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07-31-2012, 06:55 PM
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Location: Coeur d'Alene Idaho
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I viewed that comp pick the same way you did. It was more valuable for the bonus money than the pick itself. Anyone the Pirates would have picked there probably would have been a 3rd or 4th round signable player to help go over-slot on one (or both) of the real first round picks.
Great job 'fixing' the broken system, MLB.
Yeah, basically a Boras like agent would only use that additional slotting money against the pirates and say they have additional money to spend and their client wont sign unless they get all of it. It's just such an assanine system and as much as I enjoy the pirates they have the worst run league in professional sports.
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