2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

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Re: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

Postby CyHawk_Cub » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:13 am

The Cubs are gonna wind up taking a yucky pitcher aren't they. Too many are gonna be there.
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Postby UK » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:14 am

Tryptamine wrote:The Orioles have to be salivating, Liberatore/Winn/SInger all there for them at #11.


Liberatore has to be the pick, IMO.
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Postby Tim » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:15 am

Tryptamine wrote:The Orioles have to be salivating, Liberatore/Winn/SInger all there for them at #11.

Soon we get to find out which they will ruin
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Postby Tryptamine » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:15 am

UK wrote:
Tryptamine wrote:The Orioles have to be salivating, Liberatore/Winn/SInger all there for them at #11.


Liberatore has to be the pick, IMO.


I agree, but I'm really hoping not because I want to draft him in my dynasty and I can't do that if he goes to that pitching wasteland.
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Postby Regular Show » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:17 am

UK wrote:Nice Pick for Pitt with Swaggerty.

Keeps the high ceiling arms falling too...


At this rate, I say switch it up for the Cubs strategy and target one of the falling TOR type arms. If Shane McClanahan is still there when the Cubs are picking they better take him.
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Postby davell » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:17 am

Tryptamine wrote:The Orioles have to be salivating, Liberatore/Winn/SInger all there for them at #11.


And God bless those players, because NONE of them want to go to Baltimore.
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Postby CaliforniaRaisin » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:18 am

Third straight year a Florida ace falls.
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Postby UK » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:19 am

Regular Show wrote:
UK wrote:Stewart has the highest upside, IMO in this draft.


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Postby Tryptamine » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:20 am

I am a big Grayson fan, but #11 ahead of Libertore? Not sure I can justify that.
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Postby davell » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:21 am

Rodriguez at 11 and evidently Groshans is going 12. WTF is going on? There's not enough guys to save for. These teams are not smart.
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Postby UK » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:22 am

Winn or Liberatore might be in play for STL :x .
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Postby UK » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:23 am

Let these arms fall. These next 4 picks will dictate whether the surplus will be with college arms or prep bats.
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Postby CaliforniaRaisin » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:26 am

UK wrote:Let these arms fall. These next 4 picks will dictate whether the surplus will be with college arms or prep bats.


Or college arms (Singer, Gilbert, McClanahan, Kowar)?
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Postby ScrubMD » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:29 am

13 year old Juan Pierre Jr is there repping the Marlins in one of his dad's suits.
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Postby CaliforniaRaisin » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:31 am

davell wrote:Rodriguez at 11 and evidently Groshans is going 12. WTF is going on? There's not enough guys to save for. These teams are not smart.


We really don't know enough about these guys ability or their signability, to really say a team isn't smart for their pick. All we have our videos and various publication's scouting reports.

There was a lot of negative stuff said about the Cubs' draft that netted them Schwarber and Cease and the Cubs did pretty well for themselves there.
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Postby Tryptamine » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:32 am

So um, what if Singer is there at 24?
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Postby UK » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:34 am

Tryptamine wrote:So um, what if Singer is there at 24?


If he's the best on the board, take him.
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Postby CaliforniaRaisin » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:35 am

Tryptamine wrote:So um, what if Singer is there at 24?


I think there are too many teams ahead of the Cubs that will take a college arm like him (Angels, Cardinals, Twins, Brewers).

But the Cubs should take him unless there's someone else they like even more or if there are some issues with his medicals.
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Postby Bertz » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:35 am

Tryptamine wrote:So um, what if Singer is there at 24?


I think it depends on $$. There's a chance that the reason he hasn't gone yet is that it's a Mark Appel situation, where he has a high number and only like 3 teams can afford to make that work. But if he can be had without Ricky Williams-ing your draft, you gotta do it.
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Postby CaliforniaRaisin » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:36 am

I'm guessing Liberatore finally goes here to Tampa but what a fall.
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Postby davell » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:38 am

CaliforniaRaisin wrote:I'm guessing Liberatore finally goes here to Tampa but what a fall.


Yeah, if not, it's got to be to KC.
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Re: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

Postby ScrubMD » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:39 am

CaliforniaRaisin wrote:
davell wrote:Rodriguez at 11 and evidently Groshans is going 12. WTF is going on? There's not enough guys to save for. These teams are not smart.


We really don't know enough about these guys ability or their signability, to really say a team isn't smart for their pick. All we have our videos and various publication's scouting reports.

There was a lot of negative stuff said about the Cubs' draft that netted them Schwarber and Cease and the Cubs did pretty well for themselves there.


I don't think I'll ever forget how dumbfounded the mlb hosts were after the Schwarber pick because Alex Jackson was higher up on the list their producers handed them before the broadcast.
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Re: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

Postby Regular Show » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:43 am

CaliforniaRaisin wrote:I'm guessing Liberatore finally goes here to Tampa but what a fall.


It happens in the drafts of other professional sports so I say it happens here too -- paralysis by analysis.
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Re: 2018 Actual MLB Draft Day(s) Thread

Postby davell » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:44 am

Liberatore to Tampa. Still have Singer and Gorman out there. McClanahan is extremely interesting too, as a guy who's dropped due to recent performance.
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Postby Cubswin11 » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:45 am

Liberatore looks like he’s 14
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