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2009 MLB Amateur Draft Day 1: Losers

Posted on 13. Jun, 2009 by Tarun Joseph.

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Pittsburg Pirates
The Pirates selected catcher Tony Sanchez mostly because of signability as they reportedly worked out a deal with him prior to the draft. I understand the need for the Pirates to play this one safe but much like the Washington Nationals they don’t have a face of the franchise and Sanchez projects end up [...]

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2009 MLB Amateur Draft Day 1: Winners

Posted on 11. Jun, 2009 by Tarun Joseph.

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Washington Nationals
The Nationals have been a sad sack of a franchise since their inception in the league, but this move could be the one that people look back to as a turning point. Washington not only gets one of the best prospects in history, but finally a dearly needed face of the franchise.
Kansas City Royals
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MLB Mock Draft 3.0- Final Mock

Posted on 08. Jun, 2009 by Tarun Joseph.

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As the 2009 MLB Draft approaches a lot of changes have been made to the final mock draft. The first round is stacked with tons of high school talent, mostly pitchers, who all possess very high ceilings while positional players for the most part will take a back seat. Tanner Scheppers made the biggest jump [...]

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2009 Organizational Report: Atlanta Braves

Posted on 03. Jun, 2009 by Tarun Joseph.

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Unlike other elite farm systems such as Tampa Bay and Texas the Atlanta Braves have maintained a strong and deep minor league system for the last decade while the parent club has enjoyed perennial success as division leaders. This is a primary reason the Braves scouting staff is often regarded among the League’s best, employing [...]

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MLB Mock Draft 2.0

Posted on 27. May, 2009 by Tarun Joseph.

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It’s getting closer to the June 9-11 Draft and we got a couple guys rising and falling in our newest Mock Draft. Strasburg and Ackley seem certain to go one and two respectively but after that it gets interesting. Aaron Crow, the pitcher who the Nationals failed to sign in 2008, makes a big jump [...]

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