Originally Posted by Orenda
Does this chart take into consideration draft position? number of picks etc? Otherwise I would say that MLB teams who perform well in terms of their W-L record and who are also able to produce through the draft despite having lower picks is far more impressive than an organization who picks in the top 10 annually. For example in the chart the royals are in the lower third despite picking near the top every year.
It doesn't really do that. It just takes into account the grades each draft class has been given (today, not at the time). Theoretically it will reward teams with higher draft spots, but at the same time teams can make up for that by going well over slot for talent that falls too.