Originally Posted by TRF
the point is if you pick a HS pitcher in the first round, unless you have the first pick, and that HS pitcher is the concencus pick, then you more than likely punted your first pick.
It is more of a risk but there is always that possibility that Homer ends up being a Beckett or Wood or Greincke.
While Homer was a risky pick as Nelson would have been, can't say it was a bad pick until he does not succeed.
The safe pick would have been Townsend.