Originally Posted by westofyou
It is to me, with pitching at a premium price wise it behooves the Reds to stockpile some arms that are closer to the show. Impact arms will be what pushes this team above the mean, but waiting 5 years to see if a guy can make it is not acceptable IMO.
Problem is that at pick number 8 the top college arms are gone. So you can take the second tier college arms or the first tier high school arms.
In fact, BA list has college arm going 7 and then next college arm is at 14. So should Reds overdraft someone by 6 or 7 slots because he is older?