(Secaucus, NJ) -- The 2018 MLB First-Year Draft begins today in Secaucus, New Jersey. The first 43 selections will be announced today to open the three-day affair. Oregon State junior second baseman Nick Madrigal and Beavers junior right fielder Trevor Larnach are expected to be first-round selections. Madrigal is a consensus top 5 pick. OSU shortstop Cadyn Grenier and pitchers Matt Mercer and Drew Rasmussen are also expected to hear their names called in the later rounds.