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    Quote Originally Posted by lollipopcurve View Post
    Pitchability. Do not dismiss it. It's not all about velocity. That's why I liked the Leake selection, wouldn't have minded Wacha, and this year would like a kid like Serrano. But I need to look at the pitchers a little more, still.
    I hear Serrano makes the bats afraid of his curveball.
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    Honest I can't say it any better than Hoosier Red did in his post, he sums it up basically perfectly.

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    Re: 2013 draft

    BA mocks Hunter Harvey to Reds, a kid with a power arm. Thoughts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by LoganBuck View Post
    BA mocks Hunter Harvey to Reds, a kid with a power arm. Thoughts?
    http://www.crawfishboxes.com/2013/5/...-bandys-hs-n-c

    It says his fastball sits in the mid-90s and has been clocked as high as 97. His curveball has plus-plus potential. And he has no interest in college and wants to sign. His father pitched in the bigs, so he has the pedigree.

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    Re: 2013 MLB Draft pick discussion thread

    If this year's #27 pick in the first round is as good as the Reds' last #27 pick in the first round, it will be all good.

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    Re: 2013 MLB Draft pick discussion thread

    This is the link to Baseball Americas top 500 players in the draft.

    http://www.baseballamerica.com/draft-preview/

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    Re: 2013 draft

    Quote Originally Posted by LoganBuck View Post
    BA mocks Hunter Harvey to Reds, a kid with a power arm. Thoughts?
    Their magazine has Kyle Serrano being selected.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TOBTTReds View Post
    Their magazine has Kyle Serrano being selected.
    The mag is 10 days behind
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    Re: 2013 MLB Draft pick discussion thread

    I'd like to see Phillip Ervin fall to us. Cape MVP, athletic college OF'er. BA has him as the 3rd best pure hitter in college.

    http://samfordsports.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=3793

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    Re: 2013 draft

    Quote Originally Posted by LoganBuck View Post
    BA mocks Hunter Harvey to Reds, a kid with a power arm. Thoughts?
    Arm injury waiting to happen.
    He'll probably be all right.

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    Re: 2013 MLB Draft pick discussion thread

    I'd like to see Phillip Ervin fall to us. Cape MVP, athletic college OF'er. BA has him as the 3rd best pure hitter in college.
    I like Ervin too. Definitely prefer him to Austin Wilson.
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    Re: 2013 MLB Draft pick discussion thread

    Quote Originally Posted by lollipopcurve View Post
    I like Ervin too. Definitely prefer him to Austin Wilson.
    And you could start him off in Bakersfield and he wouldn't be overmatched.
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    Re: 2013 draft

    Quote Originally Posted by M2 View Post
    Arm injury waiting to happen.
    Based on mechanics or based on him being a young power arm?

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    Re: 2013 draft

    Quote Originally Posted by Edd Roush View Post
    Based on mechanics or based on him being a young power arm?
    Little bit of both. Throws too many curves too, and supposedly has been throwing a lot of them for a very long time.
    He'll probably be all right.

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    Re: 2013 draft

    Quote Originally Posted by M2 View Post
    Little bit of both. Throws too many curves too, and supposedly has been throwing a lot of them for a very long time.
    I was under the impression that they had limited his involvement in traveling teams to protect his arm.
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    Re: 2013 draft

    Quote Originally Posted by Benihana View Post
    Pick 38

    2. Tim Anderson JuCo SS/2B

    Was just reading on http://www.motownsports.com/forums/m...ft-thread.html and a lot of draft "experts" are predicting Anderson will not last longer than the 20th pick. Sounds like either the Cardinals will draft him at 19 or the Tigers at 20. Both teams have been scouting him heavily. Apparently before this year he was mostly a basketball player and once he started focusing on baseball his numbers exploded. Sounds like an extremely athletic kid that can field and hit but with an average throwing arm. This kid would be perfect for the Reds in my opinion, may make the sting of trading Didi a little easier to deal with.


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