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    First round in the books:

    Round Overall Team Selection
    1 1 Washington Nationals Adrian Morejon (SP - SDP)
    1 2 Arizona Diamondbacks Nick Senzel (3B - CIN)
    1 3 Los Angeles Dodgers Kyle Lewis (OF - SEA)
    1 4 Minnesota Twins Tyler O'Neil (OF - SEA)
    1 5 Los Angeles Dodgers A.J. Puk (SP - OAK)
    1 6 Atlanta Braves Corey Ray (CF - MIL)
    1 7 Los Angeles Dodgers Jason Groome (SP - BOS)
    1 8 Chicago Cubs Lourdes Gurriel (UT - TOR)
    1 9 Arizona Diamondbacks Mickey Moniak (CF - PHI)
    1 10 Arizona Diamondbacks Ramon Laureano (CF - HOU)
    1 11 Chicago White Sox Mitch Keller (SP - PIT)
    1 12 New York Yankees Fernando Romero (SP - MIN)
    1 13 New York Mets Cal Quantrill (SP - SDP)
    1 14 St. Louis Cardinals Thomas Szapucki (SP - NYM)
    1 15 New York Yankees Zack Collins (C - CHW)
    1 16 Los Angeles Angels Alex Kirilloff (OF - MIN)
    1 17 Detroit Tigers Delvin Perez (SS - STL)
    1 18 Atlanta Braves Riley Pint (SP - COL)
    1 19 Chicago White Sox Blake Rutherford (OF - NYY)
    1 20 St. Louis Cardinals Miguel Andujar (3B - NYY)
    1 21 Tampa Bay Rays Juan Soto (OF - WAS)
    1 22 St. Louis Cardinals Braxton Garrett (SP - MIA)
    1 23 St. Louis Cardinals Jordan Yamamoto (SP - MIL)
    1 24 Miami Marlins Matt Manning (SP - DET)
    1 25 St. Louis Cardinals Dylan Cozens (OF - PHI)
    1 26 Cleveland Indians Sixto Sanchez (SP - PHI)
    1 27 St. Louis Cardinals Luis Urias (2B - SD)
    1 28 New York Mets Greg Allen (OF - CLE)
    1 29 Baltimore Orioles Matt Thaiss (1B - LAA)
    1 30 Seattle Mariners Ian Anderson (SP - ATL)
    "When I'm in a slump, I comfort myself by saying I believe in dinosaurs, then somewhere, dinosaurs they must be believing in me. And if they believe in me, then I can believe in me. Then I bust out." - Mookie Wilson

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    Washington to open the second round:

    2 31 Washington Nationals
    2 32 Arizona Diamondbacks
    2 33 Detroit Tigers
    2 34 Milwaukee Brewers
    2 35 Texas Rangers
    2 36 Atlanta Braves
    2 37 Chicago White Sox
    2 38 Chicago Cubs
    2 39 Tampa Bay Rays
    2 40 Milwaukee Brewers
    2 41 Detroit Tigers
    2 42 New York Yankees
    2 43 Milwaukee Brewers
    2 44 Minnesota Twins
    2 45 Tampa Bay Rays
    2 46 Los Angeles Angels
    2 47 Milwaukee Brewers
    2 48 Detroit Tigers
    2 49 Arizona Diamondbacks
    2 50 Texas Rangers
    2 51 San Diego Padres
    2 52 Cincinnati Reds
    2 53 Miami Marlins
    2 54 San Diego Padres
    2 55 Milwaukee Brewers
    2 56 Tampa Bay Rays
    2 57 Minnesota Twins
    2 58 Seattle Mariners
    2 59 Seattle Mariners
    2 60 Minnesota Twins
    "When I'm in a slump, I comfort myself by saying I believe in dinosaurs, then somewhere, dinosaurs they must be believing in me. And if they believe in me, then I can believe in me. Then I bust out." - Mookie Wilson

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by vdartanian View Post
    Please and thanks!
    The add's been made for you so you don't need to worry about it.
    "When I'm in a slump, I comfort myself by saying I believe in dinosaurs, then somewhere, dinosaurs they must be believing in me. And if they believe in me, then I can believe in me. Then I bust out." - Mookie Wilson

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    Quote Originally Posted by vdartanian View Post
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    Who does everyone got as the best and worst picks?

    I guess i'd go with A.J Puke # 5 as the worst pick. Followed by Lourdes Gurriel @ 8.

    Best pick..obviously super biased but i think Rutherford at 19 was crazy good value but not considering i had to give up a first, second and third to get the pick.

