Originally Posted by Tragg
Hope you're right.
But my impression is that he's not a particularly high ceiling pick and that we drafted him with the intention of using him quickly. I just don't think that that's the best use of a draft and a major cause of our persistent thin organization.
I hope your impression is the correct one.
I'm not a draft/prospect expert by any means, but it was my impression that he was a complete steal where we got him. He was ranked top 5 in the draft. Sounds pretty high ceiling to me.
plus Fenway and HOF weekend
plus St. Louis and Milwaukee
plus NYC parks and Minnesota
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