After seven seasons in a big league dugout as a player and one at the helm in the MLB Draft League, Homer Bush fulfilled his desire to get back into pro ball when he was named the new manager of the Staten Island FerryHawks.More
Forty-seven players from the 2021-22 MLB Draft League were selected in the 2022 MLB Draft. Trenton Thunder shortstop Nate Ochoa was the first Draft League player selected, taken by the Nationals in the sixth round. Each team had at least four players selected while Trenton and State College led the way with 10 players chosen each.
Left-handed pitcher Mitch Bratt joined MLB Network's Hot Stove to talk about his experience playing for the West Virginia Black Bears and the chance to learn from manager Jedd Gyorko before the Texas Rangers selected him in the 2021 MLB Draft.
First half (June 1-July 4): For Amateur/Draft-eligible players from the Divisions I-III, NAIA, junior college and high school (graduating seniors) levels. 30 games per team.
Second half (July 7-Sept. 2): For professional players who have exhausted their amateur eligibility. Players receive housing, meal money, travel and weekly compensation. 50 games per team.