Re: John Fay's article today-- 2002 draft the Reds could have had.....?????
The Brewers went against the conventional wisdom picking up Fielder, mostly due to his weight issues.
That still doesn't excuse the drafting of Gruler. Rarely if ever do high school pitchers or college relievers warrant 7-figure bonuses.
How, then, are those people of the future—who are taking steroids every day—going to look back on baseball players who used steroids? They're going to look back on them as pioneers. They're going to look back at it and say "So what?" - Bill James, Cooperstown and the 'Roids