2017 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

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2017 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

Postby CaliforniaRaisin » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:07 pm

Like in years past, this will be the thread devoted to the actual draft and Cubs picks.

I will update this original post with details on actual Cubs picks, player blurbs and signing info.

Bold represents players who have officially signed.

2017 Bonus Pool (signed picks only): $7,454,900
2017 Bonus Pool Including 5% Overage: $7,827,645
2017 Bonus Pool Spending: $7,655,100
2017 Bonus Pool +/-: $200,200 Over Budget
2017 Bonus Pool +/- Including 5% Overage: $172,545 Under Budget

1.27: Brendon Little, LHP, State JC of Florida (BA rank: 36, MLB.com rank: 36) - signed for $2.2 million (bonus slot $2,373,300)
Little was the No. 159 prospect in the 2015 BA 500 out of a Pennsylvania high school due to his flashes of arm strength and promise with his offspeed stuff. However, his lack of command and tough signability lead him to enroll at North Carolina. He pitched just four innings as a freshman, then chose to transfer to a junior college. Little pitched in the Cape Cod League following his freshman year, and he showed a mid-90s fastball and tight curveball. Little has taken impressive strides with his control with the workload he's gotten in junior college. He's been consistently around the strike zone, even if lacking pinpoint command. He has a tendency to finish upright and isn't always able to time his delivery. As a result, Little's strikethrowing can come and go and he'll sometimes struggle to get on top of his curveball. Still, Little's fastball reaches 96 and rests comfortably at 90-93 with above-average life. His curveball shows tight top-to-bottom break in the upper 70s and could be a true plus pitch if he's able to continue improving his consistency. The lefty receives positive reviews for his work ethic and desire to improve. He's expected to come off the board on the first day of the draft.

1.30: Alex Lange, RHP, LSU (BA rank: 34, MLB.com rank: 23) - $1,925,000 bonus (bonus slot: $2,184,300)
It is possible that the best season of Lange's hopefully lengthy career will forever be his freshman season at Louisiana State. It's a hard season to ever live up to again--12-0, 1.97 with 131 strikeouts in 114 innings as the ace of an LSU team that went to Omaha. In the two years since, scouts keep waiting to see that same guy again, but the slightly lesser Lange they've seen is still very good. Lange doesn't get to 94-96 mph as frequently as he did in 2015, but more than anything, teams have realized Lange's plus curveball is so good that they are much better off taking and hoping to do damage against his fastball. When he locates his hard-breaking curveball, he can dominate, but on nights he can't land his curveball for strikes he's not shown that his command of his 90-94 mph fastball is good enough to consistently get ahead with it. He shows occassional feel for his upper 80s changeup, which flashes late fade on the right night. Lange's delivery involves some effort which has explains some of his command struggles. Lange's lengthy record of durability and success make him a safe option at the back of the first round.

2.67: Cory Abbott, RHP, Loyola Marymount (BA rank: 149, MLB.com rank: 187) - signed for $901,900 (bonus slot: $901,900)
Abbott was a generic college righthander coming into the year, but learned a slider grip after watching video of Noah Syndergaard and rocketed to new heights. With his new slider proving to be unhittable almost immediately, Abbott pitched the first perfect game in Loyola Marymount history against BYU on March 25 and put together one the most impressive seasons in the country, going 11-1, 1.58 with 119 strikeouts and 25 walks in 91.1 innings in the regular season. Abbot’s fastball sits 90-93 mph and his 86-88 mph slider draws average grades for its velocity and movement, but both play way up with deception. Abbott moved to the third base side of the rubber and features both a leg kick and slight turn of his back, hiding the ball well and making it difficult to pick up. With a strong 6-foot-2, 210-pound frame two pitches that play above-average and a dominant season on his resume, Abbott is a candidate to go in the top five rounds.

