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Cincinnati Reds have 3 picks on first night of MLB Draft

Reds President of Baseball Operations Walt Jocketty, left, and Senior Vice President and General Manager Dick Williams talk on Opening Day in April. David Jablonski/Staff
Reds President of Baseball Operations Walt Jocketty, left, and Senior Vice President and General Manager Dick Williams talk on Opening Day in April. David Jablonski/Staff

The Cincinnati Reds will make three picks in the Major League Baseball draft on Thursday night.

They have the No. 2 overall pick and are scheduled to make that selection at 7:16 p.m. They also have the 35th overall pick, in Round A of the competitive balance lottery, and will draft that player at around 9:58 p.m. Their final pick of the first day of the draft is their second-round pick, the 43rd overall, at 10:13 p.m.

The draft is scheduled to end at 11:15 p.m. It continues Friday and Saturday. There are 40 rounds. Last year, there were 1,215 players drafted.

The draft begins at 7 p.m. MLB Network will televise it.