2015 MLB Draft Day thread.

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Snodgrass'Muff said:
 
Or, he won't likely be major league ready (if ever) for like 4 years and by then Margot will either be a starter in Boston, traded, or washed out and Betts will have shown us if he's a future MVP or just a major league regular and the problem probably won't ever exist. :)
Alternatively, he could set the world on fire and make it a problem.
 
A man can dream right?  :D
 

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jscola85 said:
For those lamenting Mark Kotsay, in his peak years (2001 - 2004) he was a 4-WAR player who posted roughly a .290/.360/.440 line with elite defense in center field and double digit steals on the basepaths.  Is that really all that bad?  Clearly don't want the guy who inexplicably lingered around for 5 years longer than he deserved in the majors, but Peak Kotsay was a damn good player.
 
As a ceiling comp he might be a little underwhelming for a #7 overall pick. As an upper-mid comp, he's fine. We can hope for more, but getting Kotsay would be a perfectly acceptable outcome.
 
 
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You realize Castro is our right fielder now right?
 
 

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Savin Hillbilly said:
 
If he develops as anticipated then Margot becomes expendable. Or he does. Or Mookie does. 
 
I was entirely kidding. They should take whoever the best player available to them is. 
 

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Savin Hillbilly said:
 
As a ceiling comp he might be a little underwhelming for a #7 overall pick. As an upper-mid comp, he's fine. We can hope for more, but getting Kotsay would be a perfectly acceptable outcome.
 
 
He was the 9th overall pick in 1996.
 

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Hee Sox Choi said:
I'm glad the Yanks didn't get Whitley.
 
If they had, I'd have been worried about him actually being the next Trout for wholly irrational reasons.
 
He's pretty good on camera, though. Funny, too.
 

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Snodgrass'Muff said:
 
If they had, I'd have been worried about him actually being the next Trout for wholly irrational reasons.
 
He's pretty good on camera, though. Funny, too.
My thoughts on him exactly re: Trout2!
 

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TimScribble said:
Kaprielian to NYY
College pitcher
 
I saw the feature on him yesterday. Huge makeup guy, I think. His mom passed away from cancer recently. Big tear jerker and seems like a decent kid.
 

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Fratboy said:
 
I saw the feature on him yesterday. Huge makeup guy, I think. His mom passed away from cancer recently. Big tear jerker and seems like a decent kid.
 
 
Rough Carrigan said:
I have to admit that there was an MLB network profile about him focusing on how his mother passed away from cancer and he came off as a really likeable kid.
 
Where were you two watching this?
 

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Wingack said:
 
Nice and I like the Wacha comp they just said.
 
"He'll never be as good a pitcher as Michael Wacha."
 
Good comp
 

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Rough Carrigan said:
Before that yankees pick they showed David Cone sitting at the yankees table.  Doesn't he still do broadcasting for the YES network?  If so, that's a little odd.  How would we feel if Remy was at the Sox table?
Ummm...completely indifferent?

Why does that strike you as being odd? I guess I'm just not getting what issue you're having with it.
 

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Rough Carrigan said:
Before that yankees pick they showed David Cone sitting at the yankees table.  Doesn't he still do broadcasting for the YES network?  If so, that's a little odd.  How would we feel if Remy was at the Sox table?
Cone at the NYY table is more appropriate than
Cone in a bullpen.
 

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Papelbon's Poutine said:
Ummm...completely indifferent?

Why does that strike you as being odd? I guess I'm just not getting what issue you're having with it.
I don't know, I guess two possibilities.  Either it's completely pointless, in which case why bother.   Do they really need Cone's degree of celebrity?  Or, if he ever does anything, does that compromise his ability to be objective.