Originally Posted by rdivaldi
Drafting high school pitchers is very risky. We're actually lucky to have 2 of the better ones of the past couple of years in Danks and Floyd.
And we got them by not overpaying them out of HS and waiting to see what they'd look like (a bit more) before acquiring them.
I have no problem with rolling the dice on a HS pitcher. I have a problem with paying them the sort of money that Porcello didn't get from the Sox or any of the other teams that passed on him as well.