3.105: Keegan Thompson, RHP, Auburn - redshirt junior (BA rank: 124, MLB.com rank: 134) - signed for $511,900 (bonus slot: $511,900)
A native of Cullman, Ala., Thompson is old for the class as he missed his junior year last spring due to Tommy John surgery. He's been Auburn's de facto ace since stepping on campus as a freshman in 2014, during which he played both ways as a pitcher and first baseman, posting a rotation-best 2.01 ERA. Injury limited Thompson somewhat his sophomore year before his torn UCL wiped out his junior year entirely. But Thompson has bounced back nicely this spring, going 6-4 with a 2.43 ERA and 66 strikeouts to just 16 walks in 85.1 innings to anchor the Tigers' rotation. Thompson missed a couple of weekends on the mound, and his stuff hasn't come all the way back, at times sitting 87-90 mph, while other times working 90-93. While Thompson isn't as explosive as he was early in his college career, he has plus pitching feel and poise as well as above-average command. He shows a plus breaking ball and has feel for his changeup, throwing all of his pitches for strikes. Thompson could be a quick mover at the pro level due to his age and polish, but there's risk with his injury history.

4.135: Erich Uelmen, RHP, Cal Poly (BA rank: 273, MLB.com rank: 160) - signed for $382,300 (bonus slot: $382,300)
Uelmen has the durable size (6-foot-3, 210 pounds) and sinker command to be a durable, back-of-the-rotation starter. He's posed more than 190 innings the last two seasons at Cal Poly, relying heavily on a sinker that earned one comparison to Derek Lowe. He'll sit at 90-94 mph with his two-seamer, using a fast arm to get heavy late sink. His breaking ball, a slurvy slider, gives him an average secondary pitch. Uehlmen had improved his strikeout rate significantly, from 6.8 last year to 9.2 in 2017, while still keeping his walks low. He has a chance to be a back-of-the-rotation starter and could go out as high as the fourth round.

5.165: Nelson Velazquez, PJ Education HS, Carolina, PR - no college commitment (BA rank: 202, not ranked by MLB.com) - signed for $400,000 (bonus slot: $285,800)
Velazquez played at Lake Worth High in Florida as an underclassmen, but moved back to Puerto Rico after being ruled ineligible by the FHSAA. He had an outstanding showing at the Excellence Tournament in May, solidifying him for most as the second-best player in the Puerto Rico class behind the toolsier Heliot Ramos. He's a physical specimen and shows plus raw tools. He ran the the 60-yard dash in less than 6.5 seconds at the Excellence Tournament, a 70-grade time on the 20-to-80 scale. Velazquez shows plus bat speed and average to slightly above-average raw power and he has a plus arm. Scouts describe Velazquez's pure hitting ability as very raw; he'll have to adjust his aggressive offensive approach against better pitching. His strong finish had him trending up, and he could go somewhere in the third to fifth round.

6.195: Jeremy Estrada, RHP, Palm Desert HS, Palm Desert, CA - college commitment: UCLA (BA rank: 121, MLB.com rank: 93) - signed for $1 million (bonus slot: $222,600)
Estrada entered his senior year with some draft helium but took a comebacker off his arm early in the season and wasn't quite the same when he retuned. Estrada has a loose, projectable 6-foot-1, 185-pound frame and sat 90-94 mph with a devastating changeup at his peak on the summer showcase circuit. But he was down to 88-91 mph during the high school season, highlighting pre-existing concerns about his durability. With his fastball velocity down, Estrada began experimenting with a slider, which in turn caused his fringe-average curveball to back up. Scouts further became concerned about Estrada’s makeup, noting his low energy as his stuff went down and the negative results piled up. As poor as his senior season was, Estrada has flashed the potential for two plus pitches and a smooth delivery in the past, which some teams are optimistic can return. He is committed to UCLA.

