MLB Draft 2018: Complete list of Cubs’ selections

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The Cubs don’t have the privilege of a top-10 pick in the 2018 MLB Draft, which starts Tuesday, but it’ll be a crucial week for Theo Epstein and company all the same.

Drafting and developing have been the foundation of success on the North Side, where they hoarded prospects before unleashing them upon the world through promotions and trades. Javier Baez, Albert Almora, Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ are among the players drafted by the Cubs over the past seven years. It’s been an upgrade from the days of Tyler Colvin and Josh Vitters.

The Cubs’ first pick in this year’s draft will be 24th overall in the first round. Recent mock drafts have had them targeting hitters such as Georgia high school catcher Anthony Seigler, Texas high school third baseman Jordan Groshans and Oklahoma outfielder Steele Walker. It would make sense after the team drafted two pitchers, Alex Lange and Brendon Little, in the first round a year ago.

The club also gets a pair of compensation picks in the 70s as a result of losing Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis to free agency.

Here’s a look at every pick the Cubs have in the upcoming 2018 MLB Draft. Picks cannot be traded, so this order is not subject to change.

Cubs’ 2018 MLB Draft picks

Round 1: No. 24 overall – SS Nico Hoerner, Stanford

Round 2: No. 62 overall

Comp: No. 77 overall

Comp: No. 78 overall

Round 3: No. 98 overall

Round 4: No. 128 overall

Round 5: No. 158 overall

Round 6: No. 188 overall

Round 7: No. 218 overall

Round 8: No. 248 overall

Round 9: No. 278 overall

Round 10: No. 308 overall

Round 11: No. 338 overall

Round 12: No. 368 overall

Round 13: No. 398 overall

Round 14: No. 428 overall

Round 15: No. 458 overall

Round 16: No. 488 overall

Round 17: No. 518 overall

Round 18: No. 548 overall

Round 19: No. 578 overall

Round 20: No. 608 overall

Round 21: No. 638 overall

Round 22: No. 668 overall

Round 23: No. 698 overall

Round 24: No. 728 overall

Round 25: No. 758 overall

Round 26: No. 788 overall

Round 27: No. 818 overall

Round 28: No. 848 overall

Round 29: No. 878 overall

Round 30: No. 908 overall

Round 31: No. 938 overall

Round 32: No. 968 overall

Round 33: No. 998 overall

Round 34: No. 1,028 overall

Round 35: No. 1,058 overall

Round 36: No. 1,088 overall

Round 37: No. 1,118 overall

Round 38: No. 1,148 overall

Round 39: No. 1,178 overall

Round 40: No. 1,208 overall

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