Re: Discuss Reds 2006 Reds Draft picks here
Originally Posted by RedsManRick
I'm really disappointed in the pick. Obviously I'll give it time to see how he pans out, but this seems like a Bowden era pick of a toolsy outfielders. I really would've like to have seen Lincecum. The only debate I've heard around him is whether he's Billy Wagner or Roy Oswalt...
Sort of like Chris Gruler's curve was better than Tom Seaver? The comparisons to star major leaguers for draft picks is really a silly game when you look at the flame out rate for draft picks. It also isn't fair to the pick. Not sure why scouts feel the need to do such comparisons.
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