Originally Posted by DirtySox
Anyone catch the semi-loophole that teams are exploiting? Teams like the Jays are drafting a bunch of college seniors with no leverage and agreeing to way under slot pre-draft deals in say rounds 6 through 10. They then will select some of the high upside hard prep signs in rounds 11 and onward to use their savings towards. With picks past the 10th round an inability to sign your pick does not penalize you by reducing the team's allotment if an agreement is not reached.
Yeah but you also can't really offer them any real money past the 10th round, either, right?
I would assume the savings they're trying to get from rounds 6-10 are aimed more at their earlier picks.