Originally Posted by cards press box
And don't forget, the Sox are only years into the post-Duane Shaffer era. The Sox have drafted much better in the past two years than they have in a while. In 2008, the Sox drafted Gordon Beckham, Dan Hudson, Jordan Danks, Brent Morel and Dexter Carter. That's a great draft right there even if no one else drafted makes the majors. What's more, with Buddy Bell on board, I expect the Sox farm system to steadily improve.
I'm on board with most of that, and I hope the '09 draft is just as fruitful. I'm a bit salty over not signing Morgado, and I still don't like the Phegley pick though.