Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, June 4, 2015

The 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft starts at 6 p.m. ET Monday, and several Big Ten players and signees can expect to be selected in the three-day event.

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According to, the Big Ten boasts 14 of the draft's top 500 prospects, headlined by Illinois closer Tyler Jay (No. 13).

Six Big Ten teams have at least one player on the list. Maryland, which is in its second consecutive Super Regional, leads the way with five players. Michigan (3), Illinois (2), Iowa (2), Michigan State (1) and Ohio State (1) round out the Big Ten contingent.

Editor's note: had a non-Big Ten player included on the list below at time of publish. The error has been fixed. 

See all of the Big Ten players on Baseball America's list below:

Baseball America
13. Tyler Jay, P, Illinois
69. Blake Hickman, P, Iowa
74. Alex Robinson, P, Maryland
98. Brandon Lowe, 2B, Maryland
171. Kevin Duchene, P, Illinois
179. Cam Gibson, OF, Michigan State
194. Jacob Cronenworth, P, Michigan
229. Travis Lakins, P, Ohio State
264. LaMonte Wade, OF, Maryland
338. Zach Morris, P, Maryland
376. Travis Maezes, SS, Michigan
381. Evan Hill, P, Michigan
445. Kevin Mooney, P, Maryland
485. Tyler Peyton, P, Iowa

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Also, for what it's worth, here is Keith Law's latest top 100 prospects:

9. Tyler Jay, P, Illinois
74. Blake Hickman, P, Iowa
91. Brandon Lowe, 2B, Maryland