Quote Originally Posted by PuffyPig View Post
Once a player is comes onto an organization, and pitches for a while, I doubt his original draft postion figures much into how he is handled, other than you might expect a first round pick likely has more potential than a 20th round pick. But if the 20th round pick suddenly displays 1st round potential, he'd be treated the same way.

Not to convert these players to livestock, but they are assets, and I know that with horses, Kentucky-breds are your 1st-Round draft picks. You look at them differently and you treat them differently. They have less to prove, also. Thought it might be the same way with baseball players.