MLB Draft Order 2012: Royals Have No. 5 Overall Choice, No Supplemental First Round Selections

As for the Kansas City Royals, they stand right where they did last year, at No. 5 overall, while they are not listed among the many teams who have a pick in the sandwich round between rounds 1 and 2.

An updated MLB 2012 Draft Order can now be placed together after much of the off-season player movement so far in the Major League off-season and certain teams like the Twins, Athletics and Blue Jays are cashing in on supplemental choices for the loss of players like Michael Cuddyer and Josh Willingham. As for the Kansas City Royals, they stand right where they did last year, at No. 5 overall, while they are not listed among the many teams who have a pick in the sandwich round between rounds 1 and 2.

Last year, the Royals selected Bubba Starling at No. 5, so the slot has been good to them before. The final order is also not settled as some free agents like Prince Fielder will certainly influence some choices. However, it's possible to find a good overall picture at this point of how things are lining up. Baseball America has put together the list below:

First Round
1. Astros
2. Twins
3. Mariners
4. Orioles
5. Royals
6. Cubs
7. Padres
8. Pirates
9. Marlins
10. Rockies
11. Athletics
12. Mets
13. White Sox
14. Reds
15. Indians
16. Nationals
17. Blue Jays
18. Dodgers
19. Cardinals (from Angels for Albert Pujols, Type A)
20. Giants
21. Braves
22. Blue Jays (for failure to sign 2011 first-rounder Tyler Beede)
23. Cardinals
24. Red Sox
25. Rays
26. Diamondbacks
27. Tigers
28. Brewers
29. Rangers
30. Yankees
31. Red Sox (from Phillies for Jonathan Papelbon, Type A)
Supplemental First Round
32. Twins (for Michael Cuddyer, modified Type A, to Rockies)
33. Padres (for Heath Bell, modified Type A, to Marlins)
34. Athletics (for Josh Willingham, modified Type A, to Twins)
35. Mets (for Jose Reyes, Type A, to Marlins)
36. Cardinals (for Pujols)
37. Red Sox (for Papelbon)
38. Rangers (for C.J. Wilson, Type A, to Angels)
39. Astros (for Clint Barmes, Type B, to Pirates)
40. Twins (for Jason Kubel, Type B, to Diamondbacks)
41. Cubs (for Aramis Ramirez, Type B, to Brewers)
42. Padres (for Aaron Harang, Type B, to Dodgers)
43. Pirates (for Ryan Doumit, Type B, to Twins)
44. Rockies (for Mark Ellis, Type B, to Dodgers)
45. Atheltics (for David DeJesus, Type B, to Cubs)
46. White Sox (for Mark Buehrle, Type B, to Marlins)
47. Reds (for Ramon Hernandez, Type B, to Rockies)
48. Blue Jays (for Frank Francisco, Type B, to Mets)
49. Dodgers (for Rod Barajas, Type B, to Pirates)
50. Cardinals (for Octavio Dotel, Type B, to Tigers)
51. Blue Jays (for Jon Rauch, Type B, to Mets)
52. Blue Jays (for Jose Molina, Type B, to Rays)

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