Bunning, Palmer to represent Phillies at Draft

MIAMI -- The Phillies will have Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning represent them in the first round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft next month.

Scott Palmer, the club's director of public affairs, will also represent the Phils at the Draft.


The draft will take place June 6-8, beginning with the Draft preview show on MLB.com and MLB Network on June 6, at 6 p.m. ET. Live Draft coverage from MLB Network's Studio 42 begins at 7 p.m., with the top 73 picks being streamed on MLB.com and broadcast on MLB Network. Rounds 3-10 will be streamed live on MLB.com on June 7, beginning with a preview show at 12:30 p.m., and Rounds 11-40 will be streamed live on MLB.com on June 8, starting at 1 p.m.

MLB.com's coverage includes Draft Central, the Top 100 Draft Prospects list and Draft Tracker, a live interactive application that includes a searchable database of Draft-eligible players. You can also keep up to date by following @MLBDraft on Twitter. And get into the Draft conversation by tagging your tweets with #mlbdraft.

Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.