Originally Posted by Benihana
Disagree with this.
If a team wants you as a professional at a specific position and is willing to pay you significantly more money than you would otherwise make to play that position, the choice is either take it or do something else for a living - or at least, for as long as that team owns your rights for that sport.
I'm glad I don't work for you.
But seriously, people are hard to predict. Lorenzen might have his heart set on being the next Ken Griffey Jr, and he might be willing to wait for the 2014 draft if the Reds aren't willing to even listen to him on the subject.
You can't treat people like stratomatic cards.