It is my understanding he had a scholarship to it was either Colgate or Dartmouth so he probably would have been a tough sign for anyone other than the hometown Braves.
Juan Francisco + Travis Wood for Reid Brignac
I'd take either Wood or Francisco rather than Brignac straight up.
"You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat."
-- Christy Matthewson
"Show me a good loser and I'll show you an idiot."
-- Leo Durocher
"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH
Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS
It happens for some teams, evidently. Michael Taylor goes to Oakland, Brett Wallace to Toronto.
Domo Arigato, Here Comes Joey Votto
"I do what I want to do and say what I want to say."
With Cozart a year away, this makes no sense. Let's see how the in-house option looks in AAA -- and perhaps in the majors late in 2010 -- before acquiring a potentially redundant player for significant talent.Juan Francisco + Travis Wood for Reid Brignac
"Baseball is a very, very complex business. It's more of a people business than most businesses." - Bob Castellini
Reid Brignac? Flip that issue of BA to the front cover... See the date on it? 2007? That's what i thought...
2010 Mock Draft Selections (picking for Rays)