Dallas Braden

No clear-cut No. 1 creates intrigue at top of baseball draft

The Philadelphia Phillies have lots of options — and uncertainty — at the top of the Major League Baseball draft.

They could go with a smooth-hitting high school outfielder with the No. 1 overall pick Thursday night. Or, a slugging college outfielder. Maybe a big college left-hander. A hard-throwing high school lefty might be the choice.

Less than 24 hours before Commissioner Rob Manfred was set to declare that the Phillies were officially on the clock to lead off the draft, there still was no clear indication of who Philadelphia would take.

"There's a lot of debate going on up there," Phillies general manager Matt Klentak said earlier this week....