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Lip Man 1
05-23-2007, 11:28 AM
From the Tribune:

http://chicagosports.chicagotribune.com/sports/baseball/whitesox/cs-070522soxbrite,1,5639870.story?coll=cs-home-headlines

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nlentz88
05-23-2007, 12:09 PM
Well, I like the way Kenny's talking. Reading his quotes about drafting championship players reminds me of John Paxon's approach to the NBA draft. I also like how Kenny isn't ducking responsibility for the draft and acknowledges it as an area the organization needs to improve. Let's hope this new determination pays dividends down the road.

Dan Mega
05-23-2007, 12:25 PM
Baseball America magazine projects on its Web site the Sox will select right-handed pitcher/outfielder Michael Main of DeLand, Fla., with their first pick. Main had a 12-1 record and struck out 10 in a 6A state semifinal game Friday.

Could this be better suited for the Minor Observations section?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Main

A good fastball, smart kid, can play D, and can hit? I like it.

SoxxoS
05-23-2007, 12:36 PM
Its funny how the scouting reports on the guys we have drafted early have been coming to fruition- McCollough, Ring and Broadway in particular who's big knock is that they don't have the "stuff" to translate into being a frontline starter - And when you are picking early like that - That should be the goal.

BLRMKRdave
05-30-2007, 01:44 PM
Player Reps for Upcoming Draft...Most teams have 2/3 reps, but Oakland has only Terry Steinbach. Maybe they should give Jose Canseco a call to represent them! Who should the Cubs add?

Arizona: Rico Brogna, Luke Wren
Atlanta: Paul Snyder, Ralph Garr, Kurt Kemp
Baltimore: Jim Palmer, Scott Proefrock
Boston: Dwight Evans, Ray Fagnant
Chicago Cubs: Chuck Wasserstrom
Chicago White Sox: Roland Hemond, Chet Lemon
Cincinnati: Ken Griffey, Sr., Jim Thrift
Cleveland: Ellis Burks, Robby Thompson, Steve Frohwerk
Colorado: Walt Weiss, Clarence Johns
Detroit: Al Avila, Willie Horton, Tom Moore
Florida: Andre Dawson, Manny Colon, Brian Bridges
Houston: Enos Cabell, Jay Edmiston
Kansas City: Frank White, Art Stewart
LA Angels of Anaheim: Demetrius Figgins, Dan Radcliff
LA Dodgers: Tommy Lasorda, Ralph Avila, Brian Stephensen
Milwaukee: Gord Ash, Tony Diggs, Wil Inman
Minnesota: Jim Rantz, Tony Oliva
NY Mets: Darryl Strawberry, Kevin Morgan
NY Yankees: Frank Howard, Mike Thurman
Oakland: Terry Steinbach
Philadelphia: Robin Roberts, Lee McDaniel, Dallas Green
Pittsburgh: Steve Blass, Trevor Gooby
San Diego: Dave Winfield, Randy Smith
San Francisco: Felipe Alou, Jack Hiatt, Steve Decker
Seattle: Dan Evans
St. Louis: John Mozeliak, Alan Benes
Tampa: Bay Dave Martinez, Don Zimmer
Texas: Jim Sundberg, Steve Buechele, Mel Didier
Toronto: Rob Ducey
Washington: Barry Larkin, Tim Foli

Scottiehaswheels
05-30-2007, 01:49 PM
I'm just glad its televised... most of us don't see anything on these kids til spring training and only a few innings here and there then... maybe televising the draft we'll see clips of the draftees in action or something?