Originally Posted by oeo
I just don't get all this whining. Yeah, there's a chance we could have gotten a good player there, but the chance was slim to none. .
I really don't care one way or another given our recent draft & development record.... But you're wrong.
A ton of good players went after the "lottery" phase of the 1st round throughout baseball - including quite a few in the 4-9 rounds. I remember being suprised by the quality of non-Top 10 picks, a veritable who's who.