Johnson, Corrales faces of Nats at Draft

Johnson, Corrales faces of Nats at Draft

WASHINGTON -- Davey Johnson and Pat Corrales will represent the Nationals, who have the first pick, during the 2010 First-Year Player Draft on June 7.

Johnson, who was a Major League manager for 14 seasons and a respected infielder in the 1960s and 1970s, is a senior advisor to general manager Mike Rizzo. Johnson himself was never drafted as a player, having signed as an amateur free agent with the Orioles in 1962, before the Draft's inception in 1965.

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Corrales, who over the past 50 years has been a Major League catcher, manager and coach, is an advisor to the club. will offer live coverage and analysis of the entire First-Year Player Draft on June 7-9 on The first round and Compensation Round A will be broadcast live from MLB Network's Studio 42 in Secaucus, N.J., on and MLB Network on Monday, June 7, beginning with the Draft preview show at 6 p.m. ET. Draft expert Jonathan Mayo will join Greg Amsinger, Harold Reynolds, John Hart, Peter Gammons and Baseball America executive editor Jim Callis on Monday's broadcast.

Coverage for rounds 2-50 will shift exclusively to Rounds 2-30 will be streamed on Tuesday, beginning at noon, and rounds 31-50 will be streamed on Wednesday, starting at noon. Host Pete McCarthy will be joined by Mayo and former general manager Jim Duquette.

Bill Ladson is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.