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    5. Ian Anderson, rhp |

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    Born: May 2, 1998. B-T: R-R. Ht.: 6-3. Wt.: 170. Drafted: HS—Clifton Park, N.Y., 2016 (1st round). Signed by: Greg Morhardt.

    Background: Anderson attracted attention in the Metropolitan Baseball Classic prior to his junior year and began to take off when he pitched against 2015 first-round pick Garrett Whitley the following spring. Despite battling pneumonia and a minor injury during his senior year, Anderson ranked high on the Braves’ 2016 draft board from the outset, and Atlanta drafted the lanky, projectable righthander third overall and signed him for a below-slot $4 million.

    Scouting Report: Anderson possesses the classic combination of current ability with the potential to become even better with experience and physical development. A cerebral pitcher who was a Vanderbilt commit, he has impressed with his calm, mature approach and ability to dissect the strike zone with his impressive command and ability to work both sides of the plate. He throws all three of his pitches from the same release point, which makes them difficult for hitters to decipher. His fastball sits at 92-94 mph and has touched 97. He also throws a late-breaking curveball, with above-average potential and 10-to-4 shape at 79-81 mph and a plus changeup in the mid-80s.

    The Future: After spending his pro debut at Atlanta’s two Rookie-level affiliates, Anderson will open 2017 at low Class A Rome, where he can expect to spend the entire campaign. From there he has the ability to move quickly as he develops into a mid-rotation starter at the big league level.

    Read more at http://www.baseballamerica.com/minor...CGqP3SDimZp.99

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    Quote Originally Posted by jays4life19 View Post
    Who does everyone got as the best and worst picks?

    I guess i'd go with A.J Puke # 5 as the worst pick. Followed by Lourdes Gurriel @ 8.

    Best pick..obviously super biased but i think Rutherford at 19 was crazy good value but not considering i had to give up a first, second and third to get the pick.
    I like the Cal Quantrill and Ian Anderson picks. I think I'll hold off criticizing any, but there's definitely some I think went too high.

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    I thought the Romero and Collins picks were the best value...

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    I liked Zack Collins and Mitch Keller picks/

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    I like the Quantrill and Cozens picks the best. The funny thing about Cozens is that the Cards passed on him several times for what to my eyes seemed like less obvious options so I figured he was mine. Kind of seems like he just sort of fell to them. The Juan Soto pick surprised me but it really shouldn't have. I like him better than most of the players drafted. I actually like the Lourdes pick. I think people are sleeping on his upside.
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    Damnit, I'd hoped either Thaiss or Anderson would fall to me.
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    Oh fuck off. Goins is a role player you dumb fuck.

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    Second round should be pretty wide open. I'm very curious to see who gets drafted and who slips through.
    "When I'm in a slump, I comfort myself by saying I believe in dinosaurs, then somewhere, dinosaurs they must be believing in me. And if they believe in me, then I can believe in me. Then I bust out." - Mookie Wilson

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    I'll take Forrest Whitley

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    Oh fuck off. Goins is a role player you dumb fuck.

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    6. Forrest Whitley, rhp | bba_video_icon_red

    Born: Sept. 15, 1997. B-T: R-R. Ht.: 6-7. Wt.: 240. Drafted: HS–San Antonio, 2016 (1st round). Signed by: Noel Gonzales

    Background: Like many top high school pitching prospects, Whitley went from nothing to something after a growth spurt. A sub-six-feet freshman, he gained six inches and 15 mph before his sophomore year, but it wasn’t until he shed baby fat that he emerged as a potential first-rounder. Whitley went to the Astros 17th overall in the draft.

    Scouting Report: Whitley has the plus-plus fastball you expect from a first-round high school pitching prospect. He sits 92-94 mph and touches 97, and his fastball generates swings and misses due to its excellent life. But unlike many young power pitches, Whitley has three secondary pitches that he has confidence in. His curveball is a plus downer and was the pitch Whitley focused on in his pro debut, but some scouts believe his high-80s power slider could end up being even better. He threw it only once or twice a game as a pro, but it was his go-to weapon in high school. It lacks massive depth, but Whitley makes up for it with velocity and late movement. His changeup is advanced for a power pitcher his age.

    The Future: The path from the draft to the big leagues for high school righthanders is rarely a straight road, but Whitley’s plus stuff and advanced control give him the building blocks to be a front-of-the-rotation starter. He should pitch at low Class A Quad Cities in 2017.

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    15 mins and no pick from King?

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