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Old 12-13-2013, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
That's a bunch of horse****, this is a game based on production. Nobody gets a medal for "Most Perceived Talent."
And that, to me, is one of the greatest things about baseball. Until a prospect starts to play, it is impossible to say what he will be become.

Mark Buehrle was a 38th round pick, for crying out loud! But he was such a great competitor and such a great craftsman that he became a top tier pitcher who has thrown a no-hitter and a perfect game, has started and won an All-Star game and who was a stalwart starting pitcher for a World Champion.

Not bad for a 38th round pick. And not bad scouting and development from the White Sox, either.
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