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Old 07-30-2013, 11:02 AM
Fastball23 Fastball23 is offline
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Default 2014 Draft Class

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1...ears-1st-round

I hope that we draft Jacob Gatewood or Alex Jackson
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:26 AM
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find the athletic guy who splits his time as a football player and raw with questionable plate discipline and you have your white sox pick
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:33 AM
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Old 07-30-2013, 12:14 PM
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At this point, I'd just like to see the Sox get a top 5 pick for next year.
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Old 07-30-2013, 12:32 PM
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At this point, I'd just like to see the Sox get a top 5 pick for next year.
I'd put money that it's a top 3 pick.
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:16 PM
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I'd put money that it's a top 3 pick.
Me too. Jackson looks like a heck of a player, but I doubt he goes any later than #2.

The real question is if the Astros first group of good prospects coming in by the end of this season (Cosart & Villar are already up - soon to be followed by Springer, Singleton and Wojciechowski) push their record higher than Miami's.
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:12 AM
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Me too. Jackson looks like a heck of a player, but I doubt he goes any later than #2.

The real question is if the Astros first group of good prospects coming in by the end of this season (Cosart & Villar are already up - soon to be followed by Springer, Singleton and Wojciechowski) push their record higher than Miami's.
Houston has so much young talent. I'm envious. Aside from the mentioned who are MLB ready, there's Correa, Fulty, McCullers, Ruiz, Deshields, Santana...

They are going to have a quick turnaround from rebuilding to rebuilt if some of these projected studs pan out.
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Old 08-16-2013, 10:07 AM
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Me too. Jackson looks like a heck of a player, but I doubt he goes any later than #2.

The real question is if the Astros first group of good prospects coming in by the end of this season (Cosart & Villar are already up - soon to be followed by Springer, Singleton and Wojciechowski) push their record higher than Miami's.
I'd be perfectly fine with Tyler Beede or Carlos Rodon. You put a near ready top of the rotation type guy in our system to pair with Sale, Danks, Quintana and Johnson. Santiago could be moved to a versatile bullpen role and the Sox have the makings of a Really good pitching staff.

I know the team needs hitting, but I think you can find some hitting cheaper on the market than you can top of the rotation pitchers.
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Old 08-16-2013, 05:24 PM
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find the athletic guy who splits his time as a football player and raw with questionable plate discipline and you have your white sox pick
During last Friday's radio interview with Hahn during the break in the double header, he explained this kind of historic drafting method. His said the Sox had historically allocated very few dollars toward signing draft picks, so they essentially played the lottery with some guys who had high ceilings, but were also high-risk/high-reward (read: lower cost) alternatives. He admitted that not too many of the lottery tickets the Sox purchased were winners.

He also said that we could expect a different drafting style going forward under his revised method of payroll/budgetary allocation, with a greater amount of money earmarked for the draft (and international signings).
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Old 08-17-2013, 11:51 AM
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I normally HATE the idea that you draft for a need, but Tyler Beede is a great fit for us. A true number 2 with number 1 potential and is RH, who would slot PERFECTLY into the 2. Sale-Beede-Danks-Quintana is a great 1-4.

Some really good hitters early in the draft, and as long as we pick in the top 6, whoever we take will instantly be our top prospect.
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Old 09-26-2013, 11:08 PM
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Well it's a 3rd pick in next years draft.
Lets hope they don't drop the ball
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Old 09-27-2013, 11:59 PM
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I don't trust this team drafting and developing position players.

Get the best stud arm available and hope to strike gold like they did with Sale.
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Old 09-28-2013, 07:20 AM
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I don't trust this team drafting and developing position players.

Get the best stud arm available and hope to strike gold like they did with Sale.
I would generally agree -- being a strong pitching, speed, and defense advocate -- but this team needs a top position player in the worst way, and hopefully one that develops into a star. Good position players are also important for fan engagement. Building gate around a pitcher is a tough thing to do.

Can the Sox develop a top position player is the question. Maybe they can get someone at the 3 pick who is a natural and does it on his own, though, admittedly, finding a fool-proof pick is near impossible.
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Old 09-30-2013, 06:55 AM
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http://www.mymlbdraft.com/MLB-Mock-Draft

Has the Sox talking Trea Turner
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:44 PM
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I'd put money that it's a top 3 pick.


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http://www.mymlbdraft.com/MLB-Mock-Draft

Has the Sox talking Trea Turner
It's still early, yes, but right now, I'm hoping for Alex Jackson
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