Originally Posted by Steve4192
I wouldn't worry too much about developing players for specific needs. As long as the Reds continue to develop top notch arms, they will have more than enough ammunition to pull off a trade for whatever else they need. Young pitching has always been the most valuable commodity on the trade market, and the Reds have that in spades.
Fair enough, but SS are very hard to come by as well. Just look - Arizona just had to trade one of the biggest pitching prospects in baseball just to get a SS that projects by most as a second-division starter.
Oscar Mercado is the best one in this draft. Would be great if he somehow falls to #30.