw Jones, OF, Wesleyan (GA)
2. Jackson Holliday, SS, Stillwater (OK)
3. Elijah Green, OF, IMG Academy (FL)
4. Termarr Johnson, 2B, Mays (GA)
5. Brooks Lee, SS, Cal Poly
6. Kevin Parada, C, Georgia Tech
7. Jacob Berry, 3B/OF, LSU
8. Cam Collier, 3B, Chipola JC
9. Jace Jung, 2B, Texas Tech
10. Gavin Cross, OF, Virginia Tech
11. Brock Porter, RHP, Orchard Lake St. Mary's (MI)
12. Daniel Susac, C, Arizona
13. Justin Crawford, OF, Bishop Gorman (NV)
14. Dylan Lesko, RHP, Buford (GA)
15. Brandon Barriera, LHP, American Heritage (FL)
16. Robby Snelling, LHP, McQueen (NV)
17. Zach Neto, SS, Campbell
18. Chase DeLauter, OF, James Madison
19. Jackson Ferris, LHP, IMG Academy (FL)
20. Cole Young, SS, North Allegheny (PA)
21. Jett Williams, SS, Rockwall-Heath (TX)
22. Dylan Beavers, OF, California
23. Jordan Beck, OF, Tennessee
24. Cade Horton, RHP, Oklahoma
25. Connor Prielipp, LHP, Alabama
26. Gabriel Hughes, RHP, Gonzaga
27. Blade Tidwell, RHP, Tennessee
28. Peyton Graham, SS, Oklahoma
29. Sterlin Thompson, OF, Florida
30. Carson Whisenhunt, LHP, East Carolina

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