Thread: OT : MLB Draft
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06-08-2008, 05:37 AM
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jacklours
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Originally Posted by Atwater Ghost View Post
You have to have 50 rounds, teams lose slots in the first few rounds due to sandwich picks for free agent acquisitions & there are like 6 or 7 minor league teams to fill. Baseball is the pioneer of minor league systems that branch like big city subways! To bad the Jays missed out on the Canadian kid, he got picked one slot before by Milwaukee in the 1st round. The picks are done on conference call anyway, & players eligible are numbered like a catalog, it's a lot quicker than you would think.

Thx for the information.

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Originally Posted by habsrock60 View Post
That is a ridiculously long draft. Also, why does it take place at such a weird time of the year? Most are in the offseason. MLB's takes place during the season. Kinda weird.
You're right, I didn't think about that.

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