NEW YORK (AP) — The Rockies, Orioles, Indians, Marlins, Royals and Brewers won picks after the first round of next year’s draft in Major League Baseball’s second annual competitive balance lottery.
The lottery involved the 10 teams with the lowest revenue and 10 in the smallest markets and was six picks after the first round. A club’s odds of winning the lottery were based on its winning percentage last season.READ MORE: Young People Clean Up Behind Area In Baltimore Plagued By Illegal Dumping
The teams that did not win a pick after the first round were entered into another lottery for picks after the second round.READ MORE: Christmas Village Returns To Inner Harbor With Grand Opening Saturday
The Padres, Diamondbacks, Cardinals, Rays, Pirates and Mariners won second-round picks.
The competitive balance draft was agreed upon as part of the labor agreement that went into effect in 2012.MORE NEWS: State, Anne Arundel Leaders Tour Annapolis For Small Business Saturday
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