Originally Posted by FedEx227
I hate the draft position argument, you can look all across baseball and find top-tier players that 30 teams passed on multiple times. It's less about drafting and more about how you develop those guys, in my mind. There is going to be talent no matter what round you pick, it's about finding what you want and knowing how to develop them into what you want.
Agreed. Boston has done well with their minor league system despite being competitive every year (Papelbon, Ellsbury, Pedroia, Lowrie, Lester, Bowden, Buchholz, Lars Anderson).