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Draft Grade

Draft Grade

PostPost #1 by birdwatcher55 » June 7th, 2012, 12:47 pm

I honestly admit I know every little about the players we drafted so I was wondering if those in the know would like to grade this draft??? It seems to me we reached a bit in the early rounds, although I was quite pleased with the SC 1B we picked up. He seems like a natural hitter 8-)
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Re: Draft Grade

PostPost #2 by Don » June 7th, 2012, 7:16 pm

I would not go draft grade, it is just not the way things are done. I talk in terms of value. I did like a few of their picks and they were targets of a few clubs, some including mine.

There is some stuff to like with Kline. He has drive and competes hard, solid work ethic. He is not a high risk and at worst he will be a nice middle reliever, if the starter role is stunted at any point.

Marin is a nice project and some skills, he too has a high motor.

Nice mix of powerLHP (Lex), command artists (Waltrip), projection (Poche, Grendall)

A few power RHP (Wager, Velazquez, Bazzani, Grim)

Lets see who they sign as there are a few post 10 rounders that are better than their draft slot. At this point it is solid, it simply depends who is in the fold on July 14th.
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Re: Draft Grade

PostPost #3 by Old Sneakers » June 8th, 2012, 3:45 am

Rep'd you Don, thanks for the insight.
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Re: Draft Grade

PostPost #4 by Don » June 8th, 2012, 10:07 am

No worries. I am humbled that you appreciate my thoughts.
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Re: Draft Grade

PostPost #5 by Don » June 8th, 2012, 10:11 am

If I had to rank post 10th round priorities stritcly on talent/ceiling, it would go as follows.

1. Derick Velazquez
2. Kevin Grendall
3. Jake Pintar
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Re: Draft Grade

PostPost #6 by Tucker Blair » June 8th, 2012, 10:28 am

Don wrote:If I had to rank post 10th round priorities stritcly on talent/ceiling, it would go as follows.

1. Derick Velazquez
2. Kevin Grendall
3. Jake Pintar


Velazquez seemed like one of the better picks in the 15th round, based on value.
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