Brady Aiken advisor criticizes Houston Astros, MLB

San Diego prep lefty Brady Aiken made history when the Houston Astros made him the first high school pitcher taken with the No. 1 pick in the MLB Draft since 1991. It was a huge day for the 17-year-old who had become the consensus top player in the 2014 MLB Draft class. But now with time running out for him to sign a contract with the Astros, issues are popping up in the negotiations.

2014 MLB Draft: Ranking the top 25 prospects

The 2014 MLB Draft kicks off Thursday night at 7 p.m. Eastern on MLB Network. While baseball’s draft doesn’t get the kind of publicity of the NBA or NFL drafts, it is just as important to the future of the league.

With that in mind, here is a look at the top 25 prospects available in this year’s draft, with detailed scouting reports for each player.