Whether following the 2012 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft online or over the airwaves, or pursuing other diversions should the waiting game become too tense, the small group of locals hoping to hear their names called will likely spend the three-day event on the edge of their seats.
Crescenta Valley High senior Troy Mulcahey, Glendale Community College freshman Alonzo Gonzalez and a handful of Gonzalez' Glendale Angelenos teammates have all garnered interest from big league clubs in recent months.
Just how much interest will be seen over the course of the draft, which starts with the first round and Compensation Round A on Monday at 4 p.m. PDT.
The fates of local talent, however, will likely be decided between rounds two through 40, which will be streamed live on mlb.com on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Mulcahey, a right-handed pitcher/outfielder and reigning All-Area Baseball Player of the Year, has been touted as a future prospect since first entering high school and hopes to hear his name earlier rather than later on Tuesday.