Originally Posted by Doc. Scott
With the new rules, I can't think most teams will be able to sign lower-round HS picks away from college commitments. Makes me wonder why the Reds are spending time drafting such players like Stephens.
One of the most difficult thing in scouting is trying to predict who is willing sign. The Reds might know something, but on the other hand, this could insurance for if they can't come to terms with some of their earlier draft picks since it would potentially draw from the same pool.