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Atlanta Braves Draft 2016: Everything you need to know

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We have collected a lot of the coverage we have done on the draft over the last couple of weeks in addition to some key information to help get you acquainted with the 2016 Draft from the Braves perspective

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The 2016 MLB Draft is upon us, and the Atlanta Braves are prominently involved. Beginning on Thursday evening, the Braves will have the opportunity to add valuable talent to the fold that will help the team grow in the future, and throughout the week, we will be here to guide through the process.

Now, we give you a cheat sheet on what you need to know for the next few days and, by all means, feel free to use this post as something of a "game thread" for the activities.


We have been covering the 2016 MLB Draft for weeks, and you can catch up here.

Q&A with Eric Cole

Worst picks in Braves history

Best picks in Braves history

Breaking down Atlanta's draft needs Part 1

Breaking down Atlanta's draft needs Part 2

Talking Chop Podcast's MLB Draft preview

Taking a look at the 2016 prospects from Georgia

Our latest MLB Draft rumors post (from Wednesday)

Reflections on Draft Day from current Braves

Keith Law's final mock draft

A visual overview of the 2001 through 2012 drafts

A juicy rumor about Ian Anderson and Kyle Lewis

How to watch/follow the action live

MLB Draft Info

Location: MLB Network Studio, Secaucus, N.J.

Start time (Day 1): 7:00 pm ET (preview at 6:00 pm ET)

TV Channel: MLB Network

Online Streaming:

When do the Braves pick?

1st round: #3 overall

Lottery Round "A": #40 overall

2nd Round: #44 overall

Lottery Round "B": #76 overall

Rounds 3 through 40: 3rd pick in each round, beginning with #80 overall

Total Draft Bonus Pool: $13,224,000