Re: 2006 Official MLB Draft Thread
Originally Posted by lollipopcurve
I see your point, but the Royals have made a couple of good #1 picks in the last two years (Butler and Gordon) and it isn't impossible to imagine that Moore would want to keep a couple of decision makers out of that scouting department. In my mind, it makes sense to defer to the guys who have been paid to scout, whether you're picking at #1 or #10.
While I can see trusting your scouts to an extent, Moore's being paid to make big decisions. I'd say whether to lock up Emil Brown pales in comparison to the #1 overall pick. At the very least you'd think he'd want to make sure the money/talent call being made was in line with his own thinking.
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