Other Chicago & General Sports Thread XVII - Baseball has returned!
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03-28-2013, 03:47 PM
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He's definitely not having a bad year. The kid has a .84 ERA and a 41 to 10 K to BB ratio while playing a good non-conference schedule.
The reason he fell on some mocks was because of an ankle injury that he's already come back from. He's never moved from KLaw's top 3.
Have heard some talk about Jonathan Grey being in contention for #1-1, and
Manea falling out of the Top 10
. Too rash, or trending that way?
I mentioned those points in a recent draft blog post -
I think that's the realistic-pessimistic view on Manaea
, and I think Gray is the alternative to Appel at 1-1 right now. Cubs fans should be most excited about Gray, because his emergence would mean, today, that they are guaranteed to get a top-tier college starter who projects as at least a good #2.
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