7.225: Ricky Tyler Thomas, LHP, Fresno State (BA rank: 227, not ranked by MLB.com) - signed for $175,500 (bonus slot: $175,500)
Thomas had two disastrous starts--including a 10-run, no-outs start against San Diego State in the Mountain West Conference tournament--that ran his ERA up to 4.86, after a 2.16 mark as a sophomore. (The Mountain West Conference ERA was a cumulative 6.02.) The slight-bodied 6-foot-1, 185-pounder was consistently better in 2016, earning a spot on USA Baseball's Collegiate National Team. Thomas competes and has a changeup that at times earns 70 grades, though that was not the case frequently this year. He didn't command his 87-90 mph fastball this spring, with his walk rate jumped from 1.38 per nine to 5.16 this season. Thomas has a fringy to below-average breaking ball, and he wasn't holding his velocity over the course of the season. His track record still could get him drafted in the first six rounds.

8.255: Austin Filiere, 3B, MIT - signed for $148,500 (bonus slot: $148,500)
Filiere opened eyes with a promising summer in the Cape Cod League in 2016. His best attribute is his above-average to plus raw power. Scouts questioned his pure hitting ability, noting his deficiencies in plate coverage and recognizing secondary pitches. Filiere does not have an obvious defensive position for the professional level; he has a 45 arm on the 20-to-80 scale and has 45 speed. Many scouts in the northeast did not turn Filiere in, but noted that he could be selected late on the second day of the draft.

9.285: Chris Carrier, OF, Memphis (senior) - signed $5,000 (bonus slot: $137,500)
After hitting 11 home runs in his first three seasons at Memphis (five as a sophomore, six as a junior), Carrier broke out and swatted 16 home runs this spring. He shows legitimate pull power, though he has some swing and miss to his game. Carrier runs well and has an average arm, so he should have defensive value even if he doesn't end up playing center field.

10.315: Brian Glowicki, RHP, Minnesota (senior) - signed $5,000 (bonus slot: $131,300)
A high school teammate of Louisville and now White Sox ace relief prospect Zack Burdi, Glowicki has proven to be an accomplished closer as well, as he set a Minnesota single-season record for saves as a senior. Glowicki throws a fastball, changeup and slider. None of them is plus, but he fills the strike zone and is very competitive.

11.345: Rollie Lacy, RHP, Creighton - signed for $125,000 (the first $125,000 in a bonus for players selected after round 10 doesn't count against the pool)
12.375: Ben Hecht, RHP, Wichita State - signed for $125,000
13.405: Austin Upshaw, IF, Kennesaw State
14.435: Luis Vazquez, SS, Alberto Melendez Torres School, Orocovis, PR - no college commitment
15.465: Jared Young, 2B, Old Dominion

After one season at Division II Minot State (N.D.) and a year at Connors State (Okla.) JC, Young hit .367/.441/.580 this year for Old Dominion. He's a native of Prince George, B.C.

16.495: Brandon Hughes, CF, Michigan State (BA rank: 240)
A three-year starter at Michigan State, Hughes has shown modest but steady improvement at the plate to go with a middle-of-the-diamond defensive profile. He's a plus runner who is an average defender in center. Hughes switch-hits and gets caught out on his front foot too frequently from both sides of the plate. He makes it work in college thanks to quick hands, but it leads some scouts to question how well he'll hit against tougher competition. Despite his size (6-foot-2, 215 pounds) he has below-average power, focusing more on getting on base than driving the ball.

17.525: Peyton Remy, RHP, Central Arizona College - committed to New Mexico State
18.555: Casey Ryan, RHP, Hawaii - senior
19.585: Chris Singleton, CF, Charleston Southern
20.615: Brendan King, RHP, Holy Cross - senior
21.645: Sean Barry, RHP, San Diego - senior

22.675: Skyler Messinger, SS, Niwot HS, Niwot, CO - committed to Kansas
23.705: Brady Miller, RHP Western Oregon
24.735: Braxton Light, RHP, Wallace State CC
25.765: Mitch Stophel, RHP, King - senior

26.795: Bryce Bonnin, RHP, Barbers Hill HS, Mont Belivieu, TX - committed to Arkansas (BA rank: 73, MLB.com rank: 74)
Bonnin primarily did his damage with his bat in his first three years of high school, but once Bonnin got a chance to pitch more regularly, he quickly established himself as one of the best pitchers in Texas. Bonnin's athleticism is apparent on the mound, and he has a special arm, one that fires off 90-95 mph sinkers. Bonnin attacks hitters with that sinker and a hard slider that flashes plus, but is inconsistent. At its best it's an 86-87 mph offering with bite and two-plane break, but it sometimes gets loopier and softer. The Arkansas signee's delivery is less than ideal--he has a long arm path in the back and he's more rotational than direct to the plate. Bonnin is shorter than scouts like for a righthander at 6-foot-1, 180 pounds, but he has the makings of two plus pitches and natural athleticism. He's also an accomplished hitter who should be a two-way star if he makes it to Arkansas, but in pro ball, he'll be a power pitcher.

27.825: Darius Vines, RHP, Oxnard JC
28.855: Kier Meredith, CF, Robert B Glenn HS - committed to Clemson (BA rank: 215)
The conversation about Meredith starts with his speed--he's a true 80 runner on the 20-to-80 scale, capable of reaching first base in 3.9 seconds from the left side and running the 60-yard dash in less than 6.5 seconds. That speed fits in center field, where Meredith shows advanced instincts and routes; he has a chance to be a plus defensive outfielder. Meredith is a lefthanded hitter with a contact-oriented approach that pairs well with his dynamic speed. Meredith showed limited power with a wood bat on the summer showcase circuit, but his pure hitting improved as he saw more advanced arms and he showed a knack for making contact and driving the ball to the gaps. He has natural timing and athleticism in the batter's box and he added more thump as he got stronger and added more separation to his swing in the spring. Meredith is a natural leader and an extremely hard worker. He is young for the class and won't turn 18 until September. He is committed to Clemson.

29.885: Jake Steffens, RHP, Santa Clara - senior
30.915: Cam Balego, IF, Mercyhurst College - senior
31.945: Ramsey Romano, IF, Cal State Long Beach - redshirt junior (BA rank: 494)

Romano was an All-State quarterback in addition to baseball star in high school, and he spent his freshman year at Michigan as both an infielder and a backup quarterback on Jim Harbaugh's football team. After one year Romano dropped football and transferred to Yavapai (Ariz.) JC, where he led the Roughriders to the 2016 Junior College National Championship. Romano continued his championship ways at Long Beach State, leading the team with an .338 average out of the cleanup spot in the regular season to help the Dirtbags win their first Big West Conference title since 2008. Romano is an excellent athlete able to drive mid-90s velocity and take extra bases with his above-average speed. He is a solid defender at third base with an above-average arm and can stick at the position. Romano doesn't hit for much power and is a bit of a free-swinger, but his contact and defense profile works well with his athleticism and championship pedigree.

32.975: Hunter Ruth, RHP, Buchholz HS, Gainesville, FL - committed to Florida (BA rank: 135, MLB.com rank: 151)
Ruth was trending up toward the top of the class this spring before tearing his ulnar collateral ligament and having to undergo Tommy John surgery. The Gainesville-based righty showed advanced stuff early in the season, including a fastball that sat in the mid-90s and touched 97 mph. In addition, his slider showed the makings of a plus pitch at its best, and following the 2016 East Coast Pro Showcase, some scouts thought his changeup was among the best of high school righthanders. Top everything off with the fact that he was showing improved command (just three walks in 17.1 innings) and the only reason he's not a top 50 prospect is because of the uncertainty that comes with any pitcher who's had Tommy John.

33.1005: Joe Donovan, C, Westmont HS, Westmont, IL - committed to Michigan
34.1035: Andrew Karp, RHP, Florida State - redshirt sophomore (BA rank: 253)
Karp broke his femur in a traumatic car accident during his freshman year that sidelined him for the 2015 season. He returned in 2016 and become a midweek starter for the Seminoles this spring. While Karp hasn't always been consistent, he has shown promising flashes. His velocity hasn't always been there, but on the right day Karp can sit at 90-93 mph with his fastball and throw quality strikes. His best offspeed pitch is his changeup, which some scouts grade as a plus pitch. It shows late tumbling action and Karp throws it to both lefties and righties. His curveball often shows soft, loose spin, but some evaluators think it could be effective enough to work as an early-count, show-me pitch to disrupt hitters' timing. Karp got off to a strong start this spring, but his overall results were underwhelming. He posted a 5.06 ERA and struck out 57 batters in 53.1 innings. Karp's shaky track record and suspect performance make him a risky pick, but he could be a nice value if the team that takes him is able to help him iron out his weaknesses.

35.1065: Ben Ramirez, SS, Eastlake HS, Chula Vista, CA - committed to Southern Cal (BA rank: 259)
Ramirez was an early bloomer that drew the attention of scouts as a 6-foot-2, 170-pound freshman. His promise was in his projectable frame, but he never made the expected strength gains and thus divides scouts in their present evaluations. Now a senior, Ramirez is a thinly-built 6-foot-3, 180 pounds with below-average bat speed and little strength to impact the ball against good competition. Some evaluators believe his strength is still to come, while others who have been waiting for years are doubtful. Ramirez played shortstop in high school but projects to move to third base, where his reliable hands and average arm will work. Ramirez's upside depends on if he ever gets stronger. The evaluators that believe he will see Ramirez as a projectable gamble worth taking in the top 10 rounds, while others think he should honor his commitment to Southern California.

36.1095: Tanner Allen, CF, UMS Wright Prep School - committed to Mississippi State
A former LSU commit who is now set to attend Mississippi State, Allen was a 4A First Team All-State performer in Alabama back in 2015. The second baseman followed up his sensational 2015 season by helping lead his high school team to a state championship last year. He was then selected as a member of the 40-man roster for the U18 National Team as an outfielder. In addition to his baseball accolades and skills on the diamond, Allen started at quarterback for the UMS-Wright football team for three straight seasons. Allen has drawn comparisons to Keith Lockhart, who played in the Majors for a decade and was known for his consistent bat and infield play. While he could use more time to develop in college, Allen has adequate arm strength and a smooth, simple approach at the plate, often resulting in line drives and quick, hard contact. Allen attended MLB's Prospect Development Pipeline premier event in Atlanta this January.

37.1125: Alex Cornwell, LHP, Maranatha HS, Pasadena, CA - committed to Southern Cal (BA rank: 498)
Cornwell first drew attention at the Prospect Development Pipeline showcase the fall of his senior year and carried it forward, pitching Maranatha to the CIF-Southern Section Div. 4 quarterfinals. Cornwell is 6-foot-1, 170 pounds but is often described as a "small" lefthander by evaluators because his frame has yet to physically mature. His fastball sits in the high 80s and touches 92 mph and he shows the ability to shape a potential plus curveball. Cornwell's command is extremely limited however, to the point he struggled terribly with walks, wild pitches, and hit batters while playing lower-level high school competition. Cornwell is an interesting projection type a select few teams have been tied to, but his lack of command has most evaluators believing he ends up in college. He is committed to Southern California.

38.1155: Russell Smith, LHP, Midlothian HS, Midlothian, TX - committed to Texas Christian (BA rank: 455)
Passantino was arguably the most dominant pitcher in the Cape Cod League as a rising junior, posting a 1.13 ERA in 55.2 innings. This spring, Passantino posted a robust 95-to-9 strikeout-to-walk ration. He's not overpower, throwing his fastball in the mid to upper 80s. He has a sharp slider and shows flashes with a curveball too. Passantino's loud performance could intrigue some teams, but he could also end up back at Lipscomb for one more year.

39.1185: Cooper Coldiron, IF, Houston
40.1215: Jeffrey Passantino, RHP, Lipscomb
Passantino was arguably the most dominant pitcher in the Cape Cod League as a rising junior, posting a 1.13 ERA in 55.2 innings. This spring, Passantino posted a robust 95-to-9 strikeout-to-walk ration. He's not overpower, throwing his fastball in the mid to upper 80s. He has a sharp slider and shows flashes with a curveball too. Passantino's loud performance could intrigue some teams, but he could also end up back at Lipscomb for one more year.
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Postby Tryptamine » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:19 pm

Anyone got the stream to work yet? I keep getting the same 30 second intromercial and predraft coverage was supposed to start 20minutes ago.
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Postby davell » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:28 pm



BA's final mock. Lots of interesting stuff, Lewis at 1.....Has us with Schmidt and Lange.
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Postby davell » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:30 pm

Tryptamine wrote:Anyone got the stream to work yet? I keep getting the same 30 second intromercial and predraft coverage was supposed to start 20minutes ago.


Watching it on TV. You're definitely not missing anything.
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Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:50 pm

Anyone got a Harold Reynolds bingo card tonight?
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Postby Hrubes20 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:51 pm

Keith Law tweeted that a source for a team with a lower top 10 pick informed him that Lewis looks to be the 1st pick. It's been McKay/Wright for the past 3 months it seems. Crazy how weird this draft is up top.
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Postby Regular Show » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:00 pm

Man this is going to be a weird draft. Never seen so much uncertainty leading right up to the draft. Maybe like in 2004 (when M. Bush went #1), but teams treat the draft so much differently now and there are spending limits.

I feel like there are going to be a high number of busts in the 1st round, like way more than normal.
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Postby davell » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:09 pm

Lewis is going 1.....I can't believe they're taking him over Greene, since they're willing to take a HS kid.
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Postby weis21 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:16 pm

MLB network just told me lewis is a real baseball player
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Postby davell » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:19 pm

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:Anyone got a Harold Reynolds bingo card tonight?


He's in form for sure.
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Postby treebird » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:24 pm

davell wrote:https://twitter.com/Cubs/status/874403968767668224


my friend of a friend who does stat stuff for the cubs is in this picture, I'll let you guys know when he texts me a picture of the big board
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Postby davell » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:38 pm

No deal cut at 4 or at 5. Top 5 players go in top 5. I think we probably benefit by teams cutting deals.
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Postby Tryptamine » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:44 pm

Going to be surprised if Oakland isn't in on Hiura or Bukauskas.
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Postby Regular Show » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:49 pm

Well that's good for us. Hiura hopefully keeps falling, and maybe he'll fall all the way to our pick. Doubt it, but you never know...
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Postby davell » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:51 pm

Thru 7 picks, no guys look to have been over drafted.
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Postby weis21 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:55 pm

typical NC cell phone coverage from austin beck, i see
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Postby Splendid Splinter » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:04 am

Good job MLB Network showing Hiura being picked by Brewers on the big board before they announced the pick. Lol
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Postby Tryptamine » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:06 am

Milwuakee really continues to impress me. Hiura is a hell of a good pick.
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Postby Tryptamine » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:10 am

Bukauskas and Faedo starting to fall a little.
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Postby davell » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:15 am

I think I'd have taken White over Burger.
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Re: 2017 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

Postby toonsterwu » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:18 am

Tryptamine wrote:Going to be surprised if Oakland isn't in on Hiura or Bukauskas.


I have never been huge on Bukauskus. I think he's a pen arm. A really good one, but ... I'm just not convinced he's a long term starter. I mean, I wasn't huge on Fulmer, and I liked Fulmer better than Bukauskus.

This isn't to say he can't be a starter. I just think there's work that needs to be done, so never saw the hype of him as a high first type of guy. Against pro hitters that have detailed scouting reports, teams will go up there and sit on the breaking stuff, IMO.
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Re: 2017 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

Postby davell » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:19 am

So, I have to admit that it'd be awesome for the White Sox to get Seth Beer next year, to have the Burger-Beer combo.
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Re: 2017 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

Postby davell » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:25 am

I was thinking Baz was going to Houston. Wouldn't shock me if Pittsburgh has some trouble signing him.
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Re: 2017 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

Postby OleMissCub » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:27 am

So I don't see Brent Rooker going in the first in any of these mock drafts. Wonder how often it has happened that the (likely) Golden Spikes winner doesn't go in the first round (either that year or the subsequent year)
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