Originally Posted by nemesis
These guys aren't going to pass up guys like Francisco, Frazier, Heisey, Sapplett, Valakia, Dorn... Notta chance. Have you paid attention on the slowness they move most college players through the system?
It'll be 2013 2014 before one of the guys under Grandal makes it to the bigs.
Dorn was just left unprotected in the Rule 5 draft and no one took him. Maybe it has more to do with the player than it does with their philosophy.
Heisey was in single A for most of 2008, now is with the big club.