Spending limits change the game in baseball draft

CUBS

Picks in the top 100: 6, 43 (compensation for Aramis Ramirez), 56 (compensation for Carlos Pena), 67.

Spending limit for picks in first 10 rounds: $7,933,900.

Primary need: Pitching depth.

Projected first pick: High school outfielder Albert Almora or high school shortstop Carlos Correa.

WHITE SOX

Picks in the top 100: 13, 48 (compensation for Mark Buehrle), 76.

Spending limit for picks in first 10 rounds: $5,915,100.

Primary need: Impact/power hitting.

Projected first pick: Texas A&M right-hander Michael Wacha or high school left-hander Matt Smoral